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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 and Triplogs.
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.