Laura Clarke

  • Hike the Treasure Loop

    Located about 40 miles east of Phoenix right off AZ-88 E/N Apache Trail.The initial trail begins at an elevation of 2000 feet within the Sonoran Desert. The trail can be accessed via the Cholla (northern side) Day-use Area or the Saguaro (southern...

    2.4 miles 460 ft gain

  • Hike Estrella Mountain's Baseline Trail

    Baseline Trail is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail. This trail features lovely wild flowers and is rated as intermediate. You can use this trail not just for hiking but you can also use the trail for running as well as mountain biking. ...

    2.4 miles 259 ft gain

  • Hike the Trails at Fontanel

    The trailhead is located across from the Woods at Fontanel Music Venue, with the trail leading up and over the ridge behind the Fontanel Mansion and back down by the Woods at Fontanel VIP seating area. Keep in mind that the trails also connect to ...

    2.5 miles 229 ft gain

  • Photographing Tonto National Forest

    Directions:From anywhere in the valley you will be able to get to Tonto NF via AZ-202 Loop E, the US-60 E or the I-10 E. Eventually you want to get off on N Apache Trail (AZ-87) and from here on out, this is the road you'll be driving on. You'll c...