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Nice hike! Parking, not so much

I am guessing this is a very popular trail based on the amount of cars in the lot. However, the lot... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Phoenix, Arizona
Great workout for a Short Hike

This hike is not flat and it is rocky. Its a nice work out for a short moderate hike that leads... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2018
Glendale, Arizona
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

I am guessing this is a very popular trail based on the amount of cars in the lot. However, the lot is not that big and we didn't pass by many people. The trail is a lot of fun, not too strenuous. Being in Phoenix,...More

Thank SivaAfi
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Started with the South side of Fatman Loop and up Elden Lookout trail at junction. Came down North half of Fatman Loop. South side was shorter but steeper but flat compared to Elden Lookout trail. Trail was good on the Loop but rougher on the...More

Thank 735ga2013
Reviewed July 13, 2018

A 2-mile loop. Going up was not an easy climb. Going down was easier . There were beautiful views of the city at the top. in spite of it being the loop I just get lost a couple of times as there are other trails...More

Thank Judy L
Reviewed June 5, 2018

This trail, even though not very long, was well worth the ups and downs along the way. Very unusual trees and rocks to enjoy and linger a bit to really take in the uniqueness of each thing. I loved this trail! I would recommend good...More

Thank alaskapl
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Ahhh... why are people so negative (?-at least some) about this trail (not everyone gave it a 5 Stars? Why)... Ok - I found it perfect. Nice elevation- a bit rigorous in the warm weather and when your friends literally ‘run’ uphill... Ok- I enjoyed...More

Thank Wo G
Reviewed April 28, 2018

The parking situation here is a joke - especially with this trailhead leading to multiple trails. People park all the way to the end of the lot so you can't even turn around, and the parking places that jut out all the way around the...More

Reviewed March 26, 2018

This hike is not flat and it is rocky. Its a nice work out for a short moderate hike that leads into other hikes that are rated hard. Its very scenic we interesting trees and rock formations. Just remember if your visiting Flagstaff that the...More

Thank 622hollyl
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Farman's loop was a scenic, fun and easy trail! plenty of picture-esque spots and gorgeous views of Flagstaff! There were options to go along different trails every now and then which was cool. Parking is tight so get there a with time to spare if...More

1  Thank kovarwithak
Reviewed January 21, 2018

I took 2 of my grandchildren to hike . We brought hiking sticks and snacks. We ended up trying to hike Mt. Eldon, not just "Fatmans Loop which is a preview to Mt. Eldon.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

The right fork up the trail is the easiest. It is a very rocky trail. Best to wear boots or very good tennis shoes!

Thank ktr11
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