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Peoples Canyon Loop, AZ

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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Distance Round Trip 9.56 miles
Trailhead Elevation 3,190 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,305 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 16.09
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Seasonal Creek
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45  2013-11-16 chumley
13  2013-01-26
Peoples Canyon Loop
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Colorado River - Kingman BLM
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Preferred   Apr, Oct, Nov, Mar
Sun  7:06am - 5:29pm
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Peoples Canyon
Peoples Canyon
0.0 mi away
4.5 mi
150 ft
South Peoples Spring
South Peoples Spring
2.0 mi away
2.7 mi
211 ft
Arrastra Mountain
Arrastra Mountain
3.1 mi away
4.0 mi
1,300 ft
Ives Peak 4072 - Arrastra Wilderness
Ives Peak 4072 - Arrastra Wilderness
7.7 mi away
Shiprock - Black Mountains
8.3 mi away
4.3 mi
200 ft
Burro Creek Campground Trails
11.9 mi away
2.5 mi
500 ft
Burro Creek Campground
11.9 mi away
Burro Creek
Burro Creek
11.9 mi away
Sawyer Peak 4293 - Black Mtns - Tres Alamos
Sawyer Peak 4293 - Black Mtns - Tres Alamos
14.6 mi away
5.0 mi
1,630 ft
Kaiser Spring Canyon
Kaiser Spring Canyon
15.5 mi away
4.8 mi
1,093 ft
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Overview
Peoples Canyon Loop is a 9.56 mile round trip hike with 1,305 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 50 miles west-southwest of Prescott Arizona. A high clearance 4x4 vehicle and a competent driver is recommended to access the trailhead. April and October 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.


Loop hike that links Peoples Canyon with South Peoples Spring by way of a 2-mile road hike back to the trailhead. Take note of the private property restriction listed on those hikes.

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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 hike
    From Wickenburg, travel about 44 miles north on US-93. At the junction of AZ-97, (milepost 155) make a U-Turn across the divided highway and travel south on US-93 for about 200 yards. Turn right onto unsigned dirt road and proceed through closed gate. This road requires high-clearance and mandatory 4x4 in several locations even during dry weather. Follow this road for 5.2 miles and park adjacent to a sharp right turn at the bottom of a small hill along the wilderness boundary. (Note: from mile 0.7 to mile 3.25 the dirt road crosses State Trust land and requires a permit for recreation. The other parts of the road and the trailhead parking are on BLM land where no permit is required.)
    page created by chumley on Nov 19 2013 11:58 am
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