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Upper Ranch Trail - MSPN, AZ

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Distance One Way 2.12 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,721 feet
Elevation Gain -61 feet
Accumulated Gain 105 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 2.47
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Collective Slideshow
2  2017-11-02
MSPN loop
mazatzal
51  2016-12-30
Christmas bird count (CBC) 2016
New2hyk
6  2016-10-30
Powerline Road #1 - MSPN
DarthStiller
4  2016-04-09
Browns Ranch Loop
hikerdw
10  2016-04-03
Brown's Mountain Summit via Upper Ranch
JasonCleghorn
15  2016-03-04
Hackamore Trail MSPN
RowdyandMe
5  2016-02-26
Cholla-Brown's
mazatzal
11  2016-02-19
Brown's Mountain Summit via Upper Ranch
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Preferred   Mar, Feb, Nov, Jan
Sun  7:21am - 5:19pm
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Cone Mountain Loop - MSPN
Cone Mountain Loop - MSPN
0.0 mi away
4.1 mi
362 ft
Cholla Mountain Loop from Brown
Cholla Mountain Loop from Brown's Ranch TH
0.1 mi away
7.6 mi
470 ft
Jane Rau Interpretive Trail - MSPN
Jane Rau Interpretive Trail - MSPN
0.1 mi away
0.5 mi
45 ft
Brown
Brown's Mountain Summit via Upper Ranch
0.1 mi away
4.0 mi
528 ft
Chuckwagon Trail - MSPN
0.2 mi away
2.3 mi
182 ft
Hackamore Trail MSPN
Hackamore Trail MSPN
0.3 mi away
1.8 mi
21 ft
Rustler Trail - MSPN
0.5 mi away
0.7 mi
-87 ft
Cone Mountain Trail - MSPN
0.5 mi away
1.9 mi
137 ft
Wrangler Trail - MSPN
0.5 mi away
1.0 mi
117 ft
Brown
Brown's Mountain Trail - MSPN
0.5 mi away
1.2 mi
528 ft
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Overview
Upper Ranch Trail - MSPN is a 2.12 mile one way hike with 105 feet accumulated elevation gain. 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.

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.

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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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