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AZT – Picketpost South (S)

Date:Destination:AZT - Picketpost South
Approx hike distance in miles:3Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:300Hike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:N/AHike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:1Park entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.272654


Maintained Trail:YesUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Trail:
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:No
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:No
Difficulty:EasyWater Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trailhead:YesGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This is an out-and-back hike on the Arizona Trail along the base of Picketpost Mountain. Great views of Picketpost and the surrounding countryside. Bring water and a snack.


Take Felix Rd. north to AZ Farms Rd, turn right. Turn left (north) on AZ 79. Take the right ramp onto Hwy 60 East toward Globe. Just beyond mile marker 221 turn right onto Forest Service Rd 231. There is a sign for Picketpost Trailhead. Go 0.3 miles to T in road and turn left. Follow 0.7 miles to the trailhead.