Overview: Yew Thicket Trail #52 starts on the Kaibab National Forest in open stands of ponderosa pine and pinyon-juniper woodland. This portion of the trail follows an old road bed across the canyon rim. At its junction with Lonesome Pocket Trail #61, this trail narrows to a footpath. Here the trail is at its most scenic, as well as its most difficult, as it descends a steep canyon through red rock bluffs. Yew Thicket Trail #52 continues southwest along a side canyon as it approaches its end at Sycamore Basin Trail #63. Trail #63 is the main thoroughfare through the 55,000-acre Sycamore Canyon Wilderness, and presents excellent opportunities for backpacking in this rugged, remote area.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.