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Wolf Creek Falls, AZ

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Distance Round Trip 1.2 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,837 feet
Elevation Gain -300 feet
Accumulated Gain 300 feet
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Wolf Creek Loop Trail #384
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Preferred   Oct, Apr, May, Nov
Sun  7:36am - 5:44pm
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7 Alternative
Nearby Area Water
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0.0 mi away
5.1 mi
749 ft
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Groom Creek Loop Trail #307
1.6 mi away
9.0 mi
1,700 ft
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1.6 mi away
2.7 mi
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Wolf Creek - Figure Eight Loop
1.7 mi away
9.5 mi
700 ft
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Mount Tritle
1.8 mi away
9.0 mi
1,000 ft
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1.9 mi away
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Maverick Mountain - Bradshaw Mountains
2.0 mi away
3.7 mi
1,193 ft
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2.1 mi away
1.3 mi
48 ft
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Goldwater Lakeshore Trail
2.8 mi away
2.4 mi
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2.9 mi away
1.5 mi
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Wolf Creek Falls is a 1.2 mile round trip hike with 300 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 9 miles south of Prescott Arizona. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. October and April are the best months to enjoy this hike.

Short hike to a transient (Spring) 60 ft falls connecting Wolf Creek to the Hassayampa. The hike involves some scrambling down a steep sandy trail to the bottom of the falls. It is about a mile round trip. The creek and falls are typically dry.

A nice option is to continue down to a nice scenic area on the Hassayampa River. This river is typically dry too.

Check out the Official Route.

    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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    Prescott Forest
    Prescott National Forest Pass

    Only trailheads with six "amenities" have fees. Amenities are picnic tables, trash, toilet, parking, interpretive signing and security.

    Map Drive
    FR / Dirt Road / Gravel - Car Okay

    To Wolf Creek Trailhead
    To access the trail from Prescott, travel south on Mount Vernon Avenue which changes to Senator Highway, then Forest Road 52, for approximately 6 miles to Groom Creek. Continue past Groom Creek to just beyond where the pavement ends. Turn right on Wolf Creek Road ( FS97 / County Road 101 ). Follow Wolf Creek Road 1.6 miles to a small loop trailhead on the right.

    From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 2 h 5 min (113 miles)
    From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 3 h 27 min (218 miles)
    From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 1 h 54 min (102 miles)
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