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This is likely a great time to hike this trail!  Check out "Prefered" months below, keep in mind this is an estimate.

Lost Basin - Black River, AZ

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Difficulty 2 of 5
Distance Round Trip 0 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,994 feet
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Perennial Creek
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San Carlos Reservation
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Reservation San Carlos
Preferred   Apr, Oct, Nov, May
Sun  6:56am - 5:14pm
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Whites Crossing - Black River
Whites Crossing - Black River
7.1 mi away
Point of Pines Lake Trail
Point of Pines Lake Trail
9.8 mi away
1.7 mi
78 ft
Dry Lake/Nantac Rim
Dry Lake/Nantac Rim
10.6 mi away
1.0 mi
200 ft
Point-of-Pines Ruins
Point-of-Pines Ruins
11.6 mi away
6.0 mi
1,534 ft
Willow Mountain Fire Lookout - Former
Willow Mountain Fire Lookout - Former
13.6 mi away
1.0 mi
400 ft
Wooden Crossing - Black River
Wooden Crossing - Black River
16.3 mi away
Honeymoon Campground
19.9 mi away
Sawmill Cabin via East Eagle Trail #33
Sawmill Cabin via East Eagle Trail #33
19.9 mi away
5.0 mi
500 ft
Pacheta Falls
Pacheta Falls
20.5 mi away
2.5 mi
-120 ft
Schell Canyon Trail
20.6 mi away
2.8 mi
75 ft
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Lost Basin - Black River is located 47 miles north of Safford Arizona. April and October are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.


Overview: Beautiful segment of the Black River, within the San Carlos Indian Reservation. Activities consist of camping, fishing, and hiking. Hiking this particular river segment is easy to moderate with a defined trail both upstream and downstream. The camping/parking area is located above the river with moderate shade from ponderosa pine, oak, and juniper. Access to the river follows an obvious trail with a descent of 400 vertical feet.

Lat. 33 Degrees/30'/23.10"/N & Long. 109 Degrees/49'/24.13"/W

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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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San Carlos Indian Reservation Black & Salt River Permit required.
Price, info & locations at San Carlos - Permits


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High Clearance possible when dry

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From Globe (junction at US60), drive southeast along US70 approximately 24.2 miles to SC-8. SC-8 to Point of Pines is a paved highway. There are NO services of any kind at Point of Pines. Drive along SC-8 for approximately 53.5 mile to SC-4. The turn for SC-4 is just outside of Point of Pines. SC-4 is a maintained dirt/gravel road.

Drive northwest along SC-4 for approximately 7.7 miles to SC-1561. SC-1561 is an un-maintained high-clearance road that is NOT drivable when wet. Drive north/northeast for approximately 6.4 to the camping/parking area at Lost Basin. There is no vehicle access down to the river. See attached topo map for clarification of the area along SC-1561.

!!WARNING!! Lost Basin is a remote location, deep within the San Carlos Reservation. The nearest cell phone signal is over 65 miles away. Use caution and discretion during ALL activities. You're on your own!
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