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Blackjack Wash to Salt River - SRC Wilderness, AZ

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Guide 12 Triplogs  0 Topics
Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Globe > Globe NE
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Difficulty 3 of 5
Route Finding 3 of 5
Distance Round Trip 1.3 miles
Trailhead Elevation 3,042 feet
Elevation Gain -513 feet
Accumulated Gain 536 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 2-3hrs
Kokopelli Seeds 3.98
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Seasonal Waterfall & Seasonal Creek
Dogs not allowed
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Camp Grasshopper - S/R Cyn Wilderness (FR346)
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Perennial Clay Spring Area
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Preferred   Mar, Nov, Feb, Jan
Sun  7:26am - 5:42pm
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Official Route
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Nearby Area Water
Camp Grasshopper - S/R Cyn Wilderness (FR346)
Camp Grasshopper - S/R Cyn Wilderness (FR346)
0.1 mi away
Lower Yankee Joe Canyon Loop
Lower Yankee Joe Canyon Loop
0.1 mi away
6.3 mi
2,199 ft
Jump Mountain 4878 - SRC Wilderness
Jump Mountain 4878 - SRC Wilderness
2.0 mi away
6.2 mi
1,750 ft
Lower Corral Canyon to the Salt River
Lower Corral Canyon to the Salt River
2.7 mi away
3.2 mi
855 ft
Blackjack Mtns Ridgeline Loop
Blackjack Mtns Ridgeline Loop
3.3 mi away
7.3 mi
1,963 ft
Black Mountain 4515 Ruins
Black Mountain 4515 Ruins
3.3 mi away
0.7 mi
359 ft
Blackjack Mtns to Upper Hess Canyon
Blackjack Mtns to Upper Hess Canyon
3.5 mi away
2.9 mi
-612 ft
Hess Canyon to Salt River - SRC Wilderness
Hess Canyon to Salt River - SRC Wilderness
4.0 mi away
8.6 mi
1,638 ft
Horseshoe Bend - SRC Wilderness
Horseshoe Bend - SRC Wilderness
4.9 mi away
Griffin Ruins
Griffin Ruins
5.2 mi away
0.3 mi
500 ft
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Blackjack Wash to Salt River - SRC Wilderness is a 1.3 mile round trip hike with 536 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 60 miles east-northeast of Mesa Arizona. A high clearance 4x4 vehicle and a competent driver is recommended to access the trailhead. March and November are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.

Overview: Remote off trail hiking, with downloaded "Official GPS Route" with waypoints recommended to a "very" scenic ending location at the Salt River.

Check out the Official Route.

    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 $$

    Map Drive
    Strictly 4x4

    To hike
    From the Phoenix area: 60E to east Globe,AZ, then 60N to intersection of 60N/FR303(Haystack Butte Road), then FR303 to intersection of FR303/FR645, then FR645 to intersection of FR645/FR346, then FR346 to TH Park/Hike Start at waypoint coordinates 33.680106, -110.735582

    Note: With exception of FR346 (partial high clearance & partial 4WD)all other FRs noted are high clearance "ok" when dry; Posted GPS Routes include "key" driving WPs from the intersection of Hwy 60/FR303(Haystack Butte Road);
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