North of Clifton in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, the 12 mile AD Bar Trail passes through a variety of terrain and vegetation including ponderosa pine, pinyon and juniper. It starts at 4,700 feet and climbs to 7,000.
0.0 Trailhead on Highway 191
3.0 AD Bar Ranch
4.6 Junction with Trail #547
8.8 Junction with Trail #342 and VT Ranch
12.0 HU Bar Ranch and Blue River
To reach the hiking trailhead from Clifton, head north on SR191 for 40 miles. The trailhead is on the eastside of the road and the parking is on the westside.
Overall, AD Bar Trail is the 23rd most popular hiking trail of all 49 hikes in Arizona.