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FR / Dirt Road / Gravel - Car Okay
To Pine Trailhead 87 north to Payson. Continue through Payson on 87 @12 miles to Pine Trailhead. Trailhead sign will be on your right.
Pine Trailhead is a very well maintained trailhead, with vault toilets and neat horse corrals. A very short distance from the trailhead is a mountain cabin where some lucky person lives.
From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 102 mi - about 1 hour 55 mins From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 200 mi - about 3 hours 15 mins From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 98.9 mi - about 1 hour 44 mins