Most People Don’t Realize This Scenic Hiking Trail In Arizona Even Exists
Finding a quiet hiking trail these days is tough work, especially if it’s anywhere near popular tourist areas such as Flagstaff or Sedona. However, they do exist! Let’s take a look at one located near the Village of Oak Creek in the Verde Valley.
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The trailhead for Turkey Creek Trail is located about 4.5 miles west of the Village of Oak Creek, via Forest Roads 216A And 9892. You can find details about accessing the trail and a map by visiting the National Forest Service website.
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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