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Cholla Cactus Garden

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What people say

"Located, 20 miles (32 km) north of Cottonwood Visitor Center. Trek is 0.25 mile (0.4 km), approx. 20 min hike. An easy loop hike, into a field of densely concentrated, naturally growing cholla cactus. Please stay on the trail and watch out for prickly cactus. Close toed shoes are highly advised. "
"A valley full of cholla cacti, a view you don't see in the rest of the park. It's a unique landscape that makes for a cool photo! You can walk just a few steps from your car to experience this."
"Visit at sunrise or sunset for a magical scene. Make sure to wear sturdy shoes! "

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