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Bark Trick Tank, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Tucson > Safford
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Difficulty 2 of 5
Distance Round Trip 6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,548 feet
Elevation Gain 997 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 10.99
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Preferred   Apr, Mar, Nov, Oct
Sun  7:21am - 5:37pm
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Bark Trick Tank is a 6 mile round trip hike with 997 feet elevation gain. Located 19 miles south-southwest of Safford Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. April and March are the best months to enjoy this hike.

Overview: This trail (#665 4x4 forest Rd.) steadily climbs for the first 1.5 miles to it's high point at 6051 ft before dropping down into a hidden valley for the last 1.5 miles ending at a boundary gate in an area known as Bark Trick Tank. This mountain range is known locally as the Greasewoods and has many scenic views of the southern Pinaleno mountains along with a very nice meadow at the trail's end.

Gate Policy: If a gate is closed upon arrival, leave it closed after you go through. If it is open, leave it open. Leaving a closed gate open may put cattle in danger. Closing an open gate may cut them off from water. Please be respectful, leave gates as found.

    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 $$

    Coronado Forest
    MVUMs are rarely necessary to review unless mentioned in the description or directions
    Coronado Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUMs)

    Map Drive
    Paved - Car Okay

    To hike
    From Safford, head south on U.S. highway 191 for 17 miles to the junction with state highway 266. Turn west onto state highway 266, and follow it for 10.9 miles. Turn left into unnamed campground and park. Hike follows forest Rd. #665 a little ways up and to the left of the campground.
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