This trail follows treads along Horton Creek, past waterfalls and winds through magnificent stands of pine.Great for loop hikes
At a Glance
No motorized vehicles are allowed. 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. Hikers, yield the right of way to trail stock. Portions of the trail are rough in places and should be traveled with caution. Trail users may complete the loop hike by turning southeast on the Highline trail. After three (3) miles turn right (southwest) at the junction with Derrick Trail 33 and back to Upper Tonto Creek Campground.
This trail follows treads along Horton Creek, past waterfalls and winds through magnificent stands of pine.
Great for loop hikes
North end: (6,420 feet elevation): at Highline Trail
South end: (5,360 feet elevation): at Upper Tonto
The trail starts at Upper Tonto Creek Campground
and travels along Horton Creek. Lush colonies of
roses, wild grape, poison ivy, ferns and
strawberries cover the forest floor when the trail
veers close to the creek. Beyond the north end of
the trail, water gushes out of the ground, forming