Elevation gain/loss is displayed based on the direction of travel used in the trail description. If traveling the other direction, swap the gain and loss values. The slope value is an average across the entire trail and may not provide an accurate indication of the steepness of a trail if that trail climbs and drops an equal amount.
A very short, very steep trail connecting the Monte Vista Trail with Bear Spring, the only source of water in the vicinity of Monte Vista Peak.
A short trail which skirts Barfoot Park and ends at the site of an A-frame chapel erected in honor of a Boy Scout leader.
A spur trail off the Indian Creek Trail to Indian Cave.
Departing from the Snowshed Trail at Fossil Saddle, this overgrown and unmaintained trail drops to the area around Fossil Spring, an undeveloped seep.
A short, steep trail descending from the Ojo Agua Fria Trail to Headquarters Spring, a good source of water.
A short trail connecting Round Park to Booger Spring.
A short trail from the Herb Martyr Road to the gated and locked Crystal Cave. A pleasant walk with several short steep staircase-like sections, and excellent views of the Cave Creek Basin at the top.
An old roadbed through a nicely forested area between Long Park and the Crest Trail just south of Bootlegger Saddle.
This trail departs from Junction Saddle and largely passes through a burned area until just before the peak. The top of the peak itself remains forested, but due to the fire thinning around the edges it's now possible to see out to the west.
A short access trail to Ojo Agua Fria, a high volume spring, as well as Headquarters Spring via the Headquarters Spring Trail.
An old roadbed connecting two points along the Long Park Road (FR 42D), this passes by several spectacularly large trees and provides an alternate route between Rustler Park and Long Park.
A steep climb from Barfoot Park to the site of the former Barfoot Lookout atop Buena Vista Peak, intersecting the northern end of the Crest Trail along the way. The lookout burned in 2011 and only the foundation remains, but excellent views can still be enjoyed from the site.
A hike up a faint trail and a creekbed to the Rucker Gates, towering spires and cliffs of red rhyolite with enormous grottos carved out of the rock by water erosion.
A relatively short and steep connector between the Turtle Mountain Trail and John Long Canyon, this trail drops down from a saddle into beautiful Cub Canyon. Many forks and cattle paths, as well as flooding damage on the western end, make this occasionally challenging to navigate.
A short trail connecting the Indian Creek Trail at Wood Canyon Saddle to the King of Lead Mine Road within the Chiricahua National Monument. Can be used as part of a loop back into Whitetail Canyon via the Whitetail Trail.
Up and over Fly Peak, from Fly Saddle to Round Park.
A short, beautiful segment of the Crest Trail system which serves as a bypass south of Chiricahua Peak if crossing from one of the southern legs of the Crest to the other. Can also be used as part of a loop around the peak from the north.
A remote, little-used but followable trail from the top end of Horseshoe Ridge out Jones Ridge to Jones Peak, with epic views of Horseshoe, Baker, Price and Rucker Canyons, and of the Chiricahua crest to the west.
An unmaintained and somewhat rugged cattle trail along the bottom of Pothole Canyon, starting at a small turnoff in Horseshoe Canyon. The area is largely unburned, has thick oak cover along the canyon bottom, and beautiful cliff views.
A connector trail between Bonita Park in the Chiricahua National Monument and Whitetail Canyon Road.
A historic trail connecting the North Fork of Cave Creek Canyon with a Forest Road near the town of Paradise.
Commonly used to access Monte Vista Peak from the west side, the Morse Canyon Trail climbs steeply from the end of Turkey Creek Road to the Turtle Mountain Trail at Morse Saddle, passing through beautiful, dense, largely unburned forest along the way.
This trail descends from Jhus Horse Saddle along the Shaw Peak Trail to a trailhead along Pinery Canyon Road (FR 42), passing Iron Spring and crossing a ridge between Horsefall Canyon to Pinery Canyon along the way.
A steep trail which climbs out of the Herb Martyr Campground to the Snowshed Trail 2,000 feet above. Pine Park lies a short distance west of its upper terminus. The Basin Trail and Snowshed Basin Trail connect to it a short distance from Herb Martyr.
A relatively low elevation trail out of West Turkey Creek providing access to the Fife Canyon Trail, Rock Creek Trail at Fitch Corral, and others. Several steep climbs, nice wooded stretches, and rock pools.
A lower elevation trail in the southern Chiricahuas, this trail passes through lots of unburned oak with views of rock cliffs. Can get quite hot in the summer. The southern half of the trail can be difficult to follow.
One of several primitive trails which connect Pine Canyon Road to the Witch Ridge Trail, this passes through a small, beautiful canyon with a mix of burned and unburned areas, and interesting rock formations high above on both sides.
A beautiful trail at the end of a rough road, climbing high out of the thickly forested North Fork Rucker Canyon to the fire lookout tower atop Monte Vista Peak and connecting with the Brushy Canyon Trail and Turtle Mountain Trail near the bottom and top, respectively.
The higher elevation and better condition counterpart to the Mormon Canyon Trail, this starts ¾ mile below and quickly takes to the ridge north of the canyon, climbing through several sets of switchbacks to a junction at Mormon Saddle and another with the Crest Trail at Chiricahua Saddle.
A popular but steep trail that starts near the entrance to Cave Creek Canyon and climbs around the north face of Silver Peak to the site of a former fire lookout 3,000 feet above.
While the easternmost segment of this trail is in bad condition, the western portion passes through beautiful Bruno Canyon from its junction with the Devil's Canyon Trail to Bruno Tank, where it meets the South Bruno Trail.
Beginning directly out of Rucker Forest Camp at the end of the Rucker Canyon Road, this trail follows the canyon bottom for several miles before climbing steeply to the ridge separating Rucker and Price Canyons, where it connects to the Red Rock Canyon Trail and then dropping to its northern terminus with the Price Canyon Trail.
A rough, little-used trail in the northwestern Chiricahuas, connecting Wood Canyon with the Apache Pass region.
After leaving the South Fork Trail at Maple Camp, the Burro Trail climbs towards Horseshoe Saddle high above. From the saddle, it's a long way down to the end of Horseshoe Canyon. Provides great views at both Red Rocks above Maple Camp and at Horseshoe Saddle itself.
A long creek-bottom trail connecting numerous trails on the west side of the Chiricahuas with the Crest Trail at Bootlegger Saddle.
This long, remote trail exits Whitetail Canyon along Indian Creek before climbing to Wood Canyon Saddle near Cochise Head and dropping into Wood Canyon and continuing north for a number of miles. Connects to the Emigrant Canyon Trail partway through Wood Canyon.