Wildbunch Trail #7

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Where the trail begins off of Forest Road 475C, the vegetation is just brush, but the elevation and number of trees increase so a recognizable forest is found where Trail #7 joins the Horse Canyon Trail.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Best Season: April through December
Information Center: Clifton Ranger District
(928) 687-8600
TTY: (928) 687-1807

General Information

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Directions:

This trail is quite remote and little used except by hunters. It is rocky and rises 2400 feet in its eleven mile length. The Juan Miller Road #475 branches off a little more than a mile from the Blue River. Forest Road 475C becomes rough as it drops into the Blue River Canyon. After crossing the river the trail branches off Forest Road 475C to the north.


General Notes:
  • The approach to this trail is even an ordeal. Without a 4 x 4 it shouldn't be attempted.
  • This trail was re-constructed in 1997, along with the Horse Canyon Trail #36

  • Suitable for hiking or horseback

  • Able to access the Blue River from this trail via the Horse Canyon Trail #36

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Activities


Hiking

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Day Hiking

Where the trail begins off of Forest Road 475C, the vegetation is just brush, but the elevation and number of trees increase so a recognizable forest is found where Trail #7 joins the Horse Canyon Trail.

Trail Log:

  • 0.0 Junction with Juan Miller Road and the Blue River
  • 2.0 Wildbunch corral trailhead via Forest Road 475C
  • 6.0 Morris Day Gap. Elevation on trail: 6800 feet
  • 8.0 Junction with Horse Canyon Trail #36
  • 11.3 End of trail

USGS Maps: Fritz Canyon, Maple Peak

Elevation desc4800 feet to 7200 feet
Best Season: April through December
Difficulty Level: Difficult

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
11.3 miles

  Latitude : 
33.32771389

  Longitude : 
-109.0535472

  Elevation : 
4,800 feet - 7,200 feet

 



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