Nutrioso, Arizona

Top Spots in and near Nutrioso

  • Nutrioso, Arizona

    Hike to Escudilla Mountain Lookout Tower

    6 mi / 1300 ft gain
    Already starting off at elevation (about 9,560 feet above sea level), you first travel through a large stand of aspen trees during the beginning third of the trail.Depending on the season, the aspen can provide pleasant cover in summer, miraculous colors in fall and eerie creaking as the wind flo...
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  • Greer, Arizona

    Hike the Government Springs Trail

    6.25 mi / 68 ft gain
    To find Government Springs Trailhead, follow State Route 260 to State Route 373 (the Greer Turnoff), turn right and follow State Route 373 to FR 575 until it ends. At the end of the road is a small parking lot with restroom facilities. The trail starts at the north end of the parking lot.This bea...
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  • Apache County, Arizona

    Hike the Thompson Trail

    5.0
    6 mi / 250 ft gain
    As you travel down Forest Road 116, approximately 200 yards before the trailhead, you will see the remains of the old Thompson Cattle Ranch - hence, Thompson Trail  #629. The trail begins atop an old railroad grade, a reminder of the very successful logging days that went on for many years. The r...
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  • Greer, Arizona

    Backpack East Baldy Trail #95

    13 mi / 1900 ft gain
    From the trailhead you start your hike with views over the East Fork of the Little Colorado River as it winds through grassy meadows filled with summer wildflowers. About 1.5 miles in the trail heads into the forest, on your left before you enter the forest is a nice primitive campsite where we s...
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  • Greer, Arizona

    Hike the West Baldy Trail

    4.5
    14 mi / 2000 ft gain
    The West Baldy Trail is one of the most beautiful (and popular) hikes in Arizona. It is reminiscent of many alpine hikes you might find scattered across Colorado. The trail follows the Little Colorado River most of the way and the sound of trickling water complements the gorgeous mountains and gr...
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  • Whiteriver, Arizona

    Pacheta Falls

    5.0
    2.37 mi / 187 ft gain
    Pacheta Falls is spectacular and worth the several hour drive over washboard roads and you explore the high country of Arizona.  You will be on the White Mountain Apache Reservation, so please take note: You need to purchase a Special Use PermitNo swimming allowed4x4 with additional clearance re...
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  • Catron County, New Mexico

    Camp at the Cosmic Campground

    Cosmic Campground International Dark Sky Sanctuary (CCIDSS) is the first International Dark Sky Sanctuary located on National Forest System lands and also in North America.  Situated on the western edge of the Gila National Forest & Wilderness the Cosmic Campground offers a 360-degree, unobst...
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  • Mogollon, New Mexico

    Explore Mogollon Historic District

    Fun old town located at the bottom of Silver Creek Canyon. Many older mining buildings, mining memorabilia, a museum and hiking trails. There are a couple of restaurants open during the summer. Highway 159 to Mogollon is quite steep and scenic offering great views of the Mogollon Mountains.
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  • Navajo County, Arizona

    Blue Ridge Cave Trail

    6.8 mi / 554 ft gain
    Right off Arizona Highway 260 at Porter Mountain Rd., you'll find this easy out-and-back hike that will wind you past Scott Reservoir to an ancient lava tube cave. To access the trailhead, take Porter Mountain Rd. for one mile off Highway 260, the parking area is easily visible about 0.1 mi past...
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  • Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona

    Mogollon Rim Interpretive Trail

    3.0
    0.8 mi / 30 ft gain
    Mogollon Rim Interpretive Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Lakeside, Arizona.
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  • Catron County, New Mexico

    Hike the Catwalk Trail

    1 mi
    Great hike along a canyon above Whitewater river. You descent to the river bed when there is no high water. There is a picnic area and a place to relax along the river. Walking on the planks is quite fun.
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Camping and Lodging in Nutrioso

Luna Lake
Alpine, Arizona

Luna Lake

Winn
Greer, Arizona

Winn

Benny Creek Group Area
Greer, Arizona

Benny Creek Group Area

Brookchar
Greer, Arizona

Brookchar

Cutthroat
Greer, Arizona

Cutthroat

Hoyer
Greer, Arizona

Hoyer

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