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Difficulty 3.5    Route Finding
Distance One Way 6.1 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,519 feet
Elevation Gain -440 feet
Avg Time One Way 3.5 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 6.83
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Seasonal Creek
Author chumley
Descriptions 51
Routes 274
Photos 6,077
Trips 661 map ( 4,209 miles )
Age 41
Location Tempe, AZ
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Forest Apache - Sitgreaves
Backpack - Possible & Connecting
Seasons - Spring to Autumn
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Water
Nearby Hikes Area Water Sources
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0.0  Woods Canyon Lake Trail - Mogollon Rim
0.1  Spillway Campground
0.4  Woods Canyon Lake Campground
0.4  Meadow Trail #505
0.7  Aspen Campground
1.4  Rim Lakes Vista Trail #622
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Fauna
     Atlantis Fritillary Butterfly
     Bald Eagle
     Checkerspot Butterfly
     Common Raven
     Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel
     Orb-Weaver Spider
     Porcupine
     Tarantula Hawk
 Unidentified Butterfly
     Western Tiger Swallowtail Butt
     Wild Turkey
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Flora
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     Blue Spruce
     Bracken Fern
     Canada Violet
     Cow Parsnip
     Deers Ears
     False Hellebore (Corn Lily)
 Goldenbanner
     Mountain Parsley
     Pine Thermopsis
     Richardsons Geranium
     Sego Lily (aka Mariposa Lily)
   Southwestern St John's Wort
     Unidentified Flora
     Wild Strawberry
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A Different Point of View
by chumley


    Directions Preferred Months Sep May Oct Jun
    Water / Source:At lake, and seasonally in canyon pools
    Preferred StartAny Cell Phone SignalNot in canyon Sunrise7:23am Sunset5:16pm
    Road / VehiclePaved - Car Okay
    Fees / Permit
    None

    Directions
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    To hike
    This hike begins at the Woods Canyon Lake dam. The lake is easily reached by passenger car on paved roads.

    From PHX travel to Payson on AZ-87 (appx. 80 miles from AZ-87/Loop-202 jct). Go right at the McDonalds in Payson, following AZ-260 East and signs for Show Low. Follow AZ-260 for about 29 miles to signed turn for Woods Canyon Lake/Rim Road/FR300. Turn left onto FR300 and proceed 3 miles to signed turn-off to Woods Canyon Lake on FR105. Turn right and follow FR105 about a mile to it's end at the lake.
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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.
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