Willow Valley

4.2/5 (6 reviews)
Mormon Lake, Arizona (Coconino County)
Last Updated: 01/08/2023

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Highlight: Willow Valley

Willow Valley is a scenic drive through an old-growth Ponderosa pine forest in the beautiful Coconino National Forest. At intervals, the forest gives way to several alpine meadows​ or parks in local parlance. The trail offers just enough bumps to make you know you are having a good time. This is prime elk habitat and home to the largest elk herd in North America, so don't be surprised when one runs across the road in front of you. But it is also home to a couple of large ranches that graze their herds here during the summer. Thus the road rumbles over numerous cattle guards. The Arizona National Scenic Trail crosses the road near Waypoint 12. This foot and equestrian trail runs the length of Arizona from the Mexican border to the Utah state line, a distance of over 800 miles, and draws enthusiasts worldwide. Enjoy the ride. You never know what you will find along Willow Valley.

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