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Mazatzal Divide to The Park, AZ

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Difficulty 4 of 5
Distance One Way 18 miles
Trailhead Elevation 3,458 feet
Elevation Gain 2,834 feet
Accumulated Gain 4,165 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 31.88
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9  2018-03-31
MDT - Pete's Pond - Pole Hollow Canyon Loop
9  2018-03-31
City Creek TH to Pete's Pond loop
15  2017-03-26
City Creek Loop
19  2017-03-09
City Creek Trail Mazatzal Divide South
14  2017-02-11 BiFrost
4  2012-04-27
Mazatzal Divide Trail to Knob Mountain
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Preferred   Apr, Oct, Mar, Nov
Sun  7:00am - 5:21pm
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Official Route
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Nearby Area Water
Mazatzal Divide TH to Wet Bottom Creek
same trailhead
18.7 mi
3,959 ft
Mazatzal Divide Trail to Knob Mountain
Mazatzal Divide Trail to Knob Mountain
same trailhead
13.0 mi
2,902 ft
Pole Hollow Canyon
Pole Hollow Canyon
0.2 mi away
3.1 mi
572 ft
Whiterock Mesa - AZT #25
Whiterock Mesa - AZT #25
2.8 mi away
22.7 mi
4,159 ft
Saddle Ridge Trail #14
Saddle Ridge Trail #14
2.9 mi away
11.7 mi
2,821 ft
North Peak Trail #24
North Peak Trail #24
2.9 mi away
7.0 mi
3,400 ft
Red Hills - AZT #24
Red Hills - AZT #24
3.4 mi away
10.9 mi
1,307 ft
Red Hills Trail #262 - Mazatzal
3.4 mi away
16.6 mi
5,272 ft
Table Mountain - Cypress Thicket
Table Mountain - Cypress Thicket
4.1 mi away
1.2 mi
325 ft
Brush Trail #249
Brush Trail #249
4.8 mi away
4.5 mi
1,661 ft
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Likely In-Season!
Mazatzal Divide to The Park is a 18 mile one way hike with 4,165 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 43 miles north-northeast of Scottsdale Arizona. April and October are the best months to enjoy this hike.

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This is a moderately difficult hike.

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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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Map Drive

To City Creek Trailhead
From Highway 87 in Payson, take Main Street west. Pavement ends after a couple miles, and road becomes FR 406. About 9 miles from end of pavement, City Creek trailhead and parking are on right. If you come to a ranch house and out buildings beside the road, you've gone about a quarter mile too far.

From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) - 97.0 mi, 2 hours 11 mins
From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) - 195 mi, 3 hours 41 mins
From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) - 116 mi, 2 hours 41 mins
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