Shannon Basin Trail

Total Miles
10.7

Elevation

1,162.75 ft

Duration

2 Hours

Technical Rating

4

Moderate

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

This 10.7-mile point-to-point trail travels through the Shannon Basin. Old mines and scenic views of the Mohave and Sonoran Desert vegetation abound on this trail. This trail takes you to the southeast slope of the Hualapai Mountains. At the midpoint of this trail, you can see an old chimney from an old pioneer homestead.

Photos of Shannon Basin Trail

Shannon Basin Trail
Shannon Basin Trail

Difficulty

Single vehicle trail with limited turn outs. Rock Shelves up to 18" and washed out sections of road. Many steep ascents/descents and off camber portions.

Technical Rating

4

Status Reports

David Patterson
Apr 11, 2024
Open
Normal
Eric Gartin
Nov 15, 2023
Open
Rough/Deteriorated
Trail is as described, there is new rain water damage at approx. 9 miles into trail that is 2-3 feet deep and 5-6 feet wide, but there is a bypass to the left which goes around a tree and large boulder.
James Godwin
Sep 22, 2023
4x4
Open
Rough/Deteriorated

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