Please note while this is not a difficult trail some may find it a bit much. It hugs a fine line. Those with a fear of footing or balanced challenged may not enjoy. The posted "Official Route" is spot on.
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.
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.
High Clearance possible when dry
To hike Take rt 170 to Schnebly Hill Road. Park at either the last paved lot (1/2 mile longer hike to get to the Trail) or the HC Mandatory dirt/rock portion of Schnebly Hill Road to the Cow Pies TH.