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Dogtown Lake Trail, AZ

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Difficulty 1 of 5
Route Finding 1 of 5
Distance Round Trip 2.48 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,071 feet
Elevation Gain 20 feet
Accumulated Gain 54 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 60-90 min
Kokopelli Seeds 2.75
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7  2017-08-13 chumley
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6  2016-07-17 azbackpackr
6  2014-07-25
Dogtown Lake Paddling
9  2010-08-24 benwalkin
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Preferred   Oct, May, Apr, Sep
Seasons   Late Spring to Early Winter
Sun  7:15am - 6:11pm
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This trail provides visitors a pleasant route for a stroll around the lake. Another purpose for the trail is to prevent trampling damage to the immediate lake shore. The trail is maintained by the Williams Rotary Club.

The trail follows an old road on the south shore, then goes around a cove, back through the fence and across the west end of the lake.

Length 1.8 miles
Hiking Time 0.5 hour

Rating Easy. Trail is fairly flat.
Location Trailhead at 7100 feet. Trail starts just west of the picnic area at Dogtown Lake.
Recommended Early spring to early winter.
Restrictions No motorized vehicles. Horses are not permitted in Dogtown Campground.
USGS Map Bill Williams Mountain

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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 / Jeep Road - Car possible when dry

    To hike

    Access: From Williams, take Fourth Street (County Road 73) south about 4 miles to the junction with Forest Road 140. Turn left and go about 3 miles to FR 132; turn left onto FR 132 and continue about one mile to the Dogtown Recreation Area.

    Travel Time: About 20 minutes from Williams to the picnic area.

    Road Condition: Paved and all-weather gravelled roads suitable for passenger vehicles. FR 140 is a high-clearance road and can become rough during peak season.

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