Arizona White Mountain 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.
Generally 3-4 hours and leave directly from the front door. A light snack is included.
Price: $125 Per person and $75 for each additional person
8+ hours, include driving to trailhead. These are the big hikes with big views: Mount Baldy, Escudilla Mountain, into the Blue Wilderness. These include a sack lunch, snacks, and water/drinks
Suggested Nearby Hiking Trails
Trailhead elevation: 9200′ top of trail 11,000″. Length 14 miles round trip. One of the best and most scenic trails in the state. Trail winds through stands of Ponderosa, Aspen and Douglas Fir. Numerous lookout views of 70 miles or more. Strenuous. (Drive from lodge is approximately 1 hour.)
Escudilla Mountain/Terry Flat
Trailhead elevation: 9300′ top of trail 10,950′. Length 12 miles. Hike the 4th highest peak in Arizona. Steep uphill grade to summit, can see the San Fransisco peaks in Flagstaff on a clear day. Second half of hike skirts around Terry Flat. Many wildlife and birding opportunities. Strenuous.
Trailhead elevation: 9200′, varies +/- 500′ . 7 miles round trip. Leave from Hannagan Meadow and walk through Douglas Fir and Spruce forest to a beautiful hidden alpine lake. Many wildlife and birding opportunities in early morning and evening. Moderate.
P Bar Lake
Trailhead elevation: 9200′, descends to 8500′. 6 miles round trip. Leave from Hannagan Meadow and walk downhill to a scenic pond. Some trail winds through the recent burn area. Lots of Aspen and Fir. A “reverse” hike- uphill on the return. Moderate.
Trailhead elevation: 9200′, varies +/- 500′. 6 mile loop trail. Leave from lodge and walk a scenic loop trail east and north of the lodge. Pass by historic line camp cabins, follow a seasonal creek, view spectacular flowers in the open cinegas. Be mindful of marshy areas in late spring. End at lodge. Easy to moderate, uphill on return.
Trailhead elevation: 9300′, steep ascent to 10,950′. 6 miles round trip. Leave lodge at 7:30am. Beautiful hike through dense aspens, high alpine meadows and spruce forests to lookout tower. 90 mile views on a clear day. Strenuous. Outstanding fall colors during September and October.