Hieroglyphic Mountain Loop

4.7/5 (11 reviews)
This route has many highlights. Make sure to bring the camera for great desert scape photos. The Boulder OHV area is free to use and offers camping, bathrooms, and an OHV practice arena for kids. Quickly you'll find an optional obstacle, a small-waterfall for some shenanigans that allows you to get ... Read More
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Highlights of Hieroglyphic Mountain Loop

Desert Category Icon Desert
Rock Category Icon Rock
Sand Category Icon Sand
Wash Category Icon Wash
Highest Elevation
2907 ft
Shape of Trail
Loop
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
9406
Nearest Town
Wickenburg
Nearest Services
Wickenburg
Management Agency
Bureau of Land Management
District
Hassayampa Field Office

Overview

This route has many highlights. Make sure to bring the camera for great desert scape photos. The Boulder OHV area is free to use and offers camping, bathrooms, and an OHV practice arena for kids. Quickly you'll find an optional obstacle, a small-waterfall for some shenanigans that allows you to get some flex on. Just after the waterfall you will find an old windmill with a larger area to make a stop. This trail takes you through sandy washes and up to the tops of roller-coaster-like peaks with breathtaking views. This is a very narrow trail when climbing the high peaks that give a bit of the pucker factor with little to no room for turn arounds. You descend back down into the wash and end the loop where you began -- making it nice for vehicles that are towed to the trail head or if you are camping out.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

Trail Guide Overview
20 Waypoints
62 Trail Photos
4 Trail Concerns
11 Community Reviews
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