Explore Carr CanyonCarr Canyon Trails and Trailheads
Trail winds over low ridges and into pretty drainages as it overlooks Hereford and the San Pedro River valley. Can be hiked as part of a 9-mile loop to Miller Canyon and back via Clark Spring Trail. Popular with mountain bikers.
Perimeter Trail #138
3.75 mi one-way to Miller Canyon
Trail provides access to the ruins of Carr Ranch, where a historical plaque explains its settlement history. A couple of loops with viewing benches are available. Carr House Info Center is open seasonally on weekends; trails are accessible year-round for day-use.
Carr House Nature Trail
Carr House Info Center
1/2 mi from Carr House to junction with Perimeter Trail near Perimeter TH
Trail overlooks Hereford and the San Pedro River valley. Can be hiked as part of a 9-mile loop to Miller Canyon and back via Perimeter Trail. Popular with mountain bikers, who use the alternate John Cooper Trail to avoid a section of Miller Peak Wilderness.
Clark Spring Trail #124
Clark Spring Trailhead
1.6 mi from Clark Spring Trailhead to Miller Canyon
Trail provides access to Carr Peak, climbing past a spring that once provided water for the mines of Reef Townsite. Continue onto the Carr Peak Trail and Carr Peak Spur Trail to reach Carr Peak’s 9220’ summit, a 2.8 mile hike with 2000’ of climbing (total from trailhead).
Old Sawmill Spring Trail #126
Old Sawmill Trailhead
.7 mi from Old Sawmill Trailhead to junction with Carr Peak Trail
Interpretive signs along this short loop trail provide information on the Reef mines, relics of which are seen along the trail in the form of digs and the foundation of an old ore mill.
Reef Townsite Interpretive Trail
NW end of Reef Townsite Campground
.75 mi loop
Carr Peak Trail #107
Ramsey Vista Trailhead
2.7 mi one-way to top of Carr Peak, including Carr Peak Spur Trail
Comfort Springs is one highlight of this trail, but it also is the starting point for longer hikes in the Miller Peak Wilderness, providing access to the Hamburg Trail as well as other trails.
Comfort Springs Trail #109
Ramsey Vista Campground
2.3 mi from campground to junction with Hamburg Trail