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Amethyst Trail #253 is a 2.31 mile one way hike with 1,348 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 30 miles northeast of Mesa Arizona. October and May are the best months to enjoy this hike.
This trail doesn't appear to be maintained. Utilizing the Official Route an avid hiker should fair well.
The Amethyst Mine is located on private land which is posted and fenced. Due to continued vandalism and on-site safety hazards, the property owners are denying entry onto their property. Legal action will be taken against all trespassers.
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
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.