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Epic hike

It’s 4 miles, not 3 miles from the ranger station up Bill Williams trail to the summit!! The sign... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
LDavidMarquet
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Tampa, Florida
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Gorgeous

A lovely drive up the mountain. Views all around are spectacular. Would love to go back and hike up... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
ozzieamy
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Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
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Phenomenal views for hundreds of miles in every direction
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County Road 73 to FDR 111, Williams, AZ 86046
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

This off road trail is not for regular cars or SUV's. It can be very steep and slippery. You don't have to use 4-wheel drive, but I would recommend it. Also - not for people who don't like heights, as some of the drop offs...More

Thank Michael N V
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

It’s 4 miles, not 3 miles from the ranger station up Bill Williams trail to the summit!! The sign says 3 but that only gets you to the where there’s a turn off to a trail heading down the other side. Amazing birch stand near...More

Thank LDavidMarquet
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

A lovely drive up the mountain. Views all around are spectacular. Would love to go back and hike up instead. Only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars is when you get to the top you get all jumbled up in a cell phone tower...More

2  Thank ozzieamy
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Got some clearance on your vehicle? You only need a little to tackle this fun road. We almost didn't try it because I read it would be bumpy, it wasn't at all and was very scenic, with thick trees and cooler temps welcoming you on...More

Thank Julia H
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We drove up to the lookout point although I'm interested in returning to do the hike as it's just such a pretty area. The road was good. You need a high clearance vehicle for sure. The further up you go the rougher it gets. The...More

1  Thank ozzieamy
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Exhilarating up mountain hike number 21 starting from the ranger station at the western end of Williams. The hike up to the service road just below the mountain peak is about 3.5 miles. All in forest and, if you're lucky, in the upper segment you...More

1  Thank Zoom_Gotti
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is a beautiful trail and incredibly well maintained and marked. If you lose your way on this trail, it's only because you have your eyes closed. The first half mile is a consistent climb up which will get your heart pumping overtime. The second...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We hiked the Bill Williams Mountain Trail 21 to the overlook. It was about 8 miles round trip, with a 2200 foot elevation gain. We were fortunate to do the hike on a cool, clear day. It had rained two days before, but the trail...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Very scenic and cool area. Lots of green and views all around. Nice place to get away from the heat.

Thank Quadyak
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We had done some reading that helped us decide to make this drive. It was not what we expected and was really not worth the effort. It was hard to find the road leading to the trail from Williams. It had more than one name...More

Thank Violette54
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