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Mica Meadow Trail, AZ

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Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance One Way 0 miles
Trailhead Elevation 8,364 feet
Elevation Gain 234 feet
Accumulated Gain 276 feet
Avg Time One Way 0.5 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 0.92
Interest Seasonal Creek
Backpack Yes
Dogs not allowed
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Mica Mountain Southeast Trails
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Author markthurman53
author avatar Guides 69
Routes 434
Photos 5,108
Trips 364 map ( 3,695 miles )
Age 65 Male Gender
Location Tucson, Arizona
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Preferred   Aug, Sep, Jul, Jun
Seasons   Early Spring to Late Autumn
Sun  5:44am - 6:57pm
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nondescript connector
by markthurman53

This is a Short connector trail ( 0.6 miles ) from the South Fire Loop Trail to the Mica Mountain Trail, with an elevation drop of 234 feet (AEG of 280 from other direction). The trail heads west from the South Fire Loop Trail and drops 200 feet gradually to a small creek that is part of the Chimenea Creek upper drainage system. Once across this creek the trail continues west around the lower reaches of a ridge that comes down off of Mica Mountain, within 0.2 miles you arrive at the Mica Mountain Trail.


This is a pretty nondescript trail that is used mainly as a connector trail to other places. For those hiking around the Reef Rock Trail and wanting to head back to Manning Camp this is a possible trail in Connection with the lower Mica Mountain Trail. The trail between the stream crossing and Mica Mountain Trail was rather pleasant going through the Ponderosa Pine forests. For those Camping at Manning camp and want a nice stroll before calling it a day might consider the Lower Mica Mountain Trail and the lower parts of this trail.

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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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Coronado Forest
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Saguaro National Park
2019 $20 vehicle, $15 motorcycle or $10 for any individual on foot or bicycle - the receipt is valid for 7 days Fees


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Connector trail - Not Applicable

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No roads to this trail. Access is via the Miller Canyon Trail in Happy Valley, or in Saguaro National Park; the Douglas Spring Trail or the Quilter Trail.
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