Spencer Trail

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Arizona

Distance2.0mi
Elevation Gain2,159ft
Trailhead Elevation3,137ft
Top4,669ft
Elevation Min/Max3132/4669ft
Elevation Start/End3137/3137ft

Spencer Trail

Spencer Trail is a hiking trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. It is two miles long and begins at 3,137 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,159 feet. The Lee's Ferry parking is near the trailhead. There are also a bench, restroom, and piers. The trail ends near the Spencer Trail Lookout viewpoint.

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"Although a short hike distance-wise, the historic Spencer Trail climbs 1,500 feet in only 1.5 miles. This effort is not without its rewards, however: the top offers spectacular views of the Colorado River and the surrounding red rock desert."

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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
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USGS Lees Ferry
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Oct 2018