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Rock House Trail, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Phoenix > Mesa NE
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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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21  2018-11-18
Top Hat and the Arches
DixieFlyer
15  2015-01-18
Bulldog Canyon Trailhead Sampler
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45  2015-01-18
SE Goldfield Loop with variation
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7  2014-12-24
SE Goldfield Loop
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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
Charger55
20  2010-12-28 CannondaleKid
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Routes 15,964
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Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
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Preferred   Jan, Dec, Feb, Nov
Sun  6:34am - 6:35pm
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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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2010-01-13

    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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