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Castle Creek Canyon, AZ

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Canyons are inherently risky. Flash floods occur without notice on sunny days. Technical skills & surrounding topography knowledge required yet does not eliminate risk.
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Distance Round Trip 8 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,500 feet
Elevation Gain 1,300 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,600 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 16
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Seasonal Waterfall & Seasonal Creek
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14  2013-12-07 azflyguy
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,883
Routes 16,068
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Preferred   Nov, Dec, Feb, Mar
Sun  6:38am - 5:49pm
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3B/CII with 3 rappels max rap 160' off the Castle Creek Trail. Most of the pools can be carefully avoided. Class C conditions during heavy snow melt or rain.

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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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    Prescott Forest
    Prescott National Forest Pass

    Only trailheads with six "amenities" have fees. Amenities are picnic tables, trash, toilet, parking, interpretive signing and security.


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    From I-17 take Exit 248 for Bumble Bee / Crown King. This soon turns to the high clearance dirt road to Crown King. From I-17 follow 4.8 miles to FR 684 on the left. 684 is a rough 4x4 road, follow it until road is washed out or it gets too rough.
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