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Freeman Flat, AZ

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HAZ reminds you to respect the ruins. Please read the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 & Ruins Etiquette
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Trailhead Elevation 3,021 feet
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Ruins & Historic
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Sun  6:49am - 5:18pm
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Discovery Park
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1.8 mi away
3.0 mi
118 ft
Gila Valley North - GET #12
Gila Valley North - GET #12
2.9 mi away
21.9 mi
2,515 ft
Roper Lake State Park
Roper Lake State Park
3.3 mi away
5.0 mi
100 ft
Robinson Flat
3.9 mi away
Mud Springs Knoll
Mud Springs Knoll
4.5 mi away
5.0 mi
200 ft
Deadman Trail #70
Deadman Trail #70
4.6 mi away
4.7 mi
2,574 ft
Sheep Tank - Pinaleno Mtns
Sheep Tank - Pinaleno Mtns
4.7 mi away
5.0 mi
275 ft
Reay Lane Reclamation Ponds & Marsh
Reay Lane Reclamation Ponds & Marsh
4.8 mi away
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Freeman Flat is located 3 miles south-southwest of Safford Arizona. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.


Overview
Freeman Flat lies below the northeast corner of the Pinaleno mountains and is used primarly as an off-road vehicle playground. The numerous off-road trails across the flat makes for good hiking and is an excellent gateway to reach Deadman mesa, canyon & peak just below Mt Graham. Prehistoric sites and old CCC water project sites can be found throughout the flat. Freeman Flat up to the Coronado forest boundry lies on BLM state trust land.

Gate Policy: If a gate is closed upon arrival, leave it closed after you go through. If it is open, leave it open. Leaving a closed gate open may put cattle in danger. Closing an open gate may cut them off from water. Please be respectful, leave gates as found.

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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.

    Permit $$
    See BLM Data Above


    Directions
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    FR / Dirt Road / Gravel - Car Okay

    To hike
    From Safford, head south on Hwy 191 for 2.20 miles. Turn right onto Discovery Park Blvd and take west for 1.47 miles. Turn left and take for .10 miles throught the BLM gate, Freeman Flat lies to the right.
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