Los Burros Trail #631
Distance: 13 miles; 7.75 miles on short loop to the South from Trailhead #1; 9.75 miles on long loop to the North from Trailhead #1
Difficulty: (as rated by the US Forest Service)
Hiking - Moderate
Mountain Biking - Moderate ,br> Equestrian - Moderate
Trailhead Parking: Yes, accommodates trailers
Access to Trail: From the Lakeside Ranger Station, travel South on AZ 260 to McNary. Take the first left turn after the General Store. Go North on FR 224 (Apache CR 3140) for 7.1 miles. Turn right into Los Burros Campground and Trailhead #1 is at the far end. To reach Trailhead #2, continue 0.8 miles on FR 224 past the Los Burros Campground turn. The Trailhead is on the right.
Trail Highlights: The Campground was once the site of the Los Burros Ranger Station. Two of the original buildings still exist. The trail passes through aspen groves and ponderosa pine. A connector trail heads west to Country Club Trail. Another connector trail takes you north to the Land of the Pioneers Trail. The trail offers opportunities to view and hear elk. A good trail to view aspen colors in the fall.