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Prospector Trail - MSP, AZ

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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance One Way 1.3 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,898 feet
Elevation Gain -522 feet
Accumulated Gain 4 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 1.31
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Sun  5:36am - 7:13pm
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Overview: prospector trail goes from bell pass trail to thompson peak road a connector trail offereing access from the mcdowell sonoran preserve to thompson peak or to mcdowell mountain regional park

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2012-03-20
  • 2018 Southern Region
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    2018 Southern Region
  • 2018 Gateway
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    2018 Gateway
  • 2018 Tom's Thumb
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    2018 Tom's Thumb

One-Way Notice
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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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Connector trail - Not Applicable

To Gateway Trailhead
Take the 101 to the Princess Drive/Pima Road exit. Go north on Pima Road to Union Hills Drive. Turn right (east) on Union Hills Drive to Thompson Peak Parkway. Turn right on Thompson Peak Parkway and head south about 1/2 mile to the Gateway Visitor Center on the left. There's plenty of parking and nice facilities here.

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Take 101 to Bell Road exit (by way of either FLW Blvd exit 39 arriving from the south or Pima/Princess exit 36 arriving from the north). Go East on Bell road 1.7 miles and turn left onto Thompson Peak Parkway. The Gateway is 0.7 miles on the right. (18333 N. Thompson Peak Parkway)

From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) - 28.4 mi, 36 mins
From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) - 126 mi, 2 hours 6 mins
From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) - 141 mi, 2 hours 33 mins
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