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Indian Spring Wash - Bartlett Dam, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Phoenix > Phoenix NE
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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Distance Round Trip 5.8 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,729 feet
Elevation Gain -660 feet
Accumulated Gain 673 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 9.17
Interest Off Trail Hiking
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4  2018-02-24 muskybankr
5  2016-05-01 Alston_Neal
11  2015-12-20 Alston_Neal
7  2014-12-14 Alston_Neal
22  2014-03-27 muskybankr
10  2014-01-26
Devils Hole
20  2013-04-14 Alston_Neal
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Preferred   Mar, Nov, Feb, Jan
Sun  7:31am - 5:44pm
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Likely In-Season!
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.

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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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    Map Drive
    Paved - Car Okay

    To hike
    From Phx, 101N (15 mi)to Pima Rd. north(12mi) to Cave Creek Rd, NE to Bartlett Dam Rd(4.2mi), East on Bartlett Dam Rd(9.5 mi or about 3 mi past Horseshoe Dam Rd to sign for Indian Spring Wash. Go past main wash and uphill several hundred feet to park on south roadside near easier Wash access via a tributary. You may see two white marker poles about 10 feet apart; that's the place.
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