Hiking in Williams, Arizona is an exciting adventure!
The hiking trails in Williams are interconnected, and often one will intersect with another. Hiking Tips: follow the posted signs for each trail to make sure you are on the right path, and always make sure that you bring your phone, some snacks, and a water bottle on your hike.
These trails are suitable to hike during the winter months, but make sure you have the right gear like gloves, hats, and maybe even snowshoes to hike out in the snow.
For less experienced hikers, the Gasline Loop Trail is a great way to explore nature. Also known at the Clover Spring Loop Trail, this trail starts at the Williams Link Trail #124, merges into the Clover Spring Trail #46, and then loops back into the Link Trail.
Buckskinner Trail is a moderate, 1.7 mile, in-and-out hike that originates at Buckskinner Park.The park is just a quick 6-minute drive from our home and features clean vault toilets and a small fishing lake.
The Clover Spring Trail #46 is a moderate, in-and-out, 2.3 mile trail. Although the end of the hike, the clover spring, is a little disappointing, the trail itself is beautiful.
Start your hike at the Bill Williams Mountain Trail head near the Williams Ranger District Office. From the office, follow the Bill Williams Trail until you see the sign to turn left onto the Clover Spring Trail #46. Follow this trail all the way to the end to Clover Spring.
The Bill Williams Mountain Trail #21 is a difficult, 7.3 mile, out-and-back trail that takes hikers to the top of Bill Williams Mountain. If you are an experienced hiker, this trail is a great way to see Williams from 2,000 feet above sea level.