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Accessible, Attractive and Fun

This close to town trail is easy to get to and really pretty. We thought that it was one of the... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
rcatesby
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Tucson, AZ
really nice 9 mile trail with some nice views

Picked this based on a trail book we got at the ranger station. Contrary to all the signs, this... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
SNG56
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Porter Mountain Road, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

This close to town trail is easy to get to and really pretty. We thought that it was one of the nicest trails of the White Mountain Trail System. It meanders behind Porter Mountain and provides great views of rolling peaks and surrounding forest. It's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Picked this based on a trail book we got at the ranger station. Contrary to all the signs, this trail, if fully completed (there is a shorter shortcut) is just 9 miles, not 9.5 We did it counterclockwise so get up to the Twin Knolls...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is a very nice trail, and extremely well marked! We were surprised that there was not more elevation change; when I looked at the elevation graph I didn't notice that it was in hundreds of feet, not thousands! We did the whole trail clockwise....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Anne T
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Have done this hike dozens of times, never gets old. Great for mountain biking too! Over 9 miles it does offer a marked shortcut if you desire a shorter hike. In summer don't under estimate hydration needs.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank niky885
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Beautiful place I enjoyed the trails, mountains, people & the dogs we definitely will be returning with more adventures to conquer

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

I love to hike this 9.5 mile trail while up in Pinetop. It has everything, beautiful wooded areas, flat Pinyon Pine areas also some hills to climb.. On a clear day you get a great view from the top of Twin Knolls, it extends to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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