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Rock House Trail, 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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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance One Way 2.4 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,141 feet
Elevation Gain 150 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 2.9
Interest Ruins & Seasonal Creek
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Photos Viewed All Mine Following
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Inaugural Calculation next Tap
15  2015-01-18
Bulldog Canyon Trailhead Sampler
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45  2015-01-18
SE Goldfield Loop with variation
tibber
7  2014-12-24
SE Goldfield Loop
hikerdw
2  2012-05-31
Apache Junction - Mountain Biking
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4  2011-08-13
Twin Arches
jochal
9  2011-02-14
Twin Arches
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20  2010-12-28 CannondaleKid
14  2010-11-29
Orohai Wash
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Preferred   Jan, Dec, Feb, Nov
Sun  6:57am - 5:23pm
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Top Hat Loop
Top Hat Loop
0.2 mi away
2.3 mi
560 ft
Camouflage Tanks
Camouflage Tanks
0.6 mi away
6.0 mi
1,800 ft
Orohai Wash
Orohai Wash
0.7 mi away
1.0 mi
225 ft
Twin Arches
Twin Arches
1.0 mi away
2.2 mi
676 ft
Green Thumb
Green Thumb
1.3 mi away
1.5 mi
412 ft
Rough-N-Ready Canyon
Rough-N-Ready Canyon
1.4 mi away
4.0 mi
-468 ft
Checkmate Arch
Checkmate Arch
1.6 mi away
0.5 mi
296 ft
Quartz Crystal Arroyo
Quartz Crystal Arroyo
1.6 mi away
1.0 mi
-162 ft
Golden Eye Mine Trail
Golden Eye Mine Trail
1.6 mi away
0.8 mi
210 ft
Tomahawk Mine Trail
Tomahawk Mine Trail
1.6 mi away
2.0 mi
188 ft
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Rock House Trail is a 2.4 mile one way hike with 150 feet elevation gain. Located 14 miles east-northeast of Mesa Arizona. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. January and December are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Overview: This multi-use trail connects Cactus Trail to Packsaddle Trail. You may see hikers, mountain bikers, horses, quads or jeeps while on this trail. Motorized vehicles must have a Bulldog Canyon OHV permit in possession. As of this report few others use this trail.

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    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    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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    To hike
    This Trail is part of the Bull Dog Canyon OHV area and an administrative permit can be obtained at no cost from the Mesa Tonto Forest Office. The permit will allow further access beyond the gate for those with a four wheel drive vehicle. Highway 60 to Apache Junction exit 196, SR 88 ( the Apache Trail )north to milepost 199, turn left on Hackamore, 1.5 miles to Packsaddle trailhead. Go north on Packsaddle Trail 2 miles to the trailhead for the Rock House Trail
    page created by AZLOT69 on Jan 13 2010 5:37 pm
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