Agua Fria National Monument, Cordes Lakes

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#105 of 141 in Historic Sites in Arizona
National Park · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
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  • This National Monument was one of my favorite hikes in our border to border trip to Arizona. Not so far from Phoenix this monument has several points of interest including ruins. We chose to hike.....  more »
  • Went to the Badger Creek trail after a heavy rain. The views are spectacular. Be prepared to leave your vehicle and walk a fairly easy trail. Upon reaching the Agua Fría river we were greeted by the.....  more »
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  • Very good for cycling I saw several people riding mountain bikes. Also saw my first rattlesnake for the season so be careful and mindful. A green Mohave was wanting to attack my Jeep. The sights there were beautiful I drove a little way down a wash and got out and plopped down on the sandy river bed and played in the sand hoping to find an interesting rock or gem. Didn’t find much but it was fun. And as always when taking little day adventures always have the right vehicle to traverse the terrain and take water first aide supplies and things you would need to survive if you became stranded.
  • We used the entrance at the exit for Sunset Point Rest Stop, parked and walked along a beautiful trail (great for runners) that opened up to a miniature Grand Canyon. There are some power lines a long the trail, but you kinda forget they're there. We imagined what it was like to walk along that land before civilization came about. Super gorgeous. Zero shade so I don't recommend it I'm summer time unless you're in an ATV. THAT would be fun.

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