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Address: Springerville, AZ
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Located in east central Arizona, this forest offers a physically...

Located in east central Arizona, this forest offers a physically challenging and stunningly beautiful landscape.

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East Baldy Trail is a real gem

A couple years ago I hiked the West Baldy Trail, so this year I decided to hike East Baldy as far as you can go, which is over 14 miles round-trip. East Baldy is not as scenic... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
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Tucson, AZ
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Tucson, AZ
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

A couple years ago I hiked the West Baldy Trail, so this year I decided to hike East Baldy as far as you can go, which is over 14 miles round-trip. East Baldy is not as scenic West Baldy in the lower section, as you're not near the Little Colorado River. Nevertheless traversing alpine meadows with a plethora of wildflowers... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We visited 4 lakes and fished our little hearts out! We went to Big Lake, Becker Lake, Lyman Lake, and Hulsey Lake

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Dewey, Arizona
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We spent a week there - traveling a lot of back roads going to places to fish and hike. Enjoyed finding, turkey, elk, deer out in the wild.

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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222 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Friends suggested I try this route when heading from Tucson to Denver area. I got off I-10 onto US Highway 191 and headed north through Safford. Before you get to the Apache National Forest, you will first pass through Clifton and an adjoining town that are mining towns ... boasting the Arizona Copper Mine (largest in the US, and maybe... More 

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bfleb433
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157 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

I was in the area on business and stopped here for a break. It is worth a stop if you are in the area.

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Goodyear, Arizona
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I highly recommend hiking the Escudilla Nat'l Rec Trail. It is a 3.1 mile out and back trial. But first you have to drive 5 miles on a dirt road to the trail head. There are Pines, Aspens, wild flowers, and a beautiful vista/overlook about half way! ONLY... some of the trial is beginning to be over grown by baby... More 

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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Full of alpine views, trails and game the many lakes and campgrounds were spectacular. We sent hours viewing many different species of game while traveling throughout the park

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Great little forest 1/2 hour outside of Springerville, nice little places to eat in Alpine. They have a couple of lakes and a camping area.

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Ash Fork, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2015

I had never been in this part of Arizona before and was stunned by the difference in terrain and beauty. Really reminded me of the north west pine forests. You've heard of million dollar views? Well, these are ten million dollar views. great roads to drive thru as well if you're feeling a bit spirited!

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Sabinsville
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

My wife and I traveled route 191 going south from Springerville .Spectacular scenery all the way, but if planning to drive this route, be prepared, because once you leave Alpine, you will not find food, fuel, or any other facilities. After such wonderful scenery, near the southern end of this route you will come to a copper mine just north... More 

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