Portal, AZ Trails and Parks

Portal has 7 trails in the vicinity, including 7 hiking trails and 5 for backpacking. These trails range from 3.2 to 20.6 miles in length. The most popular trails are South Fork Cave Creek, South Fork of Cave Creek and Chiricahua Crest. Trails.com member Normand L. recently completed South Fork Cave Creek.
  • South Fork Cave Creek

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    Portal, AZ

    A beautiful area, Cave Creek Canyon on the eastern slope of the Chiricahua Mountains is home to a varied selection of flora and fauna. One of the best places to enjoy the area’s ecology is ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A beautiful area, Cave Creek Canyon on the eastern slope of the Chiricahua Mountains is home to a varied selection of flora ...

  • Cave Creek Loop

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    Portal, AZ

    This loop hike starts from the spectacular Portal area on the east side of the Chiricahua Mountains, climbs to the crest of the range and descends via another trail. It offers some of the best ...
    •  3 days
    •  23.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This loop hike starts from the spectacular Portal area on the east side of the Chiricahua Mountains, climbs to the crest ...

  • Horseshoe Pass

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    Portal, AZ

    This trail makes a fantastic day trip from the South Fork Cave Creek Picnic Area, offering outstanding views of the stone towers above the Cave Creek basin. The trail begins in rich bottomland ...
    •  Day hike
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail makes a fantastic day trip from the South Fork Cave Creek Picnic Area, offering outstanding views of the stone ...

  • South Fork of Cave Creek

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    Portal, AZ

    A long day hike or backpack from South Fork Picnic Area to the Chiricahua Crest trail. The lower canyon is noted for its diversity of both plants and birds, including the rare elegant trogon ...
    •  Backpack or day hike
    •  13.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A long day hike or backpack from South Fork Picnic Area to the Chiricahua Crest trail. The lower canyon is noted for its ...

  • Snowshed Peak

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    Portal, AZ

    A long day hike or backpack from the Cave Creek basin to the Chiricahua Crest trail. As the trail rounds an east-facing slope, travelers can see Portal Peak with its many towers of stone. The ...
    •  Backpack or day hike
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    A long day hike or backpack from the Cave Creek basin to the Chiricahua Crest trail. As the trail rounds an east-facing slope, ...

  • Greenhouse Trail

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    Portal, AZ

    A day hike or backpack from the Cave Creek basin to the Chiricahua Crest trail. This trail provides a brief but vigorous climb to the crest of the Chiricahua Range from the Cave Creek Basin. ...
    •  Backpack or day hike
    •  11.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike or backpack from the Cave Creek basin to the Chiricahua Crest trail. This trail provides a brief but vigorous ...

  • Chiricahua Crest

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    Portal, AZ

    A backpacking trail from Rustler Park to Sentinel Peak. This point encompasses some of the most sweeping views in the Chiricahuas. To the southeast, the Peloncillo Range rises beyond the tawny ...
    •  Backpack
    •  20.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A backpacking trail from Rustler Park to Sentinel Peak. This point encompasses some of the most sweeping views in the Chiricahuas. ...