Drew Canyon Trail #291

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This old pioneer trail, which was built prior to 1909, starts high in the ponderosa pine, firs, and bracken fern. It originates at the Crook Trail, crosses the Hole-in-Ground gravel pit road and drops off of the Rim.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed May 23, 2018 due to extreme fire danger. This area will re-open once the 2018 monsoon season brings significant moisture
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Spring through Fall
Information Center: Black Mesa Ranger District
(928) 535-7300 
TTY: (928) 535-3213

General Information

General Notes:
  • Be watchful for a lag tree along the way, a tree that was once used as a fire lookout before lookout towers were built.
  • Due to the steepness of this trail, be sure to wear sturdy shoes and carry plenty of water.


From the north - Take Forest Road 34 to Forest Road 300; turn right (west) and drive for approximately 3.4 miles to Forest Road 9350. Turn south on 9350 and travel one mile.

From the south - Take State Highway 260 to Forest Road 300; follow Forest Road 300 for 5.4 miles to Forest Road 9350. Turn south on 9350 and travel one mile.

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1 mile

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  Elevation : 
6,750 feet - 7,600 feet.