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Mazatzal Wilderness Area

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Great hike

Went with my wife and hiked in a bit. Beautiful views. Easy hike. The Barnhardt trail head is a... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2016
theboom
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Rochester, NY
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Night Drive. Sunrise Peak View. Worth it !!!

So, this is how I planned it. I left Show Low the night before, drive in the rain to the Mazatzal... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2016
Nicholas H
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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Mazatzal, meaning "an area inhabited by deer," consists of a total of 252,390 aces of rugged desert land, and is significant for the Yavapai and Tonto Apache, who have exerted their influence in the area for about 5,000 years.
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31 Mar 2016
“Great hike”
19 Feb 2016
“Night Drive. Sunrise Peak View. Worth it !!!”
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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Went with my wife and hiked in a bit. Beautiful views. Easy hike. The Barnhardt trail head is a LONG way in. On a rocky dirt road. We did it in a smart car and it was a bad idea.

Thank theboom
Reviewed 19 February 2016

So, this is how I planned it. I left Show Low the night before, drive in the rain to the Mazatzal turn-off and headed up the mountain in the pitch darkeness, which was kinda frightening...there were lots of field mice traversing the dirt road which...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 12 June 2013

The Mazatzal Wilderness Area is true wilderness, once you leave the area of the Barnhardt Mesa parking lot. Strong hikers can easily walk around the peak in two fairly easy days. There isn't much water to be found, so carry in everything you'll need. There...More

Thank Soggiorno
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Have you ever considered Mazatlan for Carnival? With all the bad press Mexico as a whole is getting people are flocking by the thousands the other way.I am in Mazatlan for the second year. This time I planned to take in Carnival. One would be...More

Thank Margoatsea
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