Upper Oldham Trail

Coconino National Forest, Arizona

Distance2.0mi
Elevation Gain1,429ft
Trailhead Elevation7,686ft
Top8,926ft
Elevation Min/Max7686/8926ft
Elevation Start/End7686/7686ft

Upper Oldham Trail

Upper Oldham Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is within Coconino National Forest. It is two miles long and begins at 7,686 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,429 feet. Elden Mountain (elevation 8,570 feet) can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Lookout Road, Sunset and Private Reserve.

Upper Oldham Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"A hike through cool Douglas-fir forest that climbs the west slopes of Elden Mountain to an alpine meadow and a viewpoint overlooking volcanic peaks and the Painted Desert. The trail, which is not shown on the topographic map, starts up a northwest-facing canyon through a cool, dense Douglas-fir and quaking aspen forest.

Soon it switchbacks to the left and ascends the slope via several more switchbacks. You’ll have occasional views of the beautiful forest on the north slopes of Elden Mountain. The climb ends abruptly when the trail emerges into Oldham Park, an alpine meadow on the summit ridge of the mountain."

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Trail Information

Coconino National Forest
Nearby City
Coconino National Forest
Parks
Moderate
Skill Level
Peaks Ranger District, Coconino National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Sunset Crater West; Coconino National Forest
Local Maps

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Oct 2018