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Bonita Trail, AZ

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Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance One Way 0.8 miles
Trailhead Elevation 8,574 feet
Elevation Gain 200 feet
Accumulated Gain 230 feet
Avg Time One Way 0.5 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 1.57
Backpack Yes
Dogs not allowed
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9  2017-05-12
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47  2016-09-18
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9  2016-06-04
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9  2015-04-15
Mica Mountain Southeast Trails
markthurman53
2  2015-04-15 markthurman53
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Author markthurman53
author avatar Guides 128
Routes 630
Photos 7,512
Trips 510 map ( 4,757 miles )
Age 67 Male Gender
Location Tucson, Arizona
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Preferred   Aug, Jul, Jun, Sep
Seasons   Early Spring to Late Autumn
Sun  6:54am - 6:17pm
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This is a Connector Trail from the North Fire Loop Trail to The South Fire Loop Trail. It is located between the Mica Mountain Trail and the North Slope Trail along the North Fire Loop Trail and heads to the Junction of Mica Meadow Trail on the South Fire Loop Trail. This Trail bypasses the East Fire Loop Trail and Reef Rock overlook. The trail is .8 miles long and has an elevation change of about 200 feet.

This trail offers a pleasant walk through a pine and grass forest through an old burn area ( I believe dating back to the 40's ). Those who are coming in from the Heartbreak Ridge Trail and want to head on through to the Italian Spring Trail would use this trail. I would not recommend this trail to bypass the East Fire Loop Trail if you haven't taken the East Fire Loop trail to Reef Rock, you don't want to miss the views from there. I think they are some of the best views on the mountain.

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2017-04-13 markthurman53
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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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Coronado Forest
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Saguaro National Park
2020 $25 vehicle • $20 motorcycle • $15 individual on foot or bicycle
Receipt is valid for 7 days
$45 Annual Park Pass View All


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Connector trail - Not Applicable

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No roads to this trail. Access is via the Miller Canyon Trail in Happy Valley, or in Saguaro National Park; the Douglas Spring Trail or the Quilter Trail.
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