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Levee Trail - Usery, AZ

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Distance Round Trip 1.6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,768 feet
Elevation Gain 100 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 1 hour
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Routes 100
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Trips 372 map ( 1,808 miles )
Age 47 Male Gender
Location Mesa AZ
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Seasons   Late Summer to Late Spring
Sun  5:38am - 7:27pm
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It's a trail oh wait its also a road

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This description starts from the Moon rock trail at the northwest end Levee trail. The trail starts out as a wide single track trail and heads south. It connects up with the Channel Trail at the start of the flood control channel. Shortly after this the trail becomes a wide gravel level service road used by the Flood Control District for Levee inspection. Shortly after the trail becomes the service road you can see the McKellips Rd and Crismon curve. This is a popular trailhead for mountain bikers and many people access the park trail system from here. The trail continues east on the southern boundary of Usery Mountain Park. As you continue east on the trail you will pass the Crimon Wash trail, Norso Trail, Amigos Wash Trail and the Nighthawk Wash trial. Please make sure to use the ramps when crossing the flood control channel to access the other connecting trails so you don't erode the Levee. On the south side of the Levee there are residential street access points to the park that are marked with sign. You reach the end of the trail when you arrive at the Spillway trailhead. The Service road continues but not as a marked part of the park trail system. This trail makes for an easy hike or mountain bike ride and is very wide and level. The elevation provided by the levee it is set on top of provides good views of Usery Park, Goldfield Mountains, Pass Mountain, Usery Pass, Superstitions and the San Tans.

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2011-12-24 BEEBEE
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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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Maricopa Regional Parks - Fees more info

$7 per vehicle,$85 annual or trade your first born for the life pass

$2 walk, bike or horse ride into park

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Paved - Car Okay

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The most popular access to the trail is from the trailhead at Mckellips and Crismon. Parking is on the south side of Mckellips
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