Woods Canyon Overlook Horseback Riding

The 30th most popular equestrian trail in Arizona.

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West of Heber and Forest Lakes in the Rim Lakes Recreation Area, this 8.5 mile out and back ride follows FS235 from SR 260.

To reach the horseback riding trailhead from Heber, head west on SR260 for 17 miles to the Rim Trailhead parking area.

Overall, Woods Canyon Overlook is the 30th most popular horse trail of all 49 horseback rides in Arizona. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Woods Canyon Overlook including AD Bar Trail, Arizona Trail - Highline Horse Trail, East Eagle Trail, Highline Trail, Reynold Trailhead and Cascade Recreation Area.

Wood Canyon Trail in Apache NF (AZ/US)

Wood Canyon Trail in Apache NF (AZ/US)


Local Contact(s):  ASNF (928) 333-4301; Arizona Tourism (866) 275-5816

Best Season:  May - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  NFS Willow Springs Lake CG

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

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

GPS:  34.30591, -110.89717

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  7/16/2016

ID:  15265


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