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Horseshoe Trail - MSP, AZ

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Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance One Way 0.85 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,695 feet
Elevation Gain 125 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 1.27
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2012-02-12
  • 2018 Southern Region
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  • 2018 Gateway
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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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To Horseshoe Trailhead
Take the 101 Pima Freeway to the Princess Drive/Pima Road exit. Go north on Pima Road to Union Hills Drive. Turn right (east) on Union Hills Drive. Turn into the parking lot for the health club at the southeast corner of Union Hills Drive and North Thompson Peak Parkway. Parking for the Horseshoe Trail is permitted in the southeast corner of the lot. A sign for the McDowell Sonoran Preserve marks the start of the trail.

From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) - 28.9 mi, 34 mins
From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) - 126 mi, 2 hours 5 mins
From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) - 140 mi, 2 hours 31 mins
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