Mid Hills to Hole-in-the-Wall Trail

The Hole-in-the-Wall to Mid Hills trailhead at the Mid Hills Campground. The trail begins with an interpretive sign, passes through creosote, and goes towards hills illuminated by the setting sun.
The northern trailhead of the Mid Hills to the Hole-in-the-Wall Trail.  Picture taken from the Mid Hills Campground at sunset.

David Williams, NPS.

Trailheads: Entrance to Mid Hills Campground, and about 1 mile west of Black Canyon Road on the south end of Wild Horse Canyon Road.

Hike 8 miles, one-way, through a maze of washes decorated with barrel and cholla cacti, then through the Hackberry Fire burned area. Total elevation gain is 1,200 feet. Warning: the trail is currently rough and some route markers are hard to find. Pay attention to your surroundings and bring a map and plenty of water.

Last updated: April 27, 2021

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