Murphy Ranch Trail - Payson, AZ
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Murphy Ranch Trail is a moderate 1.5-mile hike from 6,740 feet to 7,200 feet in elevation. This trail offers access to the Sierra Ancha Wilderness. The Murphy Ranch Trail drops down to the Rim Trail.


Facilities: There are campsites at the trailhead, and water is available at Cold Springs Canyon.

Best Time To Visit: Murphy Ranch Trail is normally open late March through mid-December.

Fees: No fees are charged.

Accessibility: This area is not handicap accessible.

Rules: Closed to all motorized vehicles.

Directions: To reach Murphy Ranch Trail from Payson: Start out going north on AZ-87, turn right on AZ-260. Turn right on Chamberlain Trail, turn right on AZ-288, which takes you to Young. From Young: Travel about 20 miles south on State Highway #288, take Forest Road #487 6.5 miles to Forest Road #487A. The trailhead is about 100 feet before the Murphy Ranch Gate, or can be accessed fro the Rim Trail #139.

Map: Click here for a map to Murphy Ranch Trail

Reservations: Reservations are not needed or accepted to use Murphy Ranch Trail.

 
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