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Campbell Mesa Trail System, AZ

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Distance Round Trip 11.3 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,778 feet
Elevation Gain 150 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 3 - 4 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 12.05
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20  2020-07-25
Campbell Mesa - Anasazi Loop
8  2018-06-07 Stoic
8  2016-08-20 cw50must
11  2015-04-19 cw50must
9  2009-05-17 Jim_H
4  2008-09-10 hippiepunkpirate
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Routes 16,282
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Consist of several looping trails. Page data reflects all the loops. Adjust mileage accordingly when posting triplogs.

Campbell Mesa trail is located on a low and relatively flat mesa just east of the County Club area of Flagstaff, AZ. The trail consists of five loops of varying sizes. At the south end of the southern-most loop, there is a half-mile connector trail to access the Arizona Trail. All five loops of Campbell Mesa trail are interconnected and can be accessed from the Campbell Mesa trailhead.

As you depart from the trailhead you enter large stands of Ponderosa Pine trees. This area also supports old-growth trees and Gambel Oaks. The trail also features many scenic views of Mt. Elden as well as the chance to see elk, deer, and coyotes.

Campbell Mesa is within a non-motorized use area that aims to provide solitude for the visitors and shelter for the wildlife.


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2008-06-11 HAZ_Hikebot
    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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    FR / Dirt Road / Gravel - Car Okay

    To hike
    The Campbell Mesa trail system is located off Forest Road 303, commonly called Old Walnut Canyon Rd. Take the Country Club exit from Interstate 40, Route 66 and North Hwy 89, one mile to Old Walnut Canyon Rd; turn left (Old Walnut goes east, Oakmont goes west at this intersection). Drive approximately mile where you see the sign "Campbell Mesa Recreation Access". The last 1/2 mile is dirt. Park at the gate but do not block access to the gate. Walk through the gate and up the dirt road approximately 400 feet to the trailhead.
    page created by joebartels on Jun 11 2008 9:08 am
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