Turkey Butte Lookout Loop

If you like fire lookout stations and muddy roads, you'll love this trail. While the southern portion is muddy and rocky, the funniest part of this trail is easily accessed until you reach the gate that stops you from driving all the way to Turkey Butte Lookout Tower. The remaining trip to the tower... Read More
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Highlights of Turkey Butte Lookout Loop

Forest Category Icon Forest
Iconic Category Icon Iconic
Mud Category Icon Mud
Scenic Category Icon Scenic
Highest Elevation
7177 ft
Shape of Trail
Loop
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
538D, 6146
Nearest Town
Kachina Village
Nearest Services
Flagstaff
Management Agency
Coconino National Forest
District
Flagstaff Ranger Distrcit

Overview

If you like fire lookout stations and muddy roads, you'll love this trail. While the southern portion is muddy and rocky, the funniest part of this trail is easily accessed until you reach the gate that stops you from driving all the way to Turkey Butte Lookout Tower. The remaining trip to the tower will require hiking up a steep dirt road, and depending on who is manning the tower you may or may not be allowed a tour.

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23 Trail Photos
2 Trail Concerns
1 Community Reviews
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