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This trail's primary function is recreation. It is another in the network of trails providing hiking and riding recreation in and around the Granite Mountain Wilderness. The trail travels along, but outside of the southwestern border of the wilderness offering views of the farm and ranch lands of Skull Valley. From the the trail, evidence can be seen of the Doce fire (1990) which burned over 300 acres of brush and woodland in this area. The area burned by this large man-caused fire has since been reseeded to stabilized the gravely soils and restore forage for wildlife.

Directions: From Prescott, The primary access to this trail is from the Iron Springs Road, approximately seven miles west of downtown Prescott. The trailhead is just 3.2 miles west of the turnoff to Granite Basin Lake (FR 374).

Elevation: 6,000 feet

Ending Elevation: 6,000 feet

Distance: 3.3 miles

Usage: Light

Difficulty: Moderate

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Prescott National Forest, Arizona

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