Inner Basin

Coconino National Forest, Arizona

Distance1.7mi
Elevation Gain1,003ft
Trailhead Elevation8,633ft
Top9,388ft
Elevation Min/Max8633/9388ft
Elevation Start/End8633/8633ft

Inner Basin

Inner Basin is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is within Coconino National Forest. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 8,633 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,003 feet. This trail connects with the following: Waterline Road.

Inner Basin Professional Reviews and Guides

"As its name suggests, the Inner Basin is a sheltered area surrounded by the impressive San Francisco Peaks. In geologic terms, however, it is much more than a beautiful montane landscape. The Inner Basin is actually the inside of an ancient volcano, one that came to a fiery end eons ago."

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10/19/2008
This is a beautiful trail. I did this with my Mom and brother in mid-October when the aspens were yellow. The hike was a perfect distance for a day-hike with family and I was impressed that my Mom made it all the way to the basin (she's 60). Highly recommended.
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Trail Information

Coconino National Forest
Nearby City
Coconino National Forest
Parks
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
Moderate
Skill Level
Coconino National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Humphreys Peak, Sunset Crater West
Local Maps

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Oct 2018