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.
A quick walk from a turnoff along Forest Road 42 through Cave Creek Canyon to an vista point on a small ridge with views of the canyon above the trees.
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 small spur trail connecting the Crest Trail with Anita Park and Anita Spring a short distance beyond.
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 mostly lost trail to Erickson Peak, departing from the Price Shake Trail at Dobson Saddle. Only visible for a short distance, with occasional cairns marking portions of the route.
An old roadbed from Herb Martyr to the site of a former homestead at Ash Spring, this short trail connects to the Basin Trail and can be used as part of several loops.
A short access trail to Ojo Agua Fria, a high volume spring, as well as Headquarters Spring via the Headquarters Spring Trail.
An originally well-constructed but very badly overgrown and unmaintained trail that switchbacks to the top of Snowshed Peak from Snowshed Saddle along the Snowshed Trail.
A short but steep climb from Hands Pass to the site of an abandoned aircraft navigation beacon building, with views of the Chiricahua National Monument.
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 very rough, overgrown and abandoned piece of the Mormon Ridge Trail that connects the modern route of that trail and the Mormon Canyon Trail at Mormon Saddle with the Crest Trail ⅔ mile north of Junction Saddle.
A short, relatively easy walk through Cave Creek Canyon, with frequent benches for birdwatching or just to sit and enjoy the surroundings.
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.
A very rough but short trail providing access to John Long Canyon from Rucker Canyon.
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 vague, steep route from the trail junction at Wood Canyon Saddle to Cochise Head, a distinct rock formation resembling the facial profile of the Apache chief.
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.
A short distance into the Price Canyon Trail, this trail forks off to the left and climbs to Dobson Saddle between Dobson and Erickson Peaks. A segment between Dobson Saddle and Shake Gulch shown on some maps is no longer visible. The Erickson Peak Trail once departed from Dobson Saddle, but there is little evidence of it remaining.
Departing from Fly Saddle, this trail passes north of Fly Peak, connects to the northern terminus of the Bear Wallow Trail, and dead-ends at Centella Point, with a spectacular view of the Cave Creek Basin.
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.
A relatively flat connector trail along the southern edge of the Cave Creek Basin between the Snowshed Trail and the Herb Martyr Trail, this is also accessible from spur trails to the Crystal Cave parking lot and John Hands Campground.