How to Hike the Backbone Trail
8. Hondo Canyon Trail winds through woods and meadows before ascending by a series of switchbacks up the canyon wall to Saddle Peak Road. Photo by Suzanne Guldimann
The weirdly weathered sandstone formations on this trail, along with a now-closed and off limits ”cave,” have made this stretch of the Backbone Trail in Corral Canyon a little too popular. The best time to visit is on a weekday or early in the morning on a weekend.