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Dogie Trail #116, AZ
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 Sedona NW
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Difficulty 2 of 5
Route Finding 1 of 5
Distance One Way 5.7 miles
Trailhead Elevation 4,870 feet
Elevation Gain -588 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,101 feet
Avg Time One Way 2.5 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 9.37
Author HAZ_Hikebot
Descriptions 12,243
Routes 10,558
Photos 18
Trips 1 map ( 0 miles )
Age 19
Location Arizona
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5  2016-03-26
Taylor Cabin via Dogie Trail - Sycamore Canyon
14  2016-03-26
Taylor Cabin via Dogie Trail - Sycamore Canyon
5  2013-11-15
Taylor Cabin via Dogie Trail - Sycamore Canyon
30  2012-04-07
Casner-Taylor-Dutch-Sycamore-Dogie Loop
5  2012-02-14
Casner Mountain Trail #8
50  2011-04-30 azmuslima
8  2009-11-24 NautBrad
5  2009-11-22 Jim_H
17  2005-03-19 Abe
11  2004-03-15 hikingBob
Historical Weather
Trailhead Forecast
Forest Coconino
Wilderness Sycamore Canyon
Backpack   Yes & Connecting
Preferred   Oct, Nov, Feb, Mar → 8 AM
Seasons   Early Autumn to Late Spring
Sun  5:19am - 7:31pm
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0.0  Taylor Cabin via Dogie Trail - Sycamore Cany
0.8  Casner Mountain Trail #8
1.5  Robbers Roost - Sedona
2.1  Mooney Trail #12
3.6  Honanki Ruins
3.8  Deadman Pocket Trail #117
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Beautiful Red Rock Wilderness
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History: Dogie is cowboy slang for a motherless calf, alluding to the area's ranching history. Cowboys once herded cattle along this route through Sycamore Canyon and the evidence remains in the form of stock tanks that sit along the path.

Hike: The Dogie Trail offers hikers and horsebackers a chance to experience on of Arizona's spectacuns without all of the crowds. If solitude is what you seek, this could be the trail for you. The trail descends into the heart of the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness. For those who long for rugged beauty unspoiled and untamed by man, Sycamore is one of the few paces in the southwest that can lay claim to such a lack of man's accomplishments. The trail into this primitive area begins at a saddle 200 yards from where you should park your vehicle. Expect a panoraic view of the canyon from this pass.

Javalina, deer, quail, and numerous other animals call this country home. Pinyon pine, juniper, Arizona cypress, brush fields and wildflowers are abundant.

Make sure you take lots of water for this hike especially during late spring to early fall months. Temperatures quite often exceed 110 degrees in the canyon bottom.


    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.
    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.

    Permit $$
    Red Rock Pass - may or may not be required. Go to Red Rock Pass then check "When is a Red Rock Pass Required?". If you have questions contact the Coconino forest service.

    Map Drive
    FR / Jeep Road - Car possible when dry

    To Dee Oh Gee Trailhead
    From the corner of SR260 & SR89A in Cottonwood Arizona go north on 89A 8.9 miles to FR525. FR525 is 9.6 miles south of the 'Y' if you're coming from Sedona. Go west onto FR525 and follow it 2.8 miles to where FR525C forks off to the left. Follow FR525C to the parking area. Hike the road up to the saddle. The Canyon is not seen from the Parking.

    Location: About 50 miles south of Flagstaff (14 miles west of Sedona) on paved and gravelled roads.

    Access: Drive 30 miles south from Flagstaff through Sedona on US 89A. Five miles past Sedona turn north on FR 525 and follow the signs to Sycamore Pass. Turn west on FR 525C and continue for nine miles to the parking area. Hike road up to the saddle.

    From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 127 mi, 2 hours 52 mins
    From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 232 mi, 4 hours 32 mins
    From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 49.2 mi, 1 hour 34 mins
    Warning: heat kills!
    Avoid 8am to 6pm over 90 degrees. Prehydrate & stay hydrated.
    Avoid Heat Illness - do NOT hike when temps exceed 100 degrees, period.
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