Salthouse Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Salthouse trail is very steep on the upper end; as it drops down to East Eagle Creek it becomes more gentle as it follows the slope of the creek.

At a Glance

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

General Information

Directions:

Via Highway 191 just northwest of Blue Vista


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Activities


Bicycling

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Day Hiking

This trail connects East Eagle Trail #33 at 6000' with US 191 at 9200'. Salthouse trail is very steep on the upper end. As it drops down to East Eagle Creek it becomes more gentle as it follows the slope of the creek. Many species of wildlife, including elk, may be seen in this area. In the fall of the year the elk can be heard bugling in the canyons.

Trail Log:

  • 0.0 Highway 191 trailhead
  • 2.0 Junction with Highline Trail #47
  • 2.4 Trail #47 veers right; Trail #18 stays straight
  • 5.8 Junction with Trail #37
  • 6.6 Trail ends at Eagle Tank

USGS Maps: Strayhorse - 302SE

Elevation desc 6,000 feet to 9,200 feet
Best Season: April through December
Difficulty Level: Difficult

Horse Riding & Camping

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
6.7 miles

  Latitude : 
33.56797778

  Longitude : 
-109.3557861

  Elevation : 
6,000 feet - 9,200 feet

 



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