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The Best Hiking in Tonto Basin

Looking for the best hiking in Tonto Basin? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Tonto Basin. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Tonto Basin

  • Rio Verde, Arizona

    Boulder Creek Trail

    10.02 mi / 2218 ft gain
    Boulder Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Tonto Basin, Arizona.
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  • Tonto Basin, Arizona

    Four Peaks Trail

    12.51 mi / 3189 ft gain
    Four Peaks Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Tonto Basin, Arizona.
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  • Tonto Basin, Arizona

    Hike to Brown's Peak

    5.0
    6 mi / 1957 ft gain
    Starting at the trailhead you will begin hiking through oak trees and forest. At numerous times throughout the hike Roosevelt Lake can be seen to the northwest. Approximately 3 miles into your hike you will reach a small campsite in the saddle of the mountain. This is your turnaround point if you...
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  • Tonto Basin, Arizona

    Browns Peak via Brown's Trail

    4.84 mi / 1864 ft gain
    Browns Peak via Brown's Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Tortilla Flat, Arizona.
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  • Tonto Basin, Arizona

    Jug Trail #61 (The Jug)

    5.51 mi / 1142 ft gain
    Jug Trail #61 (The Jug) is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Roosevelt, Arizona.
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  • Payson, Arizona

    Mount Ord Trail

    14.73 mi / 4019 ft gain
    Mount Ord Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Tonto Basin, Arizona.
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  • Rio Verde, Arizona

    Little Saddle Mountain Trail

    7.96 mi / 1335 ft gain
    Little Saddle Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Rio Verde, Arizona.
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  • Rio Verde, Arizona

    Pine Creek Loop And Ballantine Trail

    6.69 mi / 1657 ft gain
    Pine Creek Loop And Ballantine Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Rio Verde, Arizona.
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  • Tonto Basin, Arizona

    Arizona Trail from Roosevelt Lake to Pigeon Spring Road

    18.53 mi / 6365 ft gain
    Arizona Trail from Roosevelt Lake to Pigeon Spring Road is a point-to-point trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Roosevelt, Arizona.
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  • Tonto Basin, Arizona

    Vineyard Trail

    8.24 mi / 2172 ft gain
    Vineyard Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Tonto Basin, Arizona.
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  • Payson, Arizona

    Mount Peeley Trail

    4.82 mi / 1381 ft gain
    Mount Peeley Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Payson, Arizona.
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  • Payson, Arizona

    Mazatzal Divide

    30.73 mi / 5095 ft gain
    Mazatzal Divide is a point-to-point trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Payson, Arizona.
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  • Roosevelt, Arizona

    Lower Cliff Dwelling Trail

    0.8 mi / 318 ft gain
    Lower Cliff Dwelling Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Roosevelt, Arizona.
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  • Roosevelt, Arizona

    Visit Tonto National Monument

    3.5
    1.5 mi / 305 ft gain
    Explore two remarkably preserved American Indian cliff dwellings that date back to the 13th century. Set within a shelter bluff on the side of steep cliffs, the Upper and Lower Cliff Dwellings are well protected, and have great views of the surrounding Sonoran Desert. If you get to the park early...
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  • Fort McDowell, Arizona

    Lower Soldier Camp Trail

    6.02 mi / 653 ft gain
    Lower Soldier Camp Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Tortilla Flat, Arizona.
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  • Young, Arizona

    Armer Mountain Trail

    8.68 mi / 1969 ft gain
    Armer Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Tonto Basin, Arizona.
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