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Denoon-Reymert Mine Tour, 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 1.5 of 5
Distance Round Trip 6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,797 feet
Elevation Gain 490 feet
Accumulated Gain 550 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 8.75
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Ruins, Historic, Seasonal Waterfall & Seasonal Creek
Photos Viewed All Mine Following
15  2013-12-11 AZLumberjack
4  2012-12-19 sventre
19  2010-02-04 AZLOT69
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Preferred   Feb, Mar, Nov, Jan
Sun  6:55am - 5:23pm
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Denoon-Reymert Mine Tour is a 6 mile round trip hike with 550 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 33 miles east-southeast of Mesa Arizona. February and March are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.


Overview: Several Silver mines in this area created frenzy of activity and building. Hike the remains of Denoon and the Reymert area and washes to find signs of activity and foundations from the settlements here in the 1890's. Access to the trailhead involves crossing State Land(permit required), BLM land, and Tonto National Forest (both not requiring a permit). The historic Silver Smelter still stands. Tailings from old mine sites line the canyon. There is still an active mine one mile east of this location which prevents this from being a side excursion for the Arizona Trail.

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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.

    Permit $$
    AZ State Land Recreational Permits are available for an individual ($15.00), or a family limited to two adults and children under the age of 18 ($20.00).




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    Highway 60, 3 miles east of Florence Junction. An unmarked road marked only with a flagpole heads south. This is Box Canyon Road. Take Box Canyon Road 5 miles to a cattle guard. Just past the cattle guard take the road to your left. There is a sign post but no sign. Proceed until Road enters the wash. Don't take first left out of wash. Take second left out of wash continuing 1.8 miles to trailhead. Main ruins are to the south. More settlements 7/10 mile west on south side. Show respect-use caution, there are several active claims in this area.
    page created by AZLOT69 on Feb 04 2010 3:44 pm
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