One-Way Notice: This hike is listed as One-Way. When you hike several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
Road / Vehicle
High Clearance possible when dry
Fees / Permit
Forest Prescott National Forest Pass
Only trailheads with six "amenities" have fees. Amenities are picnic tables, trash, toilet, parking, interpretive signing and security.
To hike From I-17, exit at Bumblebee and take FR 259 to Crown King (27 Mi). From Crown King take FR 52 south-southeast for 5.2 miles, TH on Left. If you have reached the turnoff for Horsethief Lake, you have gone too far.
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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.