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Elephant Butte Loop, AZ

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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance One Way 1.55 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,279 feet
Elevation Gain 82 feet
Accumulated Gain 143 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 2.03
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Perennial Waterfall & Seasonal Creek
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10  2011-02-22 AZLOT69
1  2007-08-05 qvfd511
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,882
Routes 16,052
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Preferred   Feb, Jan, Dec, Nov
Sun  6:13am - 6:22pm
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Overview: Mentioned in many books regarding Superstition Treasure, this hike offers a bit of Indiana Jones intrigue. A mine, petroglyphs, metates and Elephant Butte.

As of 2012 the area appears to be closed on private land.

Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.





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2011-02-25

    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    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.


    Permit $$
    AZ State Land Recreational Permits are available for an individual ($15.00), or a family limited to two adults and children under the age of 18 ($20.00).




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    High Clearance possible when dry

    To hike
    Elephant Butte Road 6.4 miles north of Silver King Road in Queen Valley. Park just past the Cattle guard and begin your adventure.
    page created by AZLOT69 on Feb 25 2011 10:42 am
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