Juniper Ridge Trail #640

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Juniper Ridge Trail passes through several types of vegetation including pinon-juniper, pine-oak, and manzanita scrub. There are several good views of the surrounding areas, the best of which is from Juniper Ridge Lookout.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: #640A Juniper Ridge Connector #640B Juniper Ridge Short Loop are also temp closed
Usage: Light
Best Season: Early spring to early winter
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Lakeside Ranger District
(928) 368-2100
TTY: (928) 368-5088

General Information


From downtown Show Low, drive 2 miles west. Turn right on State Highway 260 towards Payson/Heber. Drive 9.9 miles. Turn left onto Old Highway 160. Drive 2 miles to the trailhead on the right. You will pass the Juniper Ridge Lookout Road.

General Notes:
  • The tower is used during the peak fire season, and visitors are welcome.
  • Please be aware, the lookouts reserve the right to refuse visitors if they are unusually busy.

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  Area/Length : 
14 miles; short loop 7.2 miles

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  Elevation : 
6,370 - 6,998