Rhyolite Canyon

Willcox, Arizona 85643

Rhyolite Canyon

Rhyolite Canyon Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"A day hike along Rhyolite Canyon from Chiricahua National Monument Visitor Center to the Echo Canyon trail, 2.6 miles one way.

The path climbs steadily along the south wall of the canyon, and the pinnacles of welded tuff for which the canyon is famous rise in parallel ranks above the valley. Look for Arizona madrones along the path as it ascends. These unusual trees are characterized by shiny leaves and terminal branches of polished red. Views expand as the trail gains elevation and joins the Sarah Deming Canyon Trail. Both the Sarah Deming and upper Rhyolite Canyon Trails are discussed in detail under the Heart of Rocks Loop."

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Trail Information

Willcox
Nearby City
2.6
Distance
950 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
Best September to May
Season
Views
Features
USGS Chiricahua National Monument
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