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Oak Creek Loop - Greenback Valley, AZ

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HAZ reminds you to respect the ruins. Please read the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 & Ruins Etiquette
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Difficulty 3 of 5
Distance Round Trip 4.6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 4,241 feet
Elevation Gain 950 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,360 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 11.4
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Ruins, Seasonal Waterfall & Seasonal Creek
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Routes 15,964
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Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
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Preferred   Apr, Oct, Mar, Nov
Sun  6:26am - 6:38pm
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Oak Creek Loop - Greenback Valley is a 4.6 mile round trip hike with 1,360 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 44 miles east-northeast of Scottsdale Arizona. A high clearance vehicle is recommended to access the trailhead. April and October are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.


Overview: Diverse backcountry exploration hike with classic Sierra Ancha terrain and ancient Indian ruins. The route is a mix of abandoned road bed, rugged off-trail, and basic canyoneering. Bushwhacking is moderate.

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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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From Punkin Center... FR71 - Greenback Valley - FR236A - Destination (Faint overgrown roadbed leading north)
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