Big Balanced Rock - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Big Balanced Rock
Big Balanced Rock Trail is next to Totem Canyon and is located in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Big Balanced Rock Trail has a length of 1.65 kilometres.
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Echo Canyon Trail
1.68km from Big Balanced Rock
Echo Canyon Loop is a 6.4 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Willcox, Arizona that offers the chance to see wildlife. This loop consists of Echo Canyon, Hailstone, and Ed Riggs Trails. Most people prefer to hike the loop counter-clockwise since walking up the Ed Riggs Trail is less strenuous than the Echo Canyon Trail. The route winds through spectacular rock formations including the Grottoes and Wallstreet to the densely wooded Echo Park
1.82km from Big Balanced Rock
Massai Point Overlook is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near San Simon, Arizona.m It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and also there are so many things to see and experience here.
Chiricahua National Monument
2.68km from Big Balanced Rock
Chiricahua National Monument is a unit of the National Park System located in the Chiricahua Mountains of southeastern Arizona. This area was the homeland of the Chiricahua Apache. They came into this region in the 1400's, where they used these mountain ranges as an area of refuge, to find food and live off the land. They migrated with the weather in their Southern Arizona stronghold.Visit to see the results of something that happened 27 million years ago.
3.37km from Big Balanced Rock
Rhyolite Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near San Simon, Arizona.The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, and bird watching and is accessible year-round.
Faraway Ranch Historic District
5.08km from Big Balanced Rock
The Faraway Ranch Historic District is part of the Chiricahua National Monument in southeastern Arizona, and preserves an area associated with the final conflicts with the local Apache, one of the last frontier settlements, and in particular, its association with the people who promoted the establishment of the Chiricahua National Monument. Faraway Ranch is located in Bonita Canyon, which lies at an approximate altitude of 5160 feet and opens in a southwesterly direction.
16.71km from Big Balanced Rock
The Chiricahua Mountains are located in southeast Arizona in Cochise County and the summit, It is the highest point of the county and one of just 57 "Ultra" prominent peaks in the lower-48 states, with over 5,000 feet of prominence above the desert floors.Much of the peak was severely burned in recent times, which creates vast open views across the landscape. This includes views across the Basin and Range to Mount Lemmon, Mount Graham, and Mount Wrightson.
Discover More Attractions in Cochise County, Home of Big Balanced Rock
Cochise County is a county in the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. Here are great outdoor opportunities for hiking, rock climbing, camping, picnicking, & bird watching. This County also has great opportunities for peaceful relaxation, particularly at the many Inns, B&B's, & guest ranches. Whether it's adventure or tranquility you seek, you can easily find it here.