Aspen Spring Trail

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Trail Distance: 10 miles
Time Estimate: 5 hr 10 Min+
Elevation Gain: 2050 feet
Leash Rule: On Leash
Difficulty: Hard
Parking: Free
Route Type: Point-to-point
Restroom: Unknown
Description

Arizona has a vast and gorgeous landscape, and one of the best places to view it is on the Aspen Spring Trail. This well-maintained trail cuts through Arizona's wilderness, and provides plenty of space to walk on, with 40 inches of width and packed soil. The trail has a gradual climb, with an average grade of 10% that can make it an easy-going hike for you and your pup. The trail is located in Hualapai Mountain Park, about three-fourths of a mile from the park's main road.

When you and Fido find the trail, you'll be greeted by rows of lush vegetations, including tall oak trees, walnuts, and canyon maples. There's plenty of shade along the path, with large rocks and fallen over logs acting as makeshift benches for rest. After only a short time on the trail, you'll be greeted with your first landmark, an old cave that housed the Silver Bell Mine that was open from the 1870s until 1994. 

It won't be long until you and Fido will see some of the spectacular beauty of the area, with rough landscapes and flat desert surrounding the mountainous area. You can see the area even better from Kingman Overlook, which offers a distinct view of the town down below and the Cerbat Mountains. You and Fido won't be the only ones enjoying the mountains since the trail is also open to mountain bikers, horse riders, ATV riding, and snowshoeing hikers. The trail also offers plenty of places to rest, and overlooks to take a break on and let others pass. 

You and Fido will love the views, the shade, and the fresh mountain air, and can continue along the connecting trail of Potato Patch Loop for an even longer hike.

Trail Features
Diverse Landscape, Muddy, Desert, Rocky
Abundant Wildlife, Scenic, Cave
Cautions & Considerations
Arizona is hot, so make sure to bring some fresh water and your pup's bowl with you before venturing out. The trail is also a little small, so keep your pup close by in case any horses or bikers come by!
Address
Hualapai Mountain Park, 6250 Hualapai Mountain Rd
Kingman, AZ 86401
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Address
Hualapai Mountain Park, 6250 Hualapai Mountain Rd
Kingman, AZ 86401
Hours
Mon Sunrise - Sunset
Tue Sunrise - Sunset
Wed Sunrise - Sunset
Thu Sunrise - Sunset
Fri Sunrise - Sunset
Sat Sunrise - Sunset
Sun Sunrise - Sunset