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Juniper Ridge Loop, AZ

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Difficulty 3 of 5
Distance Lasso-Loop 6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,380 feet
Elevation Gain 313 feet
Accumulated Gain 472 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 2.5-3 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 8.36
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Preferred   Oct, Apr, May, Mar → Early
Sun  5:22am - 7:13pm
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Likely In-Season!
The area to the west of the campgrounds was badly burnt in 2002 and it had not recovered as of 2012. The area north of Old Hwy-260 was also badly burnt; the trailhead has been moved to its current position. This path passes stands of Ponderosa pines, pinyon & juniper woodlands, and several varieties of cactus.

The trail from the north trailhead is one mile long. The loop from the west trailhead is 4 miles long.

The elevation of the trail varies from 6,400' to 6,500'.

NameLat & Lon
TH Juniper West in Lewis Canyon CampgroundsN34 16.966' W110 14.594'
Trailhead Juniper Ridge NorthN34 15.763' W110 05.985'
The GateN34 16.295' W110 13.903'
Pottery shardsN34 16.776' W110 14.544'
Lost the trailN34 16.266' W110 13.684'

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2018-07-14 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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    Map Drive
    FR / Dirt Road / Gravel - Car Okay

    To hike
    From Show Low drive west on 260; turn onto Pinedale Road; drive south past the small community to a Y in the road. The north trailhead: take a left turn onto Old Hwy-260, the parking lot is on the right. To access the west trailhead: go straight ahead to the Lewis Canyon Group Campgrounds. After checking in with the campground host and drive midway around the outer loop to the small parking lot, the trailhead is on the right.
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