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Arizona: Little Elden Springs Horse Camp|
Posted on Sunday, May 01 @ 00:29:54 MST by jhallamek
Location: 4.5 Miles North of Flagstaff, AZ on US 89 turn west on 556 Elden Springs Road for 2 miles
One of my favorite spots with plenty of well maintained and traveled trails leading into the San Francisco Peaks trails area. The camp sites are mostly pull through with drinking quality running water strategically placed throughout the campground loop. The toilets are pit type and well maintained. The trails range from easy to strenuous and I recommend proceeding with caution on the trails marked as not recommended for horses. Snow may be present early in the season on some parts of the trails, in some cases covering passages.
Elevation: 7000’to 12000’MSL
Season: May – October
Camp Host: Robert
Sites: 15 pull through
Drinking water: Yes
Fee: $15.00 per night
Reservations: National Forest Reservation Center 1-800-280-2267
Deer Hill Trail (5 miles), Doney Trail (.5 miles), Fatmans Loop (2 miles), Little Elden Trail (4.7 miles), Pipeline Trail (2.8 miles), Rocky Ridge Trail (2.2 miles), Schultz Creek Trail (3.5 miles) and Sunset Trail (4 miles).
Arizona Trail (9 miles), Broodband Trail (2.5 miles), Inner Basin Trail (2 miles), Kachina Trail (5 miles), Little Bear Trail (3.5 miles), Oldham Trail (5.5 miles), and Sandy Seep Trail (1.5 miles).
Moderate to Strenuous
Weatherford Trail 8.7 miles
Abineau Bear Jaw Trails (6 miles), Elden Lookout Trail (3 miles), Heart trail (3.5 miles), and Humphrey’s Trail (4.5 miles).
USDA Forest Service (Little Elden Springs)
Recreation.gov (Coconino National Forest, AZ)
Average Score: 5|