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Military Sinkhole Trail #179, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Payson > Payson N
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Difficulty 3 of 5
Distance One Way 2.8 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,662 feet
Elevation Gain 945 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,090 feet
Avg Time One Way 1.5-2 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 6.43
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10  2018-08-11
Highline - Woods - Crook - Rim - Sinkhole
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16  2018-07-12
Mogollon Rim Vista Loop
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6  2017-08-19
Woods Rim Loop
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22  2017-08-15
Drew Highline General Crook Loop
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15  2017-08-05
Highline - Drew - Woods Canyon - Sinkhole Loop
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Preferred   May, Sep, Oct, Jun → 8 AM
Seasons   Spring to Autumn
Sun  5:17am - 7:24pm
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Overview: The trail starts on the Rim near the military road built by Gen. George Crook. Access is from either Two-Sixty Trailhead or FR 300; 1.9 miles west of Hwy. 260 (at the scenic vista parking lot).

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This hike is listed as One-Way.

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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 Two-Sixty Trailhead
From Payson take 260 east. About 5 miles past the second exit to the Christopher Creek loop slow down, watch your back and turn left just past the sign to the 260 trailhead. The turnoff is past Colcord Road and marker 278. There is parking and a permanent toilet at this trailhead.

From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 114 mi - about 2 hours 8 mins
From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 212 mi - about 3 hours 28 mins
From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 138 mi - about 2 hours 33 mins
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