Canopy Trail

Dead Horse Ranch Arizona State Park
Located 2.5 miles from Cottonwood, Arizona (AZ)
4 Stars
308 Steps 1  (0.1 mi)
Canopy Trail


The Canopy Trail has a maximum elevation of 3,309 ft (1,009 m), a minimum elevation of 3,298 ft (1,005 m), and an elevation range of 11 ft (3 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
3080.1 mi3,298 ft3,309 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3 min1.113 ft11 ft
[ B to A ]
3 min0.911 ft13 ft

What is the length of the Canopy Trail?

The length of the trail is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) or 308 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Canopy Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the trail in 3 min in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3 min in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free Canopy Trail topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Dead Horse Ranch Arizona State Park topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Perkinsville, AZ
  2. North Topo Map: Sycamore Basin, AZ
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Loy Butte, AZ
  4. West Topo Map: Munds Draw, AZ
  5. Topo Map: Clarkdale, AZ
  6. East Topo Map: Page Springs, AZ
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Hickey Mountain, AZ
  8. South Topo Map: Cottonwood, AZ
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Cornville, AZ

Is there a Canopy trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Canopy Trail is located on the Clarkdale topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.



  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.