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6 by photographer avatarPhxRiles
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Badger Springs TrailCamp Verde, AZ
Camp Verde, AZ
Hiking avatar Jul 27 2021
PhxRiles
Hiking3.30 Miles 234 AEG
Hiking3.30 Miles   1 Hour   24 Mns   2.36 mph
234 ft AEG
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Needed some place cooler, a little out of town, and remote to get away from all the noise and disconnect. Had been out here before and this filled the bill. Not a long hike but relaxing. Started around 9:30am and the trail pretty much follows Badger Springs Wash to the Agua Fria River. Some puddles and trickling water in the wash, and the river was flowing with a small waterfall just upstream from the wash. Very nice when you get back to the river when it's flowing. Muddy in spots but not too bad. Saw a lot of zebra-tailed lizards, especially near the trailhead. Too fast to get any decent photos.

No one else on the trail, not surprisingly. There was a semi in the parking area when I pulled up, but he was long gone by the time I finished. On the way back I checked out the High Desert Trail in Rock Springs. A short, 1.8 mile nature trail type in a park area. Just north of Rock Springs on Jacie Ln.

water 1 out of 5water less than maxwater less than maxwater less than max Badger Spring Wash Pools to trickle Pools to trickle
Pools from recent rain, trickling as you get closer to Agua Fria River. Somewhat muddy near the river.
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