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Herb Martyr #247, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Tucson > Douglas
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Difficulty 3.5 of 5
Distance One Way 2.65 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,833 feet
Elevation Gain 2,113 feet
Accumulated Gain 2,234 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 10.09
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author avatar Guides 16,882
Routes 16,052
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
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Preferred   Oct, Apr, May, Sep
Sun  6:03am - 6:19pm
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Overview: South from Herb Martyr Campground, the Herb Martyr Trail crosses Cima Creek and follows Cave Creek toward the Chiricahua high country. The riparian vegetation along this stream provides good birdwatching close to the campground, but the trail actually only follows the stream for two short stretches. After leaving Cave Creek for the second time, Herb Martyr Trail begins one of the steepest climbs in the Chiricahuas to a junction with Snowshed Trail #246 just below Pine Park.

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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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Map Drive
Paved - Car Okay

To Herb Martyr Campground Trailhead
From Tucson, take I-10 east 139 miles to US 80 (you will cross the New Mexico border to get to this intersection). Turn right (south) and drive 28 miles, then turn right (west) on the road to Portal, 7 miles. Drive west on FR 42 approximately 4 miles, turn left (west) on FR 42A and continue 2 miles to the Herb Martyr campground and trailhead. All roads are paved and suitable for passenger vehicles.

From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 293 mi - about 4 hours 40 mins
From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 183 mi - about 3 hours 5 mins
From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 436 mi - about 6 hours 46 mins
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