12 miles, +/- 1300'
From Flagstaff, drive West on I-40 for about 17 miles to the Parks Exit, exit 178. Turn left (South) and cross the railroad tracks toward Garland Prairie. Stay on gravel, then pavement on FR 141 for about 10 miles, where you reach a "T" junction. Turn left (South) and travel FR 131 for about 0.6 miles, where you will see the TH for Dow Spring on your right.
Photos - lily pad area, Arizona Black Rattlesnake, Crotalus cerberus, rim views