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Indian Spring Wash - Bartlett Dam is a 5.8 mile round trip hike with 673 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 15 miles northeast of Scottsdale Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. March and November 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.
This hike is only to the slot canyon 2.9 miles down the Indian Spring Wash and back 2.9 miles. AEG is approximate. The Verde River and Campground is approx 3+ miles more down the wash.
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
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.