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Wolf Creek Loop Trail #384, AZ
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Wolf Creek Loop Trail #384 is a scenic loop route among the pines, oaks and granite boulders, and can be travelled either clockwise, or counter-clockwise from the trailhead. Maverick Mountain and Mount Tritle provide a beautiful backdrop to this trail that winds through lush, riparian vegetation along the Hassayampa River’s upper basin.

This trail can be used year-round. It is rated as "easy," with elevations ranging between 5,710' and 5,670'.


There are about 5 roads that are popular with motorized recreationists that share the same route as the trail. This trail is well used, evident from loose rocks and trail erosion in places.
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Distance One Way 5.1 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,921 feet
Elevation Gain 301 feet
Accumulated Gain 749 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 7.6
Author Unregistered
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Trips 248 map ( 429 miles )
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5  2017-03-20 gregstewart1952
6  2017-02-07
Bradshaw Bonanza
MountainMatt
9  2017-01-21
Wolf Creek Falls
arizona_water
15  2016-09-15
Wolf Creek Falls
mazatzal
26  2016-06-21
Wolf Creek - Figure Eight Loop
Widowmaker
38  2014-06-18 kingsnake
15  2014-06-07
Spruce-Davis-Union-Tritle-Maverick Loop
The_Eagle
13  2014-06-07
Spruce Davis Union Tritle Maverick Loop
joebartels
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Preferred   Oct, Apr, May, Sep
Sun  6:40am - 5:48pm
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Wolf Creek Falls
0.0 mi away
1.2 mi
300 ft
Groom Creek Loop Trail #307
1.6 mi away
9.0 mi
1,700 ft
Horse Camp Loop - Trail #383
1.6 mi away
2.7 mi
Wolf Creek - Figure Eight Loop
1.6 mi away
9.5 mi
700 ft
Mount Tritle
1.8 mi away
9.0 mi
1,000 ft
Bald Mountain 7298 - Prescott NF
1.9 mi away
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Wolf Creek
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Wolf Creek Loop Trail #384 is a scenic loop route among the pines, oaks and granite boulders, and can be travelled either clockwise, or counter-clockwise from the trailhead. Maverick Mountain and Mount Tritle provide a beautiful backdrop to this trail that winds through lush, riparian vegetation along the Hassayampa River’s upper basin.

This trail can be used year-round. It is rated as "easy," with elevations ranging between 5,710' and 5,670'.


There are about 5 roads that are popular with motorized recreationists that share the same route as the trail. This trail is well used, evident from loose rocks and trail erosion in places.

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    One-Way Notice: This hike is listed as One-Way. When you hike 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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    Prescott National Forest Pass

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


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    To Wolf Creek Trailhead
    To access the trail from Prescott, travel south on Mount Vernon Avenue which changes to Senator Highway, then Forest Road 52, for approximately 6 miles to Groom Creek. Continue past Groom Creek to just beyond where the pavement ends. Turn right on Wolf Creek Road ( FS97 / County Road 101 ). Follow Wolf Creek Road 1.6 miles to a small loop trailhead on the right.

    From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 2 h 5 min (113 miles)
    From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 3 h 27 min (218 miles)
    From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 1 h 54 min (102 miles)
    page created by joebartels on Nov 20 2012 2:43 pm
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