Timber Mesa Trail #636
Distance: 7.5 miles
Difficulty: (as rated by the US Forest Service)
Hiking - Moderate
Mountain Biking - Difficult
Equestrian - Moderate
Trailhead Parking: Yes, accommodates trailers
Access to Trail: From the Lakeside Ranger Station, travel south on AZ 260 for 0.1 mile. Turn on Porter Mountain Rd. (FR 45) for 2.2 miles, then right at the junction with Penrod Rd, and continue to the trailhead on the left.
Trail Highlights: This trail has been rerouted into scenic areas. The right half of the old trail remains and continues off to the right through forested areas. The reroute is about 2 miles longer than the old Timer Mesa Trail. Two connector trails head east to Panorama Trail, and the Osprey Connector heads south to the Ice Cave Trail.
Timber Mesa Trail