Ferndell Trail 204


Area Status: Closed

The Pinal Mountains are noted for their scenic beauty and ruggedness.The trail leads through a pleasant pine forest on the north side of Pinal Peak.

At a Glance

Open Season: April
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Do not drink untreated water. Giardia, a protozoan, is in many water impoundments and streams. If you PACK IT IN, PACK IT OUT!! Carry an adequate supply of drinking water. One gallon per person per day is recommended during hot periods.

Activities

Day Hiking

This trail is the connector between the trails on the east end of the Pinals to those on the north face. From the Pinal Peak Trailhead, head northeast across the open area to the beginning of the Forest Road (FR) 651C. Follow the trail north, paralleling a fence line. The trail contours around, downhill and out of site of Pinal (Potato Patch) Campground. At about mile 0.4 (halfway from either end) there is a spur trail approximately 100 yards long that runs down from the campground connecting with this trail. The trail continues west, ties into the Sixshooter National Recreation Trail 197 and ends at Ferndell Spring Trailhead.
Elevation desc 7,520 feet to 7,800 feet
Difficulty Level: Easy

Horse Riding

This trail is the connector between the trails on the east end of the Pinals to those on the north face. From the Pinal Peak Trailhead, head northeast across the open area to the beginning of the Forest Road (FR) 651C. Follow the trail north, paralleling a fence line. The trail contours around, downhill and out of site of Pinal (Potato Patch) Campground. At about mile 0.4 (halfway from either end) there is a spur trail approximately 100 yards long that runs down from the campground connecting with this trail. The trail continues west, ties into the Sixshooter National Recreation Trail 197 and ends at Ferndell Spring Trailhead.
Difficulty Level: Easy

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
.8 miles

  Elevation : 
7,520 feet to 7,800 feet - 7800 feet