Arizona Camping and Hiking

Nov. 20, 2020

Buckskinner Trail

These trails are located on the lower slopes of Bill Williams Mountain. They offer the hiker access to the mountain and the Bill Williams Mountain Trail from the City of Williams and, if used together, provide opportunities for short loop walks through the forest of pine and oak. Clover Spring ...

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Nov. 20, 2020

Buckskin Mountain State Park

Buckskin Mountain State Park attracts nature and water lovers to the area.  The park is at an elevation of 420 feet and covers 1.677 acres.  Its perfect location along the Colorado River, draws hikers, campers, fishers, and water enthusiasts.  When you arrive at Buckskin Mountain State ...

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Nov. 20, 2020

Bixler Saddle Trail

Bixler Saddle Trail

This trail starts at Bixler Saddle, at an elevation of 7,700 feet, on the west side of Bill Williams Mountain. From that point, it climbs through stands of ponderosa pine, Gambel oak, Douglas fir, white fir and aspen to a junction with the Bill Williams Trail ...

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Nov. 20, 2020

BOG SPRINGS CAMPGROUND

This oak-shaded area provides the only campsites available within the Madera Canyon Recreation Area. During the off-season, you can usually get a site here without much trouble. Once the incredible variety of birds for which this area is widely known arrives in early spring and the wildflowers begin carpeting the ...

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Nov. 20, 2020

Betty’s Kitchen Interpretive Trail Area

Betty’s Kitchen Interpretive Trail Area has an unusual name.  Although the name might conjure up a restaurant, that isn’t what you will find when you arrive in the area.  It is at an elevation of 155 feet.  This lush, shady spot along the Colorado River is perfect ...

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Nov. 20, 2020

Bill Williams Mountain Trail

This trail starts in ponderosa pine and oak thickets. As it crosses West Cataract Creek, it goes through stands of aspen and fir carpeted by a dense ground cover of ferns, Oregon grape and Arizona wild rose. At several places on the trail, the hiker has a good view of ...

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Nov. 20, 2020

Benham Trail

The Benham Trail starts in ponderosa pine and oak thickets and climbs into the mixed conifer forest on Bill Williams Mountain. At several places along the trail, the hiker has a good view of the forest below and the distant peaks. Although there is no water in the area, cool ...

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