Johns Canyon Trail 313

Coronado National Forest, Arizona

Elevation Gain3,601ft
Trailhead Elevation5,555ft
Elevation Min/Max5555/8591ft
Elevation Start/End5555/5555ft

Johns Canyon Trail 313

Johns Canyon Trail #313 is a hiking trail in Graham County, Arizona. It is within Coronado National Forest. It is 5.2 miles long and begins at 5,555 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,601 feet. This trail connects with the following: Colter Spring Trail #312 and Bellows Canyon Road.

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Hiking Arizona's Cactus Country-Third Edition (Falcon Guides)
Erik Molvar
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"A day hike along Johns Canyon Ridge, 6.8 miles one way. This little-used trail makes a nice day trip in the northern end of the Pinaleño Mountains. Parties that have two vehicles can leave one at the mouth of Johns Canyon and drive the other one to the top of the grade, thus avoiding uphill hiking entirely. Begin on the Blue Jay Ridge Trail, a two-rut jeep trail departing from FR 286 near the summit of West Peak. This jeep track passes immediately through a cut in the hillside, whereupon a path marked by cairns drops downslope to the right. This is the Johns Canyon Trail; it switchbacks down the slope, passing through country that was heavily burned in 1973."

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Trail Information

Coronado National Forest
Nearby City
Coronado National Forest
Moderate to Difficult
Skill Level
USGS Blue Jay Peak, Tripp Canyon
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