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Cold Water Trail #27 is a 5.4 mile one way hike with 288 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 41 miles east-southeast of Prescott Arizona. A high clearance 4x4 vehicle and a competent driver is recommended to access the trailhead. October and May are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Overview: The Cold Water Trail #27 is a seldom visited, remote backcountry destination along the backdrop of the rugged Verde Rim with healthy mixed vegetation and unique geology. The trail was originally used by army troops traveling from Fort McDowell to Camp Verde.
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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.