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Pine Creek Trail

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Length


1.6 Miles 2.6 Kilometers


175' 53 m

Ascent

-174' -53 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

13%

Max Grade (7°)

4,122' 1,257 m

High

3,949' 1,204 m

Low

Shared By Nick Wilder

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Unknown

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An easy and scenic loop to the canyon entrances with more advanced options.

Nick Wilder

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek · Swimming · Wildlife

Family Friendly It's short, pretty gentle grades, and has some fun boulders and a stream to play in.

Description

From the parking area, hike down the hill to near the creek bottom. Cruise along easy terrain as you approach Pine Creek Canyon and the Mescalito rock formation that separates the two drainages.

As you approach the mouth, the trail braids in many ways, and extends into both canyons, which is especially popular with rock climbers. Pass some old ruins near the creek, and then continue around to make a short lollipop, or head up either canyon and explore as far as you wish. The terrain gets rougher and turns into boulder hopping through the creekbed at some point. There is water in the creek most of the year, but you can usually keep your feet dry. There are several lovely pools to stop, take a break, and soak your feet on a hot day.

Flora & Fauna

We've spotted bighorn sheep here a few times!

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Apr 30, 2018
Jamie G
Beautiful scenery, especially in spring. We saw a few small pools of water and stream. The dogs enjoyed getting their feet wet. 5mi
Feb 3, 2018
Nathan Vigrass
Jan 21, 2018
Rafael Rodriguez
Jan 19, 2018
erikjoot
Easy hike with limitless meandering options due to all the climbers blazing trails.
Dec 28, 2017
Chase Lacsina
Dec 1, 2017
Kathy August
Nov 19, 2017
Julie Maury
Jun 6, 2017
Charles Lopez

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  4.4 from 8 votes

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