Hike the Purgatory Creek Natural Area

Purgatory Creek Natural Area

Exciting hike through plains and cacti and into a cavern...welcome to purgatory.

Park in the dirt lot off of Hunter Road (see map) to access the trail. Trail is open year round and is dog-friendly. 

Photos: amboo who?, Rafael Marquez, bendini

Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Sun protection
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RT Distance 9.07 Miles
Elevation Gain 465 Feet
Activities Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking
Skill Level Intermediate
Season Winter
Trail Type Loop
Dog Friendly


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Fun but basic hike!

Easy to bike or hike.

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