Rim Lakes Vista Trail #622 is a hiking trail in Gila County and Coconino County, Arizona. It is within Tonto National Forest and Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. It is 4.3 miles long and begins at 7,551 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,104 feet. The Mogollon Campground camp site is near the trailhead. There are also parking and restrooms. Rim Lakes Vista Point Parking and another parking and the Rim Lakes Vista Point viewpoint can be seen along the trail.
Rim Lakes Vista Trail #622 Professional Reviews and Guides
"This easy loop with spectacular, 100-mile views from the Mogollon Rim uses the Rim Lakes Trail, Military Sinkhole Trail, and historic General Crook Trail to traverse cool ponderosa pine and quaking aspen forest.From the trailhead, follow the Rim Lakes Vista Trail west out of the crossing. Now the trail heads generally southwest through the level ponderosa pine forest, eventually reaching the edge of the Mogollon Rim and turning west. Sweeping views are almost continuous, but one of the best is from a slight promontory 1.3 miles from the trailhead. At 1.9 miles, the Rim Lakes Vista Trail meets the Military Sinkhole Trail at a viewpoint next to the Rim Road."
--Bruce Grubbs, Best Loop Hikes Arizona (The Mountaineers Books).
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