Hiking The Timber Mesa Trail

The 38th most popular hiking trail in Arizona.

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Southeast of Show Low in the White Mountains, the Timber Mesa Trail (#636) is a 6 mile hiking route that follows the top edge of the mesa and loops back along the Chimneys Fire Road. The trail on the top of the mesa is rocky.

To reach the hiking trailhead from the Lakeside Ranger Station, head south on SR260. Turn left on Porter Mountain Road (FS45) for 2.2 miles. Take a left at the cattle guard and continue to the trailhead on the right.

Overall, Timber Mesa Trail is the 38th most popular hiking trail of all 49 hikes in Arizona. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Timber Mesa Trail including Buena Vista Trail, Blue Ridge Trail, Ghost Of The Coyote Trail, Juniper Ridge, Los Caballos Trail and Los Burros Trail.

Timber Mesa Trail in Apache NF (AZ/US)

Timber Mesa Trail in Apache NF (AZ/US)

Timber Mesa Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  ASNF (928) 368-5111; Arizona Tourism (866) 275-5816; Pinetop Tourism (928) 367-4290.

Recommended Book:  "Arizona Hiking Guide" from Robert Stieve

Best Season:  May - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Lakeside CG near Lakeside Ranger Office

Breakfast Restaurant:  Johnny Angels, Pinetop

Reference Source:  click here http://www.wmonline.com/

GPS:  34.18518, -109.96574

Date Published:  12/27/2015

Date Updated:  7/11/2016

ID:  15153

Timber Mesa Trail Hiking Map


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