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Inspiration Point Trail - Chiricahua NM, AZ

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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance One Way 0.6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,958 feet
Elevation Gain -101 feet
Accumulated Gain 37 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 0.72
Dogs not allowed
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23  2018-04-21
Big Loop - Chiricahua National Monument
Nightstalker
25  2016-04-02
Chiricahua NM Loop with Sugarloaf
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22  2016-04-02
Chiricahua NM Loop with Sugarloaf
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6  2016-04-02
Chiricahua NM Loop with Sugarloaf
joebartels
25  2016-03-18
Big Loop - Chiricahua National Monument
ddgrunning
27  2015-09-30
Big Loop - Chiricahua National Monument
AZWanderingBear
19  2014-06-23
Big Loop - Chiricahua National Monument
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14  2014-06-23
Big Loop - Chiricahua National Monument
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Preferred   Oct, Apr, May, Sep
Sun  6:44am - 5:19pm
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Big Loop - Chiricahua National Monument
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Overview
Inspiration Point Trail - Chiricahua NM is a 0.6 mile one way hike with 37 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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    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.

    Permit $$
    NPS

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

    Chiricahua National Monument
    Chiricahua NM $5 per person / 7 Day Entrance Fee


    Directions
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    Paved - Car Okay

    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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