Pueblo Canyon

Sierra Ancha Wilderness Area, Arizona

Elevation Gain3,527ft
Trailhead Elevation4,619ft
Elevation Min/Max4603/5351ft
Elevation Start/End4619/4619ft

Pueblo Canyon

Pueblo Canyon is a hiking trail in Gila County, Arizona. It is within Sierra Ancha Wilderness Area. It is a mile long and begins at 4,619 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,527 feet.

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"Bigger isn’t always better, but sometimes sheer size has an appeal. The Anchan ruin in Pueblo Canyon is worth its difficult approach on foot simply because it’s one of the biggest cliff dwellings described in this book.

When the archaeologist Emil W. Haury ventured into this part of the Sierra Ancha Wilderness in 1930 to gather tree ring samples from the many cliff dwellings in the area, he counted sixty to seventy-five rooms in the Pueblo Canyon ruin. Today, it appears that most of what he saw is still there."

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Trail Information

Sierra Ancha Wilderness Area
Nearby City
Sierra Ancha Wilderness Area
Skill Level
Tonto National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Aztec Peak, Sombrero Peak
Local Maps