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Ash Spring Trail #247A, AZ

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Distance One Way 1.33 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,864 feet
Elevation Gain 306 feet
Accumulated Gain 317 feet
Avg Time One Way 1 hour
Kokopelli Seeds 2.39
Backpack Yes & Connecting
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Author HAZ_Hikebot
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Routes 16,190
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Preferred   Apr, Oct, Mar, Nov → Early
Seasons   Spring to Autumn
Sun  6:26am - 5:36pm
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Taming Coues
by HAZ_Hikebot

Likely In-Season!
The Ash Spring Trail leads north across Cima Creek with its riparian forest of sycamores, cypress and fir, to a picturesque old homestead site shaded by large ash trees and watered by a perennial spring. The riparian habitat bordering the stream and surrounding the spring provides good birdwatching, while Coues white-tailed deer, nearly tame from frequent contact with humans, are regularly seen in the area as well. Beyond Ash Spring, the trail continues to the old Greenhouse Road. Turning right, the road returns to the Herb Martyr Campground.


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2018-07-14 HAZ_Hikebot

    One-Way Notice
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    Coronado Forest
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    Coronado Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUMs)

    Map Drive
    FR / Dirt Road / Gravel - 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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