Summary: A hike to a very distinct rock formation
Challenge Level: Moderate
Hiking Distance: About 5 miles round trip, but depends on which trailhead you use
Trailhead Directions: There are several trailheads for this hike: Bell Rock Vista and Jack's Canyon Road
From the "Y" (the intersection of State Route 89A and State Route 179) proceed south on SR 179 for about 6.25 miles. You'll pass a "Scenic View" sign on your left, just north of Bell Rock. Continue on SR 179 another 3/4 mile or so, you'll see another parking area on your left, south of Bell Rock. Turn left into the parking area, or
From the "Y" (the intersection of State Route 89A and State Route 179) proceed south on SR 179 for about 7.25 miles and turn left on Jack's Canyon (go 270° around the 3rd round-about in the Village of Oak Creek). Continue on Jack's Canyon for about 2 miles. Turn right on to an unpaved road and park here. The trail is across Jack's Canyon
Description: The Rabbit Ears formation is near the Village of Oak Creek. It's a moderate hike that takes you to some very scenic areas. We hiked a loop which is best done with a portable GPS unit. There are very interesting rocks along the trail.
Here's a link to a video of the Rabbit Ears hike (http://youtu.be/97bBpAIUz-I)
Here are photos from our October 2009 hike
Here are photos by David Butler taken on our October 2009 hike
Here are photos by Lou Camp
For those of you who have a GPS unit, I have GPS data available for the hike which include "tracks," the route and waypoints.
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