Enhancing the Journey Along the Arizona Trail

Flagstaff Business News (July 6, 2019) by FBN

Efforts have aligned to improve the outdoor experience for hikers, bicyclists and equestrians seeking to discover Northern Arizona’s wide-open spaces. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Babbitt Ranches, Coconino County and the Arizona Trail Association (ATA) grants permission and identifies resources to develop and maintain a trail along a nearly 13-mile stretch of the CO Bar Ranch. ATA is seeking volunteers to help build the new singletrack on the weekend of July 20 and 21.

Of the 800-mile Arizona Trail that stretches from Utah to the Mexican border, the Babbitt Ranches Passage is the only portion on private land. Currently, it connects the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests with a two-track dirt road.

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