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Heart of Rocks Loop - Chiricahua NM, AZ

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Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance Lasso-Loop 0.8 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,798 feet
Elevation Gain 102 feet
Accumulated Gain 151 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 1.56
Dogs not allowed
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23  2018-04-21
Big Loop - Chiricahua National Monument
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2  2017-12-29 caragruey
39  2017-07-03 DarthStiller
13  2016-12-04 AZ_Step
11  2016-05-26 cactuscat
25  2016-04-02
Chiricahua NM Loop with Sugarloaf
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22  2016-04-02
Chiricahua NM Loop with Sugarloaf
The_Eagle
6  2016-04-02
Chiricahua NM Loop with Sugarloaf
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Heart of Rocks Loop - Chiricahua NM is a 0.8 mile round trip lasso loop hike with 151 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 35 miles east-southeast of Willcox Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. October and April are the best months to enjoy this hike.

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2013-02-10
    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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    Coronado Forest
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    Chiricahua National Monument
    Chiricahua NM $5 per person / 7 Day Entrance Fee


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    To Echo Canyon Trailhead
    From I-10 exit 340 in Willcox, head south on highway 186 for about 33.2 miles to highway 181. Turn left (east) onto highway 181, and follow it for 3 miles to the Chiricahua National Monument entrance. (see fee above) Follow the road (which later becomes "Scenic Drive") for approximately 7.5 miles beyond the Monument entrance, to the sign for Echo Canyon and Sugarloaf picnic areas. Turn right, and follow the road to the turnoff for the Echo Canyon trailhead/parking area on your left. The trail begins at the far end of the Echo Canyon parking lot, next to the trail information sign.

    From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 236 mi, 3 hours 50 mins
    From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 126 mi, 2 hours 20 mins
    From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 379 mi, 5 hours 56 mins
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