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Calloway Trail to Overlook

Picacho, Arizona



0.8 miles

Elevation Gain

262 ft

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Calloway Trail in Picacho, Arizona, is a moderately challenging hiking trail that stretches for 0.8 miles. The trail is known for its steep incline, which can be demanding for some hikers. However, the reward at the end of the trail is a panoramic view of the surrounding desert landscape from the overlook. The trail is marked by a variety of desert flora, including saguaro cacti and creosote bushes. Wildlife sightings are common, with hikers often spotting desert rabbits, lizards, and a variety of bird species. The trail also features a unique rock formation known as Picacho Peak, which is a popular spot for rock climbing. Hikers are advised to bring plenty of water, as the Arizona heat can be intense, especially during the summer months. The trail is open year-round, but the best time to hike is in the early morning or late afternoon when the temperatures are cooler. Despite its challenges, Calloway Trail offers a rewarding hike with stunning views of the Arizona desert.
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