4.5 miles
Distance
922 ft
Climb
-412 ft
Descent
01:48:50
Avg time

Flume Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Ref Number
    #154
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #29916 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Hiking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
  • Land Owner
    Tonto National Forest

The Flume Trail starts at the old Irving power plant location and follows the line of the removed-flume that used to carried the water to the power plants for generating electricity. The trail ends at the old dam, a 5-mile trek one way. The trailhead is located on Fossil Creek Road FR 708 north-east of the Fossil Creek Bridge at the Irving/Flume Trail parking lot. There is a shallow (knee deep) creek crossing at at the trailhead.

Access Info

No access to Fossil Creek access between the water crossing near the trailhead, until you get to the Fossil Creek Dam

More Stats for Flume Trail hike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    509 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,765 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,394 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,765 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,275 ft
  • Grade
    2.2%
  • Grade max
    -32%
  • Grade min
    30.3%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1,621 ft
  • Avg time
    01:48:50
  • Avg reverse time
    00:46:35
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      Dec 5, 2022 @ 11:48am
      Dec 5, 2022
      A few downed trees and some rockfall, but nothing out of the ordinary.
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