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Friday, July 23, 2010

BIXLER SADDLE

BIXLER SADDLE Kaibab National Forest Short and scenic, this trail offers an alternative to the more challenging trails on Bill Williams Mountain. Climbing the west slope of the hill, this nicely-wooded hike features lovely views of the expansive prairies of northwestern Arizona. HIGHLIGHTS: interesting rock formations, views, ample shade LENGTH: 4 miles roundtrip ELEVATION: 7,700 – 8,740 feet RATING: moderate BEST SEASONS: April - October DRIVING DISTANCE FROM PHOENIX: 185 miles one-way GETTING THERE: From Flagstaff, go west on I-40 to the Devil Dog interchange (exit 157). Go south on Forest Road 108 for 1 mile and turn left (east) Forest Road 45. Continue 2 miles on FR 45 to the trailhead. INFORMATION: Williams Ranger District (928) 635-5600,
MAP: http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5189842.pdf

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