An easy two wheel drive back to desert gardens lead us to the back side of Coyote Mountain. Interesting geology. Love the desert and all it offers. Would be spectacular when wild flowers are blooming.
It is an adventure driving in through the Cactus Garden to hike one of the many trails here. There are lots of blooming ocotillo and other cactus this time of the year, plus other flowers scattered here and there in the desert. We saw Big Horn Sheep, an Antelope Squirrel, and even a coyote in mid day. There are NO... 更多
I drove my 2WD SUV about five miles up the road to the first willow grove where the road crosses Coyote Creek the first time. The road beyond that is for 4WD vehicles, so i turned around. The flowers and scenery were great.
Coyote Canyon is not for everyone.........Thank Goodness! The road is dusty and gets very rocky past the Third Crossing, but if you love real desert exploring, it doesn't get any better. Prior to arriving at Third Crossing, (where, if you don't have a high clearance 4x4 and lots of experience...........you better plan on hiking the road!) there are three marked... 更多
We rented a Jeep. This was a fun trek. About 30 minutes in the road gets fun. You need 4x4. Many opportunities for pictures and flowering plants. Get out of the car and explore a bit for the best experience.
The vibrant colors only found in the desert and in the spring are in abundance here. A fairly rugged vehicle is necessary for most of the trip, and 4wheel drive for the final few miles. Don't miss the beautiful sculptures near the entrance.