Pleasant Valley Trail #84 is a 7 mile one way hike with 3,141 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 29 miles northeast of Safford Arizona. A high clearance vehicle is recommended to access the trailhead. March and November are the best months to enjoy this hike.
The Pleasant Valley Trail is actually an extremely hazardous road that is used by high-clearance, 4-wheel drive vehicles, but it is not recommended for motorized vehicles. The trail follows Limestone Gulch from the San Francisco River road to Pleasant Valley, on the east slope of 6980' Sunset Peak, where it connects with FR 215A. On the right side in Limestone Gulch, in less than a mile, an old rock smelter ruin can be seen.
This is a moderately difficult hike.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
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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.