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Hannagan Meadow Guided Hiking

A hiking trail

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.

1/2 day hikes

Generally 3-4 hours and leave directly from the front door. A light snack is included.

1/2 day hike cost

First person is $70, each additional is $40

Full Day hikes

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

Full day hike cost

$125 for first person, each additional is $75.

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Suggested Hikes

Mount Baldy:

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.

Acker Lake:

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.

Hannagan Loop:

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.

Escudilla Summit:

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.

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