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Thompson Trail #629

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Beautiful mostly flat 5 mile total, out and back trail that follows the West Fork Black River. Lightly trafficked.


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Map Key

2.5

Miles

4.0

KM

Point to Point

8,827' 2,690 m

High

8,553' 2,607 m

Low

28' 9 m

Up

294' 90 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fishing · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall

Flora & Fauna

Visited mid-June and saw lots of butterflies including Wiedermeyer's Admiral, Nokomis Frittilary, Mourning Cloak and many Chckerspot species. Some waterfowl and lots of bear scat.

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Hiking Project Staff with improvements by Vivienne Ng and 1 other

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  5.0 from 2 votes

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#74

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West Fork Black River
May 19, 2021 near Eagar, AZ
Nice resting area about one mile in from trailhead.
May 19, 2021 near Eagar, AZ
Beginning of trail
May 19, 2021 near Eagar, AZ
Beautiful trail along Thompson Creek!
Sep 18, 2019 near Eagar, AZ

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Aug 26, 2021
Vivienne Ng
May 19, 2021
Vivienne Ng
A meandering relaxing pace taking in nature with plenty of stops for the dog to explore. 5mi — 2h 30m
May 12, 2020
StacyLuke White
8h 30m
Sep 10, 2019
Rhonda Stanford
Debbi, Johanna, Cheryl and I