Day Hike - Robinson & Ainsley Canyons


Day Hike - Robinson & Ainsley Canyons

Joe Watt Canyon is a very flowery place this time of year! 45% of the hike will be on gravel roads, easy to socialize and social distance. Photos, same time last year:

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  • Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,500 ft
  • Pace: 2 MPH, no maximum

Joe Watt Canyon Trailhead at 8:30 AM,

This is tick and rattlesnake country. Please note the start time. 

I let the group split up. The people or person in front must stop at junctions and every half hour and let the rest of the group come together. 


Robinson & Ainsley Canyons

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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