Lookout Canyon Trail #120, AZ | HikeArizona
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Lookout Canyon Trail #120, AZ

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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Distance One Way 12.75 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,108 feet
Elevation Gain 950 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 15.92
Backpack Possible & Connecting
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20  2012-04-24 hhwolf14
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Preferred Jun, Aug, Sep, Jul
Seasons   Late Spring to Early Autumn
Sun  6:21am - 6:19pm
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    Kaibab FS Details

    The Lookout Canyon Trail system runs through the bottom of Lookout Canyon (#120), Pratt Canyon (#121) and on a ridge into Lookout Canyon (#122). These narrow canyons are heavily forested with Ponderosa pine, spruce, fir and aspen as well as having a number of small grassy meadows. The trails offer a cool area to hike or to ride during the heat of summer as well as a pleasant display of tree colors during the fall.

    Length of the Trails One-way:

    Trail #120: 9 miles Trail #121: 2.5 miles Trail #122: 1.25 miles

    USGS Map(s): Big Springs, Timp Point, DeMotte Park

    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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    High Clearance possible when dry

    To hike
    Access: From the Kaibab Plateau Visitor Center at Jacob Lake drive south on AZ 67 for .3 mile to Forest Development Road (FDR) 461, turn right on 461 and drive approximately 6 miles to FDR 462. Drive approximately 3 miles on FDR 462 to FDR 22, turn to the left on FDR 22.

    For the northern trailhead for Trail #120, drive approximately 7 miles on FDR 22 to FDR 429, drive about 1/4 mile to FDR 226 and turn right.

    For the trailhead for Trail #121, turn left on FDR 22 from FDR 462, drive approximately 8 miles to the trailhead located on the left side of the road.

    For the trailhead for Trail #122, continue on FDR 22 past the trailhead for Trail #121 for an additional 2.5 miles to the trailhead, also located on the left side of FDR 22.

    2012-04-26 hhwolf14 writes: You can still access this hike if AZ 67 is closed to the North Rim. For trail 121 the TH is about 8 miles PAST the turnoff for trail 120 (about 15 miles from the FDR 462/22 turnoff). The TH for trail 122 is another 2.5 miles past the one for 121 on FDR 22.

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