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Emigrant Canyon Trail #255, AZ

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Difficulty 2.5 of 5
Distance One Way 5.5 miles
Trailhead Elevation 4,696 feet
Elevation Gain 1,189 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,258 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 9.69
Interest Historic & Seasonal Creek
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9  2009-02-07
Marble Canyon-Chiricahua Mtns.
PrestonSands
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author avatar Guides 16,880
Routes 15,964
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Trips 1 ( 6 miles )
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Preferred   Apr, Mar, Nov, Oct
Sun  6:24am - 6:28pm
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Overview: Pioneers heading west used this northern Chiricahua canyon to circumvent Apache Pass and avoid the danger of Indian ambush there. The trail follows their old travel corridor for its entire length.

From the Emigrant Canyon Trailhead, the trail heads up-canyon following the cottonwood and sycamore-shaded streambed to Emigrant Pass. There the reward for your effort is a good view of the striking profile of Cochise Head Mountain. From this high perspective, the trail drops into Bitter Creek Canyon and continues into Wood Canyon to join Indian Creek Trail #253.
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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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Coronado Forest
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High Clearance possible when dry

To hike
From Tucson, take I-10 east 109 miles to Bowie. Turn South and travel 16 miles to the end of FR 701.
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