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Camp Grasshopper - S/R Cyn Wilderness (FR346), AZ

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Trailhead Elevation 3,038 feet
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Historic, Seasonal Creek & Peak
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Blackjack Wash to Salt River - SRC Wilderness
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Preferred   Mar, Nov, Feb, Jan
Sun  6:58am - 5:18pm
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Blackjack Wash to Salt River - SRC Wilderness
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1.3 mi
536 ft
Jump Mountain 4878 - SRC Wilderness
Jump Mountain 4878 - SRC Wilderness
2.1 mi away
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1,750 ft
Lower Corral Canyon to the Salt River
Lower Corral Canyon to the Salt River
2.6 mi away
3.2 mi
855 ft
Blackjack Mtns Ridgeline Loop
Blackjack Mtns Ridgeline Loop
3.4 mi away
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1,963 ft
Black Mountain 4515 Ruins
Black Mountain 4515 Ruins
3.4 mi away
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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
3.9 mi away
8.6 mi
1,638 ft
Horseshoe Bend - SRC Wilderness
Horseshoe Bend - SRC Wilderness
4.9 mi away
Griffin Ruins
Griffin Ruins
5.3 mi away
0.3 mi
500 ft
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Camp Grasshopper - S/R Cyn Wilderness (FR346) is located 60 miles east-northeast of Mesa Arizona. March and November are the best months to enjoy this trip. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.


Overview: Remote and primitive, first come-first serve single or group Vehicle/Tent Camping Campsite area located on the border of the Tonto National Forest and the Salt River Canyon Wilderness within a reasonable "off trail" hiking distance of various remote sections of the scenic and seldom visited areas of the Salt River.

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    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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    To car camp trip
    From the Phoenix Area- Hwy 60 east to Globe,AZ. On the east side of GLobe at the intersection with Hwy 60/Hwy 70, turn north on Hwy 60 and continue for 16.3 miles to the intersection of Hwy 60/FR303-Haystack Butte Road. Turn left onto FR303 and continue to the intersection of FR303/FR645. Turn left onto FR645 and continue (passing through closed ranching gate #1) to the intersection of FR645/FR346. Turn left onto 4WD only FR346 and continue (passing through closed ranching gate #2) for a total of 3.6 miles to the FR346 end at "Camp Grasshopper". Please Note: the last two miles of sometimes narrow with exposure FR346 drops -1150 feet, thus 4WD vehicles are required in-order to EXIT UP & OUT OF FR346 lower road end. Also see posted "GPS Driving Route" with key waypoints for your additional download and ease-of drive following.
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