Hike the Pipeline Canyon Trail

Arizona Pipeline Canyon Trail

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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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Activities:

Hiking

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Summer, Autumn, Winter

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

4 Miles

Elev. Gain:

-220 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Bathrooms
Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Lake
Picnic Area
Swimming Hole
Wildflowers

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Bridge is out :(

This is a great hike but the bridge across the water was washed away last summer and hasn't been reconstructed yet. It is still about a mile to the bridge and there are other trails all around it. Definitely worth the view from February to April when everything is blooming and the lake is full!

9 days ago

about 1 year 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!

about 1 year 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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