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Best trails in Cottonwood

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Looking for a great trail near Cottonwood, Arizona? AllTrails has 13 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Red Rock State Park or Silde Rock State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Coconino National Forest or Watson Lake Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 8 easy trails in Cottonwood ranging from 0.7 to 3.7 miles and from 3,300 to 3,477 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Cottonwood
Top trails (13)
#1 - North Mingus Loop Trail
Prescott National Forest
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
NOTE: During the winter the road leading to the trailhead may be closed. Hikers can park by the gate and continue on the road to the trailhead to begin the hike. For an easier hike, head to the left Show more
#2 - Yaeger Canyon Loop Trail
Prescott National Forest
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 3 h 17 m
Yaeger Canyon Loop Trail is a 5.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cottonwood, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actShow more
#3 - Dead Horse Ranch Lagoon Loop
Dead Horse Ranch State Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 42 m
Dead Horse Ranch Lagoon Loop is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cottonwood, Arizona that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activitShow more
#4 - Black Canyon Trail
Prescott National Forest
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 4 h 41 m
Black Canyon Trail is a 8.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cottonwood, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#5 - Tavasci Marsh Overlook and Tuzigoot National Monument
Tuzigoot National Monument
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 37 m
Tavasci Marsh Overlook and Tuzigoot National Monument is a 3.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cottonwood, Arizona that features a river and is good for all skill levels. ThShow more
#6 - Jail Trail River Walk
Cottonwood, Arizona
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 37 m
Jail Trail River Walk is a 1.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Cottonwood, Arizona that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#7 - Verde River to Lagoon Loop
Dead Horse Ranch State Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
Verde River to Lagoon Loop is a 2.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Cottonwood, Arizona that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
#8 - Raptor Hill and Coconino Trail Loop
Dead Horse Ranch State Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 38 m
Raptor Hill and Coconino Trail Loop is a 1.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cottonwood, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offShow more
#9 - Gaddes Canyon Trail
Prescott National Forest
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 40 m
Gaddes Canyon Trail is a 3.6 mile out and back trail located near Cottonwood, Arizona that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from April Show more
#10 - Dead Horse Ranch via Forest Loop Trail
Dead Horse Ranch State Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 41 m
Dead Horse Ranch via Forest Loop Trail is a 1.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Cottonwood, Arizona that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primariShow more
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