Ghost Of The Coyote Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Ghost of the Coyote covers more than fifteen miles of the most beautiful pinon-juniper forest on the district. Fascinating plants abound including several types of cacti, yucca, agave, and wildflowers.

At a Glance

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 Show Low Post Office drive west on State Highway 260 8.1 miles. Turn right on Burton Road. Drive 1.1 miles north. Trailhead is on left just past cattleguard.

General Notes:
  • Limited Trailhead Parking.
  • This trail can be long, hot, and dry during the summer.
  • Trail passes many tanks and provides ample opportunities for wildlife viewing and encounters.
  • Moderate for horses

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  Area/Length : 
16 miles

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  Elevation : 
6,000 feet - 6,200 feet