Hike the Pipeline Canyon Trail

Arizona Pipeline Canyon Trail

Added by Jo Stein

The views at Lake Plesant are spectacular. And the native plants aren't too shabby either. (Note I love succulents.)

This is a great hike for outdoor adventurers young and old. We had three generations on our hike and everyone enjoyed the rolling hills and beautiful vistas.

Starting at a little below 2,000 feet this hike takes about two hours out and back over a two-mile stretch. There is a parking lot with bathrooms at either end.

For those with small members of your hiking party and two vehicles you could easily leave a car at either end of the trail. There are also lots of options to extend the hike and take add a more strenous extension.

Pack List

Remember your sunscreen and water as it is HOT even in Feubary!

  • Sturdy shoes
  • Water
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
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Skill Level:



Summer, Autumn, Winter

Trail Type:



4 Miles

Elev. Gain:

-220 Feet



Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Picnic Area
Swimming Hole

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5 months ago

Stunning Desert Hike With Lake Views

One of the gems of Lake Pleasant Regional Park with a nice single track trail that even crosses OVER the lake! Also check out Yavapai Point!

5 months ago

Added by Jo Stein

Jo Stein is a weekend outdoor adventurer and avid world traveler. She is from New Mexico but lives in San Francisco with her husband Dan and their two dogs. She has two outdoor side- hustles Campeats.com and Essentialexplorer.com.

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