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Mazatzal Wilderness

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59 mi 95 km of trail 1 Hike

Easy Trails 0 Trails Intermediate Trails 4 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails

Hikes in Mazatzal Wilderness - 1

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Favorite This was our campsite 0.3 miles past Barnhardt Falls. I noticed that a previous user also camped here, and I can see why! It is one of the best sites on the loop.
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Mazatzal Peak Loop

15.1 mi 24.4 km • Loop • 2,868 ft Ascent 874.13 m Ascent

(8) Payson, AZ

Trails in Mazatzal Wilderness - 5

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14.0 mi 22.6 km #1AZT - Passage 24 - Red Hills
Difficult
Payson, AZ
Difficult
14.0 mi 22.6 km Payson, AZ
21.8 mi 35.0 km #2AZT - Passage 23 - Mazatzal Divide
Intermediate/Difficult
Tonto Basin, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
21.8 mi 35.0 km Tonto Basin, AZ
6.2 mi 9.9 km #3Barnhardt Trail #43
Intermediate/Difficult
Payson, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
6.2 mi 9.9 km Payson, AZ
5.6 mi 9.0 km #4Y Bar Trail #44
Difficult
Payson, AZ
Difficult
5.6 mi 9.0 km Payson, AZ
11.3 mi 18.2 km #5AZT - Passage 25 - Whiterock Mesa
Intermediate
Payson, AZ
Intermediate
11.3 mi 18.2 km Payson, AZ

Photos of Mazatzal Wilderness - 17

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This was our campsite 0.3 miles past Barnhardt Falls. I noticed that a previous user also camped here, and I can see why! It is one of the best sites on the loop.
Mar 14, 2017 near Payson, AZ
We are headed to the saddle on the right.
Apr 18, 2016 near Payson, AZ
A cactus garden along the trail. Barnhardt Trail has many such gems. In early fall, it is in the shade most of the morning as well.
Oct 2, 2018 near Payson, AZ
A beautiful sunrise, after camping out near the intersection of Barnhardt Tr and AZT.  Good water at Chilson Spring.
Oct 2, 2018 near Payson, AZ
Barnhardt Falls puts on a beautiful display in March of 2017.
Mar 14, 2017 near Payson, AZ
More wildflowers along the trail.
Apr 18, 2016 near Payson, AZ
Camp at the edge of the canyon looking out towards Paysen and the Mogollon rim.
Apr 18, 2016 near Payson, AZ
First night campsite.
Apr 18, 2016 near Payson, AZ