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Cottonwood Saddle Trail #386 - Whetstones, AZ

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Difficulty 2.5 of 5
Distance One Way 2.2 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,167 feet
Elevation Gain 1,014 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,027 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 5.62
Interest Seasonal Creek
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Preferred   Mar, Nov, Apr, Oct
Sun  7:09am - 5:18pm
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Cottonwood Saddle Trail #386 - Whetstones is a 2.2 mile one way hike with 1,027 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 20 miles west-northwest of Tombstone Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. March and November are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Overview: Seldom traveled spur trail off the Guindani Trail which continues up Guindani Canyon then climbs gently to Cottonwood Saddle between Cottonwood Peak and East Peak.

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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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    2018 Day Use Fees range from $2–$30

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    MVUMs are rarely necessary to review unless mentioned in the description or directions
    Coronado Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUMs)


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    Paved - Car Okay

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    Access via Guindani Trail from Karchner Caverns State Park trailhead.
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