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The Toadstools Trail
Lone Rock Camground
The Hanging Garden Trail
On Thursday 4/27 we decided to venture out and hike a few shorter trails in the area. We exited our campground and headed north on US89. After a short drive of about 23 miles we arrived at a small pull off to hike a short trail named The Toadstools Trail.
What is a "Toadstool" we wondered. According to the sign at the trailhead:
A toadstool is a spire-like feature with a boulder perched atop a pedestal rock, like a mushroom, or "toadstool". It forms when softer rock erodes away, leaving a column sheltered from wind and water.
The first part of the trail was relatively flat, but we did get to see several desert flowering plants along the route.
After hiking back to our starting point we proceeded back into AZ toward our campground. On the way up, however, we had seen a sign touting Lone Rock Campground.
We didn't spend a whole lot of time here as we wanted to get back to the Glen Canyon Dam area and hike a short trail named Hanging Garden Trail.
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