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Great Horned Owl Trail - Sonoran Preserve, AZ

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Difficulty 2 of 5
Route Finding 1 of 5
Distance Loop 3 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,804 feet
Elevation Gain 204 feet
Accumulated Gain 463 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 4.54
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Inaugural Calculation on Button Tap!
6  2020-07-19
PSPS Loop
Nightstalker
36  2020-05-23
Desert - Union - Dixie Mountain Loop
tibber
22  2020-03-15
Union Peak Summit
LosDosSloFolks
15  2020-03-06
Hawk's Nest Trail - Sonoran Preserve
kingsnake
6  2018-03-04
Dixie Mountain Loop - Sonoran Preserve
cw50must
2  2017-01-05
Union Peak Trail - Sonoran Preserve
friendofThunderg
16  2016-11-13
Pk 2144 and 2111
JasonCleghorn
22  2016-03-12
Circle Tank Loop
Nightstalker
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This Loop Trail is accessible from the Desert Vista Trailhead. It crests a saddle of the Union Hills where it provides access to Union Summit Trail, connects with the eastern end of the Cactus Wren Trail and then loops back around the southern edge of the preserve and rejoins itself after 3.1 miles.

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2011-12-21
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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.

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To Desert Vista Trailhead
From I-17 and Jomax Rd, take Jomax to it's east end. Turn left on North Valley Pkwy, right on Copperhead Trail, left on Melvern Trail, and right on Desert Vista Trail to go behind the neighborhood community center. Desert Vista dead ends at the trailhead parking lot. Studying a map before you go is recommended as the trailhead is somewhat hidden in the neighborhood.

Address: 1901 W Desert Vista Trail, Phoenix

From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 29.4 mi, 34 mins
From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 134 mi, 2 hours 4 mins
From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 122 mi, 1 hour 54 mins
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