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Get a taste of the Whetstone Mountains backcountry on the Ocotillo Trail! Join an experienced park ranger for a 3.2 mile hike over moderate terrain. Make sure to bring plenty of water, good hiking shoes, and to dress appropriately for the weather.

Built in response to visitor requests for additional and more challenging trails at Kartchner Caverns State Park, the new trail is 1.75 miles through the foothills of the Whetstone Mountains. To access the trail, visitors must use the Foothills Loop Trail, bringing the total loop distance to 3.25 miles.

This trail is considered challenging. If you plan to participate in the guided hike, please wear closed-toe shoes, dress appropriately for the weather and bring plenty of water.

Park entry is $7/vehicle, no additional cost for the hike. Leashed dogs welcome. Hike may be cancelled due to weather, please check conditions before coming out.

Hike repeats Apr 27 and May 25, 2019.

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