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Cougar Trail - Gold Canyon, AZ

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Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance One Way 2.8 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,914 feet
Elevation Gain 229 feet
Accumulated Gain 330 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 3.9
Interest Perennial Creek
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Preferred   Feb, Jan, Dec, Nov
Sun  6:58am - 5:23pm
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Sunset Peak - Gold Canyon
Sunset Peak - Gold Canyon
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Dinosaur Mountain
Dinosaur Mountain
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Hieroglyphics Trail #101
Hieroglyphics Trail #101
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Lost Goldmine Trail - Cloudview to LG TH
Lost Goldmine Trail - Cloudview to LG TH
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Superstition Peak 5057 Loop via Hiero
Superstition Peak 5057 Loop via Hiero
1.1 mi away
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Superstition Peak 5057 via Hiero
1.2 mi away
3.9 mi
3,022 ft
Ermahgerd Canyon
Ermahgerd Canyon
1.2 mi away
5.7 mi
2,600 ft
Superstition Peak 5057 - Balanced Rock Loop
Superstition Peak 5057 - Balanced Rock Loop
1.2 mi away
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Vortex Trail
Vortex Trail
1.2 mi away
1.5 mi
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Cougar Trail - Gold Canyon is a 2.8 mile one way hike with 330 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 18 miles east of Mesa Arizona. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. February and January are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Overview: Part of a nice trail system on state land.

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    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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    FR / Dirt Road / Gravel - Car Okay

    To hike
    Kings Ranch Road, 2 miles north of Highway 60. Parking is near the driveway for the long gone Apacheland movie set. Follow the dirt road back to a gate at the state land boundary.
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