TMRA 9994

4/5 (1 reviews)
Black Canyon City, Arizona (Maricopa County)
Last Updated: 03/20/2021
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Trail Information

Highlights

Nestled in the heart of the popular Table Mesa Recreation Area, this short and straightforward trail passes through a prototypical Sonoran Desert landscape with one delightful surprise. An unnamed spring along a small wash creates a lush garden in the dusty desert. The green leaves of white-barked sycamore trees shimmer in the breeze. Not native to this area, a massive palm tree stands as a lonely sentinel over the grassy campsites below. The surprising oasis literally begs you to picnic here or even pitch a tent and stay for the night under a starry sky. This short trail can easily be combined with nearby tracks others to create an interesting loop. There are lots to see in the Sonoran Desert, so take your time and do some exploring in the Table Mesa Recreation Area.

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Trail Reviews

4/5 (1 reviews)
Status: Open
Rated 4/5
Visited: 09/06/2020

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