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Constellation Road Mining District, AZ

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HAZ reminds you to respect the ruins. Please read the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 & Ruins Etiquette
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Distance One Way 15.2 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,081 feet
Interest Ruins, Historic & Seasonal Creek
Photos Viewed All Mine Following
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Recalculates 2018-10-26 4:07 pm
15  2015-03-21
Hassayampa River Canyon Wilderness Loop
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12  2015-02-03 AZLOT69
18  2014-09-08
Constellation RD- Wickenburg
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Preferred   Nov, Mar, Feb, Jan
Sun  7:02am - 5:28pm
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Constellation Road Mining District is a 15.2 mile one way 4x4 trip with 2,800 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 41 miles northwest of Glendale Arizona. A high clearance 4x4 vehicle and a competent driver is recommended to access the trailhead. November and March are the best months to enjoy this trip.


This backcountry adventure takes you past several historic mining areas. The remains of the town of Constellation and its cemetary. The road ends at the Williams ranch and Hassayampa Wilderness boundary. The end of the road is also the trailhead for the Cooper trail.

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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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    Highway 60 in Wickenburg. First street east of the Hassayampa river bridge and McDonalds, El Recreo Drive, turn north. Take this 1/2 mile to Constellation Road and Veer right to begin your journey.
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