Saddle Mountain/Dog Saddle

Total Miles
12.5

Elevation

2,796.21 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This is a gravel class 2 trail that starts as large enough for two vehicles and as you continue narrows to one vehicle length. The route remains fairly flat with left and right turns. While making your way out to Saddle Mountain the trailhead to Arizona will be on the right with vaulted toilets. The route continues along the edge of the Grand Canyon National Park boundaries. When approaching the end of the trail there will be dispersed camping spots that sit on the edge of the canyon. Saddle Mountain trailhead will begin at the turnaround. Marvelous views that go for miles and are not very crowded. This route is an out-and-back.

Difficulty

A fairly flat gravel route rated as a class 2 that begins as a wide route and then narrows as it proceeds further to the trail head of Saddle Mountain.

Technical Rating

2

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Access Description

From Jacob Lake follow Highway 67 towards the Grand Canyon North Rim and as you pass Dumonte Campground the route will turn left on to the east rim road. Saddle Mountain will turn to the right and is marked with a sign.

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