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Woodchute Trail Hike
Woodchute Wilderness, AZ
June 5, 2004

Gallery contains 36 photos

Gallery last updated: 2/13/2019

Woodchute Trail Hike: Image 1
You are now entering the Woodchute Wilderness in the Prescott National Forest.
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Palmer's Penstemon (Penstemon palmeri) in bloom on the lower part of the trail.
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Palmer's Penstemon (Penstemon palmeri).
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The Woodchute Trail - Trail 102.
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Yellow Salsify after blooming resembles a giant dandylion.
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Yellow Salsify.
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View of the cliffs on the south side of Woodchute Mountain. (It's actully more of a mesa than a mountain.)
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New Mexico Groudsel (Senecio neomexicanus) (AKA New Mexico Butterweed.)
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Prickly Pear sheltered by the roots of an old Alligator Juniper.
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View of the southern cliffs of Woodchute Mountain as we start the short climb to the top of the mesa.
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Lizard
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Lizard
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Following the trail on top of the forest covered mesa.
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Greater Short-horned Lizard (Phrynosoma hernandesi)
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Greater Short-horned Lizard (Phrynosoma hernandesi)
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At the northern edge of the mesa one has a wide view toward (right to left) Bill Williams Mountain, Kendrick Peak and the San Fransisco Peaks.
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You also have a great view of the Verde Valley overlooking Clarkdale and Cottonwood.
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Sego Lily.
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Roll of barb wire just before the trail drops down down from the mesa (our turn around point.)
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Along the trail.
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A view from the trail above Woodchute Tank.
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View overlooking Woodchute Tank.
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Stately ole Juniper near Woodchute Tank.
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Woodchute Tank all dried up.
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Foxtails at Woodchute Tank.
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Foxtails at Woodchute Tank.
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Paintbrush.
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Bark of Alligator Juniper (Juniperus deppeana).
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Alligator Juniper (Juniperus deppeana).
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Silver Puffs (Microseris lindleyi).
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New Mexico Thistle (Cirsium neomexicanum)
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Hedgehog cactus nestled in the roots of an Alligator Juniper.
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That's Highway 89A below.
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Yep...that's the photographer.
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