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This is likely a great time to hike this trail!  Check out "Prefered" months below, keep in mind this is an estimate.

Vietnam Memorial Trail, AZ

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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Route Finding 3 of 5
Distance Round Trip 1.44 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,362 feet
Elevation Gain 362 feet
Accumulated Gain 382 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 3.35
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11  2015-09-18 Stoic
5  2011-03-08 mikepag
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Preferred   Jan, Dec, Feb, Nov
Seasons   Early Autumn to Late Spring
Sun  7:02am - 5:26pm
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Likely In-Season!
The Vietnam Memorial Trail is 1050 ft. to the flag and then another 1613 ft. to the top. There are 44 plaques, honoring some of our fallen veterans, and some interesting details and statistics regarding the war. The final plaque and an American flag are less than 1/4 mile up the trail and continues for about ½ mile, after the flag. There are 8 benches along the path to the flag.


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Work began on the 14th of Feb. 2009. The flag and trail are maintained by individuals from the nearby community of Trilogy at Vistancia.

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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.

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To hike
From the 303N, take Vistancia Blvd, north. Turn left onto Happy Valley Road. Take right onto Dysart Rd and turn left onto Jomax Rd. The trailhead is about 0.15 mi ahead. Plenty of room on the north shoulder.

Street parking in nearby neighborhood is discouraged.
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