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6.7 mile 10.7 kilometer loop
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,371' 418 m
Descent: -1,370' -418 m
High: 1,788' 545 m
Low: 769' 234 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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Amazing limestone features.

Luke Brisk

Features Cave · River/Creek · Swimming · Waterfall · Wildlife

Overview

One of the best trails around. Has amazing limestone cliff faces and waterfalls.

Description

Opposite of most trails, you initially descend into the valley and climb out on the return.

This is the only trail around so it would be hard to get lost. There are some Horse trails that cross it but they are easily distinguishable. You'll cross two creeks, Hurricane and Turkey respectively, via log bridges, before following Turkey Creek to the Walls of Jericho.

The walls are high cliff limestone cliff faces from the creek bed and narrow to a natural amphitheater. Depending on the rainfall there are multiple waterfalls and good places of some swimming there as well.

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Jun 1, 2019
Cameron Rentschler
7mi — 2h 30m
Apr 20, 2019
Heather T
Mar 23, 2019
Darrell Stokes
9.6mi — 4h 30m
Mar 22, 2019
Loretta Brackett
Feb 9, 2019
Ted Towry
Feb 3, 2019
Brenda Navarro
Worth the hike! And wonderful beginners backpacking if you want to practice! 6mi
Oct 21, 2018
AlexJordan
Sep 16, 2018
Megan Aumann

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