Painted Bluff Trail #13

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This trail offers a variety of scenery and vegetation.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Best Season: All seasons
Information Center: Clifton Ranger District
(928) 687-8600
TTY: (928) 687-1807

General Information


Highway 191 north of Clifton for 19 miles; the trailhead is on the west side.

General Notes:
  • This trail is rocky with a few steep spots. Vegetation is sparse at lower elevations but a nice stand of Arizona cypress can be found near the beginning of the trail.
  • Carry plenty of water and treat any water you find before drinking
  • WARNING: do not enter any tunnels or caves!

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  Area/Length : 
11.1 miles

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  Elevation : 
4,000 feet - 6,000 feet