Mule Hoof Ruins, AZ

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Difficulty 3 of 5
Route Finding 3 of 5
Distance One Way 1.2 miles
Trailhead Elevation 4,719 feet
Elevation Gain 700 feet
Accumulated Gain 979 feet
Avg Time One Way 4.5hrs R/T
Kokopelli Seeds 4.46
Interest Off-Trail Hiking, Ruins, Historic, Perennial Creek & Peak
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Sun  5:29am - 7:28pm
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Remote scenic Indian ruin site located high above Salt River Canyon within the Tonto National Forest. The ruins are perched atop a small rugged cliff lined butte. Reaching the ruins requires negotiating a short class 3 scramble. A great destination for those with a love for ancient Indian history and off-trail adventure.

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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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High Clearance possible when dry

To hike
From Globe.. US60 - Senaca Lake (San Carlos Apache Tribe) - Indian Route 1302 (1.3 Miles) - Tonto National Forest Boundary - FR473 (Phillips Mine Road) - FR382 (Canadian Mine Road) - Trailhead

*Note: Traveling along the 1.3 mile segment of Indian Route 1302 from US60 is legal without a tribal permit if no stops for recreation of any kind are made.
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