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Skunk Tank Trail #246, AZ

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Difficulty 3 of 5
Distance Round Trip 4.75 miles
Trailhead Elevation 3,920 feet
Elevation Gain 1,122 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,482 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 12.16
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Collective Slideshow
11  2018-11-30
Cave Creek / Skunk Tank Loop
KBKB
24  2018-11-28
Quien Sabe Peak
DixieFlyer
14  2018-11-03
Rustic 7 Springs Ride from Bronco TH
Zort
27  2018-03-15
Cave Creek / Skunk Tank Loop
RowdyandMe
34  2017-12-19
Seven Springs Inner Loop
KBKB
10  2017-03-10
Cave Creek / Skunk Tank Loop
jochal
9  2017-01-17
Cave Creek / Skunk Tank Loop
survivordude
9  2017-01-08
Quien Sabe Peak
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Preferred   Mar, Nov, Apr, Feb
Sun  7:31am - 5:46pm
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Quien Sabe Peak
Quien Sabe Peak
0.7 mi away
5.7 mi
2,069 ft
Cottonwood Trail #247
1.3 mi away
10.2 mi
1,413 ft
Quien Sabe Trail #250
1.6 mi away
2.5 mi
653 ft
Skull Mesa Trail #248
1.9 mi away
4.1 mi
1,372 ft
Cave Creek #4 to Spur Cross TH
Cave Creek #4 to Spur Cross TH
1.9 mi away
12.5 mi
1,700 ft
Cave Creek / Skunk Tank Loop
Cave Creek / Skunk Tank Loop
1.9 mi away
9.9 mi
1,120 ft
Seven Springs Inner Loop
Seven Springs Inner Loop
1.9 mi away
14.0 mi
3,150 ft
China Wall Trail w/Bronco Creek #287
China Wall Trail w/Bronco Creek #287
2.2 mi away
3.7 mi
1,000 ft
Cottonwood Basin Trail
2.9 mi away
2.1 mi
1,350 ft
Bronco Butte - Carefree
3.1 mi away
12.0 mi
2,850 ft
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Overview
Skunk Tank Trail #246 is a 4.75 mile round trip hike with 1,482 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 18 miles north of Scottsdale Arizona. March and November are the best months to enjoy this hike.

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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.

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To Cave Creek Seven Springs Trailhead
Cave Creek TH in the Seven Springs Campground area.

From the intersection of Tom Darlington Rd and Cave Creek Rd, travel East on Cave Creek Rd. At 2.2 miles you pass Pima Rd. Continue on Cave Creek Rd and at 6.3 miles you reach Bartlett Dam Rd. Follow sign to Seven Springs Rd. At 9.1 miles you pass the Sears Kay Ruins. The pavement ends at 10.8 miles. You pass the Bronco TH at 13.8 miles and the road is now marked Forest Road 24. At 17.6 miles you pass a private ranch. At 17.9 miles you pass the Seven Springs Campground and the Cave Creek TH is on your left at 18.5 miles.

2012-03-07 Nahimana222 writes: From the signs I saw at the trailhead, you need a Tonto Pass to park.

From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 51.5 mi - about 1 hour 36 mins
From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 153 mi - about 2 hours 57 mins
From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 127 mi - about 2 hours 38 mins
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