Hiking The Arizona Trail - Blue Ridge Section

The 19th most popular hiking trail in Arizona.

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Northeast of Payson in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, the blazed Blue Ridge section of the Arizona Trail is an 8 mile one-way hiking trek across meadows, forests and canyons past nearby hot springs. It stretches from General Springs Cabin in the south to NFS Blue Ridge Campground in the north. From SR87, follow FS300 east for six miles to trailhead. The Arizona Trail follows Fred Haught Trail for a short distance.

Overall, Arizona Trail - Blue Ridge Section is the 19th most popular hiking trail of all 49 hikes in Arizona. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Arizona Trail - Blue Ridge Section including General George Crook Trail, Highline National Recreation Trail, Mainstem Black River Trail, Woods Canyon Lake To Chevelon Lake, AD Bar Trail and Ackre Lake TrailHannagan Meadow Loop.

Arizona Trail - Blue Ridge Section Hiking Map

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Local Contact(s):  CNF (928) 527-3600; Arizona Tourisim (866) 275-5816; Arizona Trail Association (602) 252-4794.

Recommended Book:  "Arizona Hiking Guide" from Robert Stieve

Best Season:  Mar. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Blue Ridge CG

Luxury Loding:  Merritt Lodge, Payson (800) 414-9880

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/coconino/

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  8/1/2016

ID:  12516

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