Tuesday night after work I drove up to Holbrook and stayed the night to begin my Hiking/Road Trippin Journey.
First Stop Onyx Bridge. This is in the Book "100 Classic Hikes in Arizona" by Scott Warren. I am making good progress on completing them all.
The hike is really pretty cool and very different than anything else I have experienced. It is in the Painted Desert and is like a giant sandbox hiking playground. Finding the Onyx Bridge isn't the easiest thing in the world but isn't impossible either. There was a lady and her dog camping about a 100 yards from bridge. It seemed like an odd place to set up camp if you ask me but hey what do I know? After finding the bridge I just roamed around taking it all in. I attempted to climb straight up side of one of the large sand cliffs but about half way up I came sliding right back down. (you can see my attempt on the GPS route)
Headed on back to the trailhead and on to hike two of the day. Thumbs up on this one if you happen to be in the area!