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Surprise Springs #350, AZ

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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Distance One Way 1.3 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,640 feet
Elevation Gain 229 feet
Accumulated Gain 274 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 2.21
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Preferred Apr, Oct, May, Nov
Sun  6:57am - 5:30pm
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🔥 2018 Stubbs Fire34.7 mi**
🔥 2013 Doce Fire23.8 mi*
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Overview: A short hike through the Granite Basin Recreation Area with some nice boulder formations. Connects the Wekuvde day-use area with the Yavapai Campground and Trail 349.

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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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    Prescott Forest
    Prescott National Forest Pass

    Only trailheads with six "amenities" have fees. Amenities are picnic tables, trash, toilet, parking, interpretive signing and security.


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    To Metate Trailhead
    Take I-17 North to the St Rt 69 Prescott exit, turn left (north) When entering Prescott stay Left on SR89 which is Sheldon St. Follow Sheldon St. to the 'T' intersection at Montezuma St. and turn right. Montezuma turns into Whipple which turns into Iron Springs Rd. (St Rt 10). Continue on this road. At about the 3.5 mile mark turn right on Granite Basin Road( Just prior to the turn you will see the brown recreation sign marking the Granite Basin Day Use area including mileage to the Yavapai Campground and Granite Basin Lake.) Follow the road about 3 miles back to the trailhead parking area at the end of the loop road.

    From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 2 hours 18 mins
    From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 3 hours 46 mins
    From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 2 hours 1 min
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