Buena Vista Horse Trail

The 35th most popular equestrian trail in Arizona.

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South of Show Low in the White Mountains, the Buena Vista Trail (#637) is a rolling 9 miles long route (10.5 with the connector to the parking lot) and follows singletrack trail and old roads as it winds its way through the oak, pine, and manzanita. There are great views of the surrounding mountains, including Mt. Baldy. There is a good steep climb (one of 7) to get the blood going.

The access is from the junction of SR260/US60, go west on US60. Just after mile post 337, youll see a sign Entering the White Mountain Apache Reservation. Turn left before the sign on Forest Road 300 (Rim Road). The horseback riding trailhead is on the left.

Overall, Buena Vista Horse Trail is the 35th most popular horse trail of all 49 horseback rides in Arizona. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Buena Vista Horse Trail including Timber Mesa Trail, Los Burros Trail, Blue Ridge Trail, Ghost Of The Coyote Trail, Juniper Ridge and Los Caballos Trail.

Buena Vista Horse Trail Horseback Riding Map



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

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:  34.20424, -110.07866

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  7/28/2016

ID:  15152

Buena Vista Horse Trail Horseback Riding Map


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