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Hike to partial rail tunnel

This was a fun little hike approx 1.5 mile from Rim Rd (FR 300). Primarly down hill with loose... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2018
danielhK7610WP
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Phoenix
It was Worth all the Dirt Roads and Blind Luck of finding it.

In the early 1880s, the Arizona Mineral Belt Railroad made plans to cash in on the need for... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2013
lindylove
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Yucaipa, CA
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Jan 10, 2018
“Hike to partial rail tunnel”
Mar 2, 2017
“Destination oif difficult hike ONLY”
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1009 E State Highway 260, Usa, Payson, AZ 85541-4957
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

This was a fun little hike approx 1.5 mile from Rim Rd (FR 300). Primarly down hill with loose trail, so take your time. I took my 5 yr and 7yr old and they handled the trail just fine. One of the cool parts is...More

1  Thank danielhK7610WP
Reviewed March 2, 2017

We made every effort to access this place, and it was a mild adventure, very bumpy dirt road, getting there via the Control Road from 260east. We walked and looked around for several minutes before getting BACK onto the Control Road to find our way...More

1  Thank Rextrent
Reviewed November 29, 2016

We pulled off and parked into a rather large area across from the trail; you first descend a very short distance from the road to the sign for the tunnel, then we hiked down a short, steep trail, to the "loop" sign at the bottom;...More

2  Thank tim h
Reviewed June 22, 2016

I guess you could come down from Forest Road 300 that goes across the Rim. In that case I would find General Crooks trail and head down that way. The last few times I've gone I start out at the Washington Park Trail Head and...More

2  Thank Hiker w
Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

It's about 20 miles past the natural bridge.. follow the directions below. Very step hike. Bring your hiking shoes and water.

7  Thank andrew r
Reviewed March 6, 2014

the first 1.5 miles is rolling along a power line road & pipeline from the top of the Mogollon Rim. SPECTACULAR VIEWS of the ' Rim '! However the last half mile of the trail is very steep & sometimes hard to find. On the...More

4  Thank GregAliceSprings
Reviewed November 12, 2013

In the early 1880s, the Arizona Mineral Belt Railroad made plans to cash in on the need for transportation of ore from Globe to the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad in Flagstaff. The scheme called for a tunnel to be excavated through the Mogollon Rim. The...More

15  Thank lindylove
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