Steeple/Foote Creek Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open


The Northwest portion of the Blue Range Primitive Area where this trail is located has been severely affected by the Wallow Fire of June 2011. The area is currently open to public use and entry - HOWEVER trails may not have been recently assessed or maintained for hazards associated with the fire, so plan your trip accordingly.

Please keep in mind that any area affected by the wildfire can be prone to hazards such as falling trees, flooding and burned out stump holes. The environment you are entering is highly susceptible to rainstorms and wind events. Any time you enter the forest, you should be aware of your environment and changing weather conditions. You are responsible for your own safety! Always look up, look down, and look all around.

Access to a large number of trails covering the northwestern portion of the Blue Range Primitive Area.

Trails with direct or indirect access from Steeple Trailhead include but are not limited to:

  • Foote Creek Trail - # 76
  • Long Cienega Trail - # 305
  • Paradise Trail - # 74
  • Steeple Trail - # 73
  • Upper Grant Creek Trail - # 65
  • Grant Creek Trail - # 75

Additionally connections through other trails provide links to other areas and trailheads, including P-Bar Lake, North Fork KP Rim, KP Cienega, and Blue Peak.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Toilets,Parking
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Alpine, AZ - 23 miles
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From the town of Alpine, drive 23 miles south on US 191 to the southern end of Hannagan Meadow and turn left (east) on Forest Road 29A (accross from Hannagan Campground) to the Steeple/Foote Creek Trailhead and parking lot.

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