Rocky Ridge Trail
The Rocky Ridge Trail is a moderate hike in the Schultz Creek Trail System in the Dry Lake Hills in Flagstaff. This route is used by hikers, those with dogs, and mountain bikers. It mostly travels through the forest on varied terrain and you’ll have the best experience if you hike when the wildflowers are out. This route can get a bit snowed in during the wintertime. Expect moderate traffic.
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Route Description for Rocky Ridge Trail
The Rocky Ridge Trail is a hike that leads you through the trees at the base of the Dry Lake Hills in Flagstaff. This route mostly shows off the forest and includes varied, interesting terrain. This trail is also sometimes used by mountain bikers, so keep an eye out and share the trail if you come across one another. Dogs are permitted on this hike as long as they’re on leash.
There are a lot of interconnecting trails in this area, so consider bringing a GPS route or map if you’re unfamiliar with the routes. Sturdy boots are recommended as, true to the name, this trail can be a bit rocky.
From the trailhead, cross Schultz Creek and go left onto the Arizona Trail-Rocky Ridge. Follow this route as it hugs the base of the hills. Watch for birds, deer, or elk as you go. The route becomes the Rocky Ridge Trail as you go. It ends at the junction with Elden Lookout Trail, where you can turn back and retrace your steps.
Getting to the Rocky Ridge Trail Trailhead
The trailhead for Rocky Ridge Trail is on Schultz Pass Road.
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