Arizona White Mountain Adventures

The Arizona White Mountains are an outdoor paradise with lakes, streams, and diverse canyons. Many of our adventures are based out of the Hannagan Meadow Lodge near Alpine, Arizona at 9200 feet elevation. Hannagan Meadow is known as one of the most beautiful places in Arizona.

Arizona White Mountain Adventures’ objective is to help client learn new outdoor skills and enjoy the Arizona White Mountains in a safe, responsible manner. White Mountains Adventures guides are experienced, knowledgeable professionals with a love for the outdoors. Arizona White Mountain Adventures utilize the best equipment with the latest technology. Through GPS and satellite technology our guides are in constant contact with our business office and emergency response if necessary. From guided fly fishing on the Black River, to back country snow shoeing – The White Mountains of Arizona & Hannagan Meadow Lodge has an adventure for you.

World-Class Hiking

Hannagan Meadow Guided Hiking: All trips begin and end at the lodge. We have a variety of terrain, distance, and summit options for those who want the big view. All hikers should have comfortable, closed-toe footwear and be able to carry at least 2 liters of water. A day pack is recommended.  

1/2-day, full-day, and self-guided hikes are available.

Guided Hiking Trips Include:

  • Mt. Baldy Wilderness
  • Escudilla Mountain/Terry Flat
  • Acker Lake
  • P Bar Lake
  • Hannagan Loop
  • Escudilla Summit

Horseback Riding

Take an adventure on a horseback trail ride through the tall pine forest over picturesque backcountry mountain trails. Horseback riding is our game, so come out for horseback trail ride today. Our wranglers will be happy to provide you with a trail ride the cowboy way, that you’re sure to remember.

Whether you’re in Alpine, Springerville, Eagar, or Nutrioso, Arizona, come out for horseback riding that you will enjoy. We offer you the best in horseback trail rides through the pine, aspen and oak tree covered mountains while in the Apache National Forest. Check out the deer and wild turkeys in some of the prettiest country in Arizona. Make sure to have your camera handy to catch your experience to show what your friends missed out on.


Scenic Fishing Activities

Hannagan Meadow is located near the headwaters of 3 Arizona watersheds: the Black, Blue, and Little Colorado Rivers.

The area is known for some of the best, most scenic stream fly fishing in Arizona. Several lakes are also accessible to the Hannagan Meadow area. Some locations are easy access, while others require some hiking to get to the river waters. You can learn the art of fly fishing with a lesson or perfect your casting technique with a half or full day guided trip. Let us help!

Our guide, Wendy Krueger, is a legend in the local fly-fishing community here in the White Mountains of Arizona. Her 34 years of teaching and coaching experience give her clients immediate feedback and improvement in their skills. 


Mountain Biking

Love to ride the outdoors? Like wind in your face and beautiful views? We have mountain biking paradise out our front door at Hannagan Meadow Lodge. Whether you are a novice or long time single-track rider, there are rides for you here.

We have rental mountain bikes to choose from or better, bring your own to Hannagan. 

Not sure of where to go? We can assist with riding maps, or take a guided ride with one of us. Not so sure about riding uphill at over 9000 feet? We can set you up with rides that allow you to drop down in elevation for most, if not all, of the ride. We then can pick you up at a meeting point and take you and your bike back up to the lodge.

Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

The Lodge is the starting point for incredible backcountry skiing. National Geographic Magazine selected the Lodge as one of the top five back country lodges in the United States with a full line of skis and boots available for rent. Snowshoes are also available for rent at the Nordic center.

More than 26 kilometers of groomed and/or marked trails leave right from the Lodge, offering opportunities to skiers of all levels. 

Also, consider sledding and tubing! The main sledding and tubing hill in the entire area is located right behind the main building and open to guests of the lodge and the general public without fee. Tubes and sleds are available through the lodge’s General Store.

Ready To Book Your Stay?

Ready to experience everything the Arizona White Mountains and The Hannagan Meadow Lodge has to offer?  

We are open for year round lodging, adventures, and the restaurant is always open to the public.

For large parties and corporate events please give us a call. We would be happy to discuss your needs

Check Availability & Make Reservations

Hannagan Meadow Lodge accepts reservations up to 1 year in advance