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Rock Lake via Ophir Creek Trail, NV

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Difficulty 3 of 5
Route Finding 2 of 5
Distance One Way 3.18 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,221 feet
Elevation Gain 1,309 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,450 feet
Avg Time One Way 2 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 8.01
Interest Perennial Creek
Backpack Yes
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5  2014-10-04 AZClaimjumper
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Preferred   Sep, Jun, May, Aug → 8 AM
Seasons   Late Spring to Early Autumn
Sun  6:10am - 5:19pm
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picturesque lake
by AZClaimjumper

Ophir Creek Trailhead is in the Davis Creek Regional Park.

In addition to RV overnight parking (permit required), there is indoor plumbing & running water in the restrooms.

Campgrounds are available on a first come, first serve basis (Permit required)


The trail is well maintained & obvious from the Trail Head to Ophir Creek. Ophir Creek is a popular turn around point, or resting/nutritional break point for those proceeding on to Rock Lake.

After crossing Ophir Creek, there is a 60% ascent & the trail is lightly traveled, sometimes faint & hard to follow. Good trail reading skills are essential. There are some cairns, but more can & should be added.

Your reward is a scenic, picturesque, lake nestled in & surrounded by higher peaks. Normally, there is a beautiful lake at the end of the trail. Be sure to bring your camera, you'll want to show off this lovely scene to your friends. In the fall it may only be a big mud puddle.

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    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    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.

    Permit $$
    None


    Directions
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    To hike
    Heading South on 395, take the 57B exit & stay on ALT 395 until you come to the Davis Creek Regional Park entrance; which you'll come to right after driving across the 395 overpass
    page created by AZClaimjumper on Oct 05 2014 1:22 pm
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