Best Trails in Coronado National Forest

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on Old Baldy and Mount Wilso...
15 days ago

hiking

Great day! Cool temps, started at at 6am until final half mile. Great forest trail with amazing 360 summit view. 9.25hr round trip to summit

Ran into a bear, which turned out to be a fellow hiker trimming trees along the trail and no bear at all.

on Carr Peak
19 days ago

hiking

Trail was a little overgrown, but still easy to follow. Great views from the top. I will definitely do this one again in the fall.

on Seven Falls Trail
23 days ago

Love the falls

on Chiricahua Peak to Monte ...
26 days ago

hiking

Really great view of the valley at the top. There was a recent fire and the Forest Service doesn't come there but every 5-6 years according to an elderly fellow I met who hikes there often. There were 100s of downed trees on the path and the trail was overgrown and washed out in many areas. It would be very easy for the unwary to get lost. Also, lots of missing and damaged signs. I recommend a map, a compass and a general idea of where you are going if you do the whole loop.

Lots of flowers, turkey, deer. Does not get too scenic until you approach the southern ridge.

Check out Bear Spring if you go to Monte Vista. If you go directly from the tower across and over the man-made helipad you will find a pseudo-trail that leads down to a sign which points in the right direction. It's a steep climb down. Don't fall ;)

on Maverick Spring Trail
30 days ago

hiking

Good hike, great views. The Green Mountain trail portion of this hike is fairly well maintained and is kept clear. Once you turn off onto the Maverick Spring trail it becomes overgrown and difficult to navigate. About 3/4 of the way to the end of the trail there appears to be a landslide with several large fallen trees blocking the path making it impossible to travel any further. We were forced to turn back early.

on Seven Falls Trail
1 month ago

hiking

Great day hike to play or nice trail run. Would be better with water at the end, hence the name. Going in the middle of summer when it hasn't rained in awhile, probably wasn't the best time. Still a great little hike and nice trail..

on Old Baldy and Mount Wilso...
1 month ago

hiking

Punishing hike for the ill prepared. Very enjoyable to do for unobstructed views of southern Arizona. Bring plenty of water and plan on a full days hike.

on Carr Peak
1 month ago

hiking

on Rincon Peak Trail
1 month ago

backpacking

Forest service has this listed as 16.2 miles round trip. My GPS clocked it at 15.4. Definitely more than 13 though. Had a great time on this hike but it's a days work. I was hiking for about 8 hours. Great views from the top and several spots along the way. Camping sites available as well about midway.

on Mount Wrightson Super Tra...
1 month ago

hiking

what an awesome and hard trail. I took the long route there approximately 14 miles and took me 7 hrs. what an awesome hike and view, come prepared bring plenty of water and snacks.

on Agua Caliente Hill Trail
1 month ago

hiking

Definite wildcat territory at the summit. Great wildlife: Gila monster, Tortoise, and a Gray Hawk!

on Mount Wrightson Super Tra...
1 month ago

Great views, greenery and wildlife

on Blackett's Ridge Trail
1 month ago

Great hike. Liked it so much in May that I had to do it again this week! Breathtaking views.

on Seven Falls Trail
1 month ago

hiking

Great hike check weather before going

on Dutch John Spring
1 month ago

hiked this trail today. good hike not very tough and most important it has lots of shade

on Phoneline Trail
1 month ago

backpacking

on Meadow Trail #5A
2 months ago

hiking

Beautiful hike. An easy stroll to an incredible view.

on Phoneline Trail
2 months ago

beautiful view of the canyon below!