ElevationAscent: 585' 178 m
Descent: -197' -60 m
High: 3,079' 938 m
Low: 2,610' 796 m
GradeAvg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)
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“This wet hike through Aravaipa Canyon wades in the creek and navigates terrain on both banks to head deep into the wild.”— hdjohnson
Family Friendly Water is encountered within a few hundred feet of the west trailhead. The hiking is relatively flat with good footing under the water.
Expect to get your feet wet, as the easiest progress is frequently by wading in the creek or by crossing from one bank to the other. Don't bother with waterproof boots because the water level will typically be over your boot tops. From the west end, the canyon starts relatively open but narrows down at about the 2 mile point, which is near the confluence with Hell's Half Acre Canyon.
Land Manager: BLM Arizona - Safford Field Office