Great water sources and then many that are almost always bone dry. Hiline Trail is an expert-level mountain bike trail that is best ridden from the Village of Oak Creek side -- finishing on the Baldwin Trail loop. Where there are cattle there are flies and right now the fly population alone this trail is annoying. This is day 2 from previous post. We found a great camp spot about 0.15 up See Canyon trail #184. If you make it all the way to Baldwin Trail this is a great place to turn around and head back because its about 4 miles back to the parking area. Love this hike and can't wait to return. Contact. The climb is reasonable but sporty with ledges and technical jaunts and corners. You'll also run into some areas that were hit by forest fires and it feels really eerie. The climb is reasonable but sporty with ledges and technical jaunts and corners. , but worth the effort. Description Starting from Slim Shady Trail near Yavapai Vista trailhead, it's a steep, technical climb to the top of the mesa. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. The views from the trail are second to none. I consider myself an above average rider comfortable with every discipline but I walked this section. Start early if. Zane Grey and Babe Haught used the Highline Trail while hunting. More Info. super rocky. Another nice thing about the Highline Trail is that it does not get the crowds other Sedona Trails get. keep up. Highline National Recreation Trail Highline National Recreation Trail is a trail in Arizona and has an elevation of 6499 feet. But, still love AllTrails and wouldn’t hike without it! Very difficult trail with a ton of rocks and it's easy to get lost west of Tonto Creek in the Dude Fire burn area. Hangover Trail via Munds Wagon Trail and Cow Pies. We found a great camp just up from the Hatchery trailhead. There are many running creeks and springs-some with more water than others, AMAZING scenery of all kind from high desert, red rocks, to pine trees. Just be cautious and don't let adrenaline get the best of your decision making and risk assessment. We averaged about 12 miles per day going at about 2-3mph. MODERATE 1.2 mi. We started from Yavapai and climbed the mod we are grade for about 1 1\2 hours, about 2 1\2 miles. So as you hike along, the land to the north of the trail is charred but the land to the south of the trail is untouched by fire (mostly --- it looks like the fire jumped the trail in a few places). more, Recommended experiences in and around Sedona, Continue your visit to www.tripadvisor.com. 6. Do it! Excellent moderate hike, depending how you do it. Views are great, and initial descent from the viewpoint is one of the best around. loved it! Arizona Trail - Highline Trail. it's a relatively easy hike because it's mostly downhill from logan's pass. So it is definitely longer than it says. the highline trail is a great dayhike if you want to get out of your car but still see a lot of the park. I decided to post a review because I do have one complaint. Baldwin and Cathedral Rock TH maps, possible starting points for the Hiline Trail, do not indicate the Hiline Trail. I did the whole trail from east to west in 3.5 days, and my GPS trace came out to 57.29 mi (according to Strava) --- which is substantially more than advertised. It starts from Pine Trailhead and ends at 260 Trailhead, has an elevation range from 5300ft to 6900ft. me and a couple of friends ran this and some more. Bonita Creek has an okay camp just south of the trail along the creek, good water. Along this hike you'll have views of Bell Rock, Courthouse Butte, Lee Mountain, Rabbit Ears and Cathedral Rock. your exposure, the remoteness and the ability of who you are riding with. Hiking from east to west you always have the sun at your back and not in your eyes. Walk up just past the Hatchery sign turn in towards the creek and there is a good camp, good water. Highline trail is no exception. The first time a few years ago in May. Great views, water crossings, and challenging! Most areas of this trail now have cattle grazing in the area. The sobriquet, which was coined by … Arizona has some of the most beautiful and diverse trails in the Nation. It turned out to be an incredible hike. From the Logan Pass Visitor Centre, cross the parking lot and the road towards the Highline Trail sign. This section is well maintained, but the eastern part is less well maintained (altho it was significantly improved by the hardworking Volunteers for Outdoor Arizona). Dude Creek has good water, but not sure about camping, E. Verde lots of water and camping a short way up Col. Devin trail #290 and at a couple forks of Chase Creek both with camp spots. The climb to the top is tough and for your hard work you get good views, an 8 mile flat ride to the top of Drew and of course, the scary 1 mile descent. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 751 ft blue climb. As a tourist on a rental bike without knowledge of the area or emergency response, it just wasn't worth it.This section does not flow with the rest of the trail type and in talking with other riders it caught many people off guard. tons of elevation. And the king of the hill is the Highline Trail, which runs 78 east-west miles through the 456,705-acre High Uintas Wilderness of northeast Utah. 10/10 would recommend to anyone up for this beast of a trail. DIFFICULT 3.0 mi. This a must do feature trail in Sedona but be mindful of the decent!!! This hike is well signposted throughout. Along Garden Wall, Glacier National Park, MT. lot from where we stopped. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. The effect is striking, but the downside is that the trail was hastily widened to about 15’ to make the firebreak, and the result is ugly (all shrubs and trees were cut off at the base with chainsaws) and seems to have caused extra erosion. This trail is rated as difficult, and relatively less traveled. First time for me, AllTrails is significantly off in mileage and in the southwest, that can be deadly, real fast. I have backpacked this beautiful trail twice now. The trail starts at the Highline Trailhead in McKee Draw, just 0.5 miles west of U.S. Highway 191 on Forest Road 062. Only do this trail if you are in good physical shape because doing a hike this long you will need food for 4-5 days and all your gear which will end up being pretty heavy. 2. Did the section from 260 trailhead to See Canyon. Actual mileage is consistently longer than what’s listed on the AllTrails app, most likely due to the recent rerouting by Volunteers for Outdoor Arizona (great job btw). Once I work up a sweat, they become quite aggressive. I got within spitting distance of a huge bull elk and saw several more from a distance. My journey was a full 7 miles longer...that can be a full day’s hike for some. LinkBack URL; About LinkBacks; Thread Tools. It is the essence of hiking and backpacking in Rim Country. The trail tread is mostly packed dirt mixed with some rocks.