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Uinkaret volcanic field - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Uinkaret volcanic field, Arizona, USA

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About Uinkaret volcanic field

The Uinkaret volcanic field is an area of monogenetic volcanoes in northwestern Arizona, United States, located on the north rim of the Grand Canyon.


Attractions Near Uinkaret volcanic field

Mount Trumbull Wilderness
Mount Trumbull Wilderness3.18km from Uinkaret volcanic field

The Mount Trumbull Wilderness is north of Grand Canyon National Park and in the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument. The wilderness contains both prehistoric and historic archaeological sites. The Ancestral Puebloans are known to have inhabited the area, and an archaeological field school is conducted in and around the area each summer.

Mount Logan Wilderness
Mount Logan Wilderness9.6km from Uinkaret volcanic field

Mt. Logan Wilderness is located in a very remote, rugged portion of the Arizona Strip, that portion of Arizona north of the Grand Canyon. It includes basalt ledges, cinder cones, ponderosa pine forests, pinyon-juniper woodlands, and a large, colorful, naturally eroded amphitheater known as Hells Hole. Hiking, camping, scenic vistas, watching wildlife and hunting are some of the prime recreational opportunities found in this wilderness.

Toroweap Point
Toroweap Point16.17km from Uinkaret volcanic field

This is is a viewpoint within the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, United States. It is located in a remote area on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, 55 miles west of the North Rim Headquarters. The overlook is the only viewpoint in the National Park from where the Colorado River can be seen vertically below. The overlook stands 3,000 feet above the river.

Vulcan's Throne
Vulcan's Throne18.53km from Uinkaret volcanic field

Vulcan’s Throne is a cinder cone, approximately 1.7 km from Toroweap Overlook, and forms part of the Uinkaret volcanic field. The volcano is adjacent the Colorado River, as it is the source material for Lava Falls and Lava Falls Rapids one of the largest rapids of the Colorado.

Toroweap Overlook
Toroweap Overlook19.55km from Uinkaret volcanic field

A spectacular overlook, from which you can view the canyon and several volcanic ash mounds and lava flowing from a close position. It is protruding peak 2887 ft above the Colorado River, and it is from here that the Grand Canyon’s most beautiful photographs are taken.The overlook is the only viewpoint in the National Park from where the Colorado River can be seen vertically below.The short Saddle Horse Loop Trail allows access to more viewpoints near the overlook.

Tuckup Canyon trail
Tuckup Canyon trail 25.36km from Uinkaret volcanic field

The Tuckup Trail is a 100-mile-long hiking trail on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, in Grand Canyon National Park, located in the U.S. state of Arizona.It extends from Toroweap Point, to 150 Mile Canyon on the Esplanade Sandstone member of the Supai formation. It originated as a cattle trail and many cowboy camps can be found along its extent. It has few reliable water sources, Schmutz Spring at the head of Tuckup Canyon being one of them.

Where is Uinkaret volcanic field

Discover More Attractions in Mohave County, Where Uinkaret volcanic field Is Located

Mohave County
Mohave County
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Mohave County is in the northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. It contains parts of Grand Canyon National Park and Lake Mead National Recreation Area and all of the Grand Canyon–Parashant National Monument. The Kaibab, Fort Mojave and Hualapai Indian Reservations also lie within the county.

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