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Camp Grasshopper - Sierra Ancha FR235-C/Site#2, AZ

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Trailhead Elevation 6,767 feet
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Aztec Peak via Center Mountain
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Preferred   Oct, May, Apr, Sep
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Camp Grasshopper - Sierra Ancha FR235-C/Site#1
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Camp Grasshopper - Sierra Ancha - FR203 Upr #2
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Cienega Spring Trail #145
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Grapevine Trail #135 - Sierra Ancha
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Camp Grasshopper - Sierra Ancha - FR203 Upr #3
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Camp Grasshopper - Sierra Ancha FR235-C/Site#2 is located 56 miles east-northeast of Scottsdale Arizona. October and May are the best months to enjoy this trip.


With short and long distance Cherry Creek Drainage/Billy Lawrence Canyon and Sunrise/Sunset views to take your breath away, this remote oak and pine tree shaded one vehicle-one tent campsite is located just above the Billy Lawrence TH at a cool 6774ft elevation. This campsite is only a .20 mile walk to the Billy Lawrence TH (at FR235 road end), an ~1.8 mile drive down FR235 to the Cienega Spring TH, and also conveniently located for driving access to the popular Reynolds Creek TH (located at FR410 road end).

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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- Take Hwy 60E to Globe (at MP247) turn north on HWY 188 towards Roosevelt Lake and drive 14.7 miles (at MP229.4) turn right onto HWY 288. Drive 27.6 miles north (at MP286.4) to FR410. Turn right on FR410 and continue for 2.2 slow & sometimes rough high clearance miles to FR410 intersection with FR235. Turn Left on FR235 and continue for 4.66 slow & sometimes rough, rocky 4WD high clearance miles to FR235 road end at the Billy Lawrence TH. From here to G/H Tent Campsite #2 is via a short north uphill FR235 Spur Road driving accessed via ONLY a modified 4WD high clearance vehicle for "a total" of 4.8 miles. Park off this Spur RD at G/H Tent Campsite #2 at 6774 ft elevation (33.865983 -110.914083).. Also, see posted GPS Driving Route (from Hwy288/FR410) for review and download.
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