2 miles
Distance
329 ft
Climb
-937 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Miller Peak Wilderness
    Sierra Vista, Arizona
  • Ref Number
    #109
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Hiking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Manager
    U.S. Forest Service

This trail departs from the Ramsey Vista Campground and follows a course that offers good views of upper Carr Canyon, with its weathered pinnacles and crinkled rock strata, and of upper Ramsey Canyon with its emerald green riparian area. The trail starts out through an old burn caused by a careless camper in 1977. Here, it wanders among stumps and rocks where there were once trees and flowery meadows. The wildflowers have started to come back and so have the trees, but this should give you some idea of how much damage can come from one moment of thoughtlessness. The trail enters the trees again at the edge of the burn just before it begins its drop into Ramsey Canyon. The old mining town of Hamburg was located in this canyon and you’ll see evidence of it and of the mines that supported it as you travel. Many hikers connect with the Hamburg Trail #122 and follow this trail all the way through to the Nature Conservancy’s Ramsey Canyon Preserve (horses are not permitted within the Preserve). there is a fee to access The Ramsey Canyon Preserve trail, $3.00 for Cochise County/Santa Cruz County residents and Nature Conservancy members, $6.00 for all others, anyone under 16 is free Another alternative, of course, is to turn around and hike back to where you started. A good way of doing that is to bring your backpacking gear and spend the night before making the return trip.

Access Info

Directions: Drive 7 miles south from Sierra Vista on AZ Highway 92 to Carr Canyon Road (FR 36Cool . Follow FR 368 to the Ramsey Vista Campground and Comfort Springs Trailhead at the end of the road (7.8 miles).

Disclaimer

Please note however, that horses are not permitted on the northern end of the Hamburg Trail. Motorized and mechanized vehicles and equipment, including mountain bikes, are not permitted in Wilderness.

More Stats for Comfort Springs Trail hike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -607 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,768 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,375 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,768 ft
  • Grade
    -5%
  • Grade max
    -31.6%
  • Grade min
    26%
  • Distance climb
    2,917 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    646 ft
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