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Almosta Trail #622, AZ

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Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance One Way 4.76 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,549 feet
Elevation Gain -752 feet
Accumulated Gain 285 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 5.71
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Sun  7:16am - 6:13pm
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Although it is only half an hour from downtown Prescott, Almosta Trail #622 possesses a remote quality that encourages experiences of tranquility and solitude. Travelers are left to their thoughts and to the subtle rhythms of slow-moving shadows, snakes and scrub jays. This trail traverses a landscape of rolling hillsides strewn with granite boulders. Pinyon pine, alligator juniper, cactus, and scrub oak line the path. There are stunning views of both Granite and Baby Granite Mountain from various points along the way. While this trail connects with several others, many of these routes are impractical day hikes. However, the collective length of these trails creates outstanding opportunities for scenic horseback rides.

Expect hot, dry conditions and meager shade during the summer months.

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2018-07-14 HAZ_Hikebot

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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.

    Permit $$

    Prescott Forest
    Prescott National Forest Pass

    Only trailheads with six "amenities" have fees. Amenities are picnic tables, trash, toilet, parking, interpretive signing and security.

    Map Drive

    To hike
    From its intersection with Iron Springs Road, travel north onWilliamson Valley Road for 12.5 miles to Almosta Ranch Road. Turn left on Almosta Ranch Road and proceed 0.7 miles to the trailhead on the left. Parking is good. This is a county trail. Follow the county trail to Almosta Trail #622, which begins at the forest boundary. Road conditions are paved.
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