Abineau Trail #127

Coconino National Forest
Located 12.4 miles from Flagstaff, Arizona (AZ)
4 Stars
4,902 Steps 1  (2.1 mi)

The trailhead for the Abineau Trail is located just a short walk away from the parking lot. This strenuous loop trail also connects with the Bear Jaw Trail. The trail ascends the north side of Humphreys Peak through Aspen and Ponderosa Pine trees. The panoramic views are amazing from this trail; the gorge of the Grand Canyon can be seen as well as the magnificence of Humphreys Peak.

Abineau TrailMushroom on the Abineau TrailAbineau Trailhead


The Abineau Trail has a maximum elevation of 10,291 ft (3,137 m), a minimum elevation of 8,664 ft (2,641 m), and an elevation range of 1,627 ft (496 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
4,9022.1 mi8,664 ft10,291 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
1.5 hrs135.61,627 ft0 ft
[ B to A ]
55 min0.00 ft1,627 ft

What is the length of the Abineau Trail?

The length of the trail is 2.1 mi (3.5 km) or 4,902 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Abineau Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the trail in 1.5 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 55 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 Abineau Trail topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Coconino National Forest topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Chapel Mountain, AZ
  2. North Topo Map: S P Mountain, AZ
  3. Northeast Topo Map: East of S P Mountain, AZ
  4. West Topo Map: Kendrick Peak, AZ
  5. Topo Map: White Horse Hills, AZ
  6. East Topo Map: O'Leary Peak, AZ
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Wing Mountain, AZ
  8. South Topo Map: Humphreys Peak, AZ
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Sunset Crater West, AZ

Is there an Abineau trail map?

Yes, and they're free! The Abineau Trail is located on the White Horse Hills and Humphreys Peak topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.



  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.