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Oak Spring Trail #16, AZ

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Difficulty 2 of 5
Distance One Way 5.1 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,363 feet
Elevation Gain 327 feet
Accumulated Gain 950 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 8.27
Interest Seasonal Creek
Backpack Yes & Connecting
Photos Viewed All Mine Following
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Inaugural Calculation next Tap
15  2017-09-23
Good-Pine-Oak-Walnut-StrawBearyfoot
The_Eagle
24  2016-04-09
AZT: Roosevelt to Washington Park
DallinW
52  2016-03-12
AZT Trail: Picketpost to Pine
friendofThunderg
12  2015-07-18
Bradshaw Tank - Meadow
BiFrost
19  2015-05-03
Oak Springs from Hardscrabble Rd
winotron
9  2015-03-28
Hardscrabble Mesa Lasso
hikerdw
8  2013-10-13
Whiterock Mesa - AZT #25
mazatzal
5  2012-03-15 Pioneer1776
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Preferred   Apr, Oct, May, Mar
Sun  6:55am - 5:24pm
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Pine Canyon Trail #26
Pine Canyon Trail #26
0.0 mi away
9.2 mi
2,569 ft
Highline - AZT #26
0.0 mi away
20.2 mi
4,729 ft
Pine Canyon / Geronimo Loop
Pine Canyon / Geronimo Loop
0.1 mi away
22.5 mi
4,535 ft
Pine Canyon / Donahue loop
Pine Canyon / Donahue loop
0.1 mi away
11.8 mi
2,906 ft
Pine Creek Narrows - Isolation Canyon
Pine Creek Narrows - Isolation Canyon
0.3 mi away
3.0 mi
-600 ft
Pine View Trail #28
0.4 mi away
0.6 mi
187 ft
Donahue Trail #27
Donahue Trail #27
1.2 mi away
2.0 mi
1,139 ft
Good Enough Trail
1.5 mi away
0.8 mi
500 ft
Pine-Strawberry Trail #15
Pine-Strawberry Trail #15
2.1 mi away
4.0 mi
736 ft
Oak Springs from Hardscrabble Rd
Oak Springs from Hardscrabble Rd
2.1 mi away
3.5 mi
534 ft
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Overview
Oak Spring Trail #16 is a 5.1 mile one way hike with 950 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 53 miles north-northeast of Scottsdale Arizona. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. April and October are the best months to enjoy this hike.


This trail is part of the Arizona Trail. Oak Spring is a beautiful wooded setting.

Traveling west from the Pine Trailhead, it is 3.5 miles to Oak Spring. Traveling south from Forest Road (FR) 428, it is 1.75 miles to Oak Spring.

Check out the Official Route.


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One-Way Notice
This hike is listed as One-Way.

When hiking 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.

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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
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