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Beardsley Trail - Lake PleasantPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 15 2017
DarthStiller
Hiking11.90 Miles 1,374 AEG
Hiking11.90 Miles   5 Hrs      2.38 mph
1,374 ft AEG
 
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Since the Steeler game got moved to the night game, I decided to go out in the morning and get my first hike in for 2017. I noticed that there are more trails up by Lake Pleasant, so I went up that way. From the Beardsley CRP TH (or the Agua Fria TH, depending on what reference you're reading), I took the Beardsley Trail northward. Along the way up, I took a side trip out on the Frog Tanks and Roadrunner Trails. At the end of the Roadrunner Trail, there is another spur trail that takes you over and up to a butte/island jutting from the shoreline in towards the lake. There was also a small Hohokam ruin right along the Roadrunner trail with a few faded signs giving some rudimentary info.

After I got back on the Beardsley Trail, I headed north again until I got to the beginning of the Wild Burro Trail by the campground, and then headed back. On the way back I encountered quite a few mountain bikers, but no hikers. There was some rain on the way back, but nothing really bad, just some drizzle. The weather was cloudy, but very cool and pleasant. Very near the trailhead is a stream crossing that looks like it's from the lake. Lots of riparian style vegetation in that area, making for not the usual desert scenery.
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