Perimeter Trail

EASY 10 reviews

Perimeter Trail is a 7.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Nicksville, Arizona that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
7.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1095 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

horseback riding

mountain biking

nature trips

walking

views

wildlife

rocky

Parking and restrooms at either end of the trail (Miller Canyon or Carr Canyon).

1 month ago

Very fun and scenic hike! Not much shade so be prepared to be in the sun.
Steep and rocky at times, but if you live in Hereford you might be able to see your house!
Consider starting at the Miller Canyon trailhead in the morning so you have the sun at your back as you head to Carr Canyon.
Definitely bring water so you really enjoy this fun and relaxing hike!

5 months ago

Surprised no one has given a review as this is an awesome trail. Once you gain the elevation from either end, the trail is almost level the whole way and very scenic. It was made to allow mountain bikers access from Carr to Miller as the old trail which is farther up in elevation is in the Wilderness area, (a little history is that the upper trail used to be called the “Nigger Jim” trail), the name an old buffalo soldier built the water trough at the spring which is now called Clark Spring Trail. So the Perimeter Trail was built for mountain bikers and hikers and horseback riders who wish to travel from Carr to Miller or vice versa without going thru the Miller Peak Wilderness area. ( no motorized vehicles allowed). Oh and during the warm seasons watch out for rattlers we’ve seen several Mojave rattlers on the trail.

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