Whitehorse Lake Trail #33

Kaibab National Forest
Located 13.3 miles from Williams, Arizona (AZ)
4 Stars
2,099 Steps 1  (1.0 mi)

The Whitehorse Lake Trail is a great place for a family day hike and picnic. The trail surrounds Whitehorse Lake and also ventures a short distance into the Kaibab National Forest. There is a short interpretive trail at the beginning of the hike describing the trees and plant life; leaflets are available at the trailhead and correspond with the numbered markings along the trail.

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The Whitehorse Lake Trail has a maximum elevation of 6,587 ft (2,008 m), a minimum elevation of 6,542 ft (1,994 m), and an elevation range of 45 ft (14 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
2,0991.0 mi6,542 ft6,587 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
24 min4.149 ft43 ft
[ B to A ]
24 min3.643 ft49 ft

What is the length of the Whitehorse Lake Trail?

The length of the trail is 1.0 mi (1.6 km) or 2,099 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Whitehorse Lake Trail?

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

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Williams South, AZ
  2. North Topo Map: Davenport Hill, AZ
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Garland Prairie, AZ
  4. West Topo Map: May Tank Pocket, AZ
  5. Topo Map: White Horse Lake, AZ
  6. East Topo Map: Sycamore Point, AZ
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Perkinsville, AZ
  8. South Topo Map: Sycamore Basin, AZ
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Loy Butte, AZ

Is there a Whitehorse Lake trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Whitehorse Lake Trail is located on the White Horse Lake 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.