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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
A beautiful walk through the woods

This is a very nice trail, and extremely well marked! We were surprised that there was not more... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
ALT44
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Surprise, Arizona
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“woods” (2 reviews)
“elevation” (3 reviews)
“knoll” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Porter Mountain Road, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ
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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

Thank SNG56
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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

Thank ALT44
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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.

Thank niky885
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

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

Thank tkgray2016
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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

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