Porter Mountain Trails Panorama and Timber Mesa Trails

Pinetop, Arizona 85935

Porter Mountain Trails Panorama and Timber Mesa Trails

Porter Mountain Trails (Panorama and Timber Mesa Trails) Professional Review and Guide

"Completed in August 1999, Timber Mesa 636 trail is an extremely recent addition to the White Mountain trail system. Constructed from a combination of existing singletrack, doubletrack segments, and old hunting and game trails, this trail is a favorite of the local hard-core riding crowd. Not that there’s much of a crowd here––there are maybe a half-dozen really committed riders native to the White Mountains, and a dozen more semi-regulars scattered throughout the region. Elk are plentiful in this portion of the Sitgreaves National Forest, especially during the summer.

They’ll usually dart away, but some will run alongside the bike trail for a bit before darting off in another direction. Like all of the White Mountain area, riding is nearly year round. This trail gets some snow in the winter, but as often as not it warms up to 45 degrees a day later, melting the snow away. Trail Surface: Timber Mesa starts as singletrack and turns into gravel road at the end. Panorama Trail is a mix of singletrack and doubletrack. The connector trails between these two rides are rugged doubletrack."

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Trail Information

Pinetop
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
574 feet
Elevation Gain
Several options
Trail Type
Easy to Difficult
Technical Difficulty
Easy to Difficult
Physical Difficulty
1.5 hours
Duration
Year-round; winter can be very cold
Season
6,700 feet
Trailhead Elevation
6,920 feet
Top Elevation
Apache - Sitgreaves National Forest, Lakeside Ranger Station
Local Contacts
USGS Lakeside
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Aug 2018