Oak Creek Loop - Greenback Valley, AZPrint Full | Basic
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 Young - South
HAZ reminds you to respect the ruins. Please read the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 & Ruins Etiquette
Difficulty ?    Route Finding
Distance Round Trip 4.6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 4,241 feet
Elevation Gain 950 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,360 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 11.4
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Ruins, Seasonal Waterfall & Seasonal Creek
Descriptions 3,654
Routes 0
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Trips 248 map ( 429 miles )
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12  2012-04-06 ssk44
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5  2012-04-05
 Malicious Gap Campsite
11  2012-04-05
 Malicious Gap Campsite
26  2011-12-10 ssk44
35  2011-12-10 Grasshopper
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Forest Tonto
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Overview: Diverse backcountry exploration hike with classic Sierra Ancha terrain and ancient Indian ruins. The route is a mix of abandoned road bed, rugged off-trail, and basic canyoneering. Bushwhacking is moderate.

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Directions Preferred Months Nov Dec Feb Mar
Sunrise6:11am Sunset6:24pm
Road / VehicleFR / Jeep Road -Car possible when dry
Fees / Permit

Tonto Pass is a forest wide permit for recreational sites and campgrounds. Typically not for trailheads.

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From Punkin Center... FR71 - Greenback Valley - FR236A - Destination (Faint overgrown roadbed leading north)
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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.
page created by ssk44 on Dec 11 2011 1:30 pm
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