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Rustler Trail - MSPN, AZ

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Distance One Way 0.68 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,701 feet
Elevation Gain -87 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 0.83
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Inaugural Calculation on Button Tap!
4  2019-01-17
Latigo Trail - MSPN
mazatzal
51  2016-12-30
Christmas bird count (CBC) 2016
New2hyk
10  2016-01-24
Another meander in MSPN
mazatzal
13  2015-07-05
SSP Wrangler Rustler Loop
Nightstalker
1  2015-02-18
Cone-Brown Mountains Loop MSP
neilends
25  2015-02-01
MSPT-North
RowdyandMe
10  2015-01-01
McDowell Sonoran Preserve North Region
mazatzal
54  2014-12-20
Cone Mountain Loop - MSPN
New2hyk
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Preferred   Mar, Feb, Nov, Jan
Sun  7:07am - 6:16pm
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Cone Mountain Trail - MSPN
0.1 mi away
1.9 mi
137 ft
Wrangler Trail - MSPN
0.1 mi away
1.0 mi
117 ft
Chuckwagon Trail - MSPN
0.4 mi away
2.3 mi
182 ft
Upper Ranch Trail - MSPN
0.5 mi away
2.1 mi
105 ft
Cone Mountain Loop - MSPN
Cone Mountain Loop - MSPN
0.5 mi away
4.1 mi
362 ft
Cholla Mountain Loop from Brown
Cholla Mountain Loop from Brown's Ranch TH
0.5 mi away
7.6 mi
470 ft
Brown
Brown's Mountain Trail - MSPN
0.5 mi away
1.2 mi
528 ft
Brown
Brown's Mountain Summit via Upper Ranch
0.5 mi away
4.0 mi
528 ft
Jane Rau Interpretive Trail - MSPN
Jane Rau Interpretive Trail - MSPN
0.5 mi away
0.5 mi
45 ft
Brown's Summit Spur Trail - MSPN
0.6 mi away
0.1 mi
150 ft
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Rustler Trail - MSPN is a 0.68 mile one way hike with a 87 ft drop in elevation. Located 5 miles north-northeast of Scottsdale Arizona. March and February are the best months to enjoy this hike.

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

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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 Brown's Ranch Trailhead
From the 101 in North Scottsdale, drive North on Pima/Princess drive and go East on Happy Valley Road to the stop sign at the instersection of Happy Valley & Alma School Road. Follow Alma School Road North past Dynamite until it ends at Brown's Ranch Trailhead.

From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 34.0 mi - 44m
From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 135 mi - 2h 4m
From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 139 mi - 2h 15m
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