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Joe's Canyon Trail, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Tucson > Sierra Vista
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Difficulty 3 of 5
Distance One Way 3.25 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,279 feet
Elevation Gain 1,460 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,525 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 8.33
Backpack No
Dogs not allowed
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16  2018-07-13 DarthStiller
36  2016-04-02 DevilChild
13  2015-09-05
Montezuma Pass to Mexico
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34  2015-02-16 winotron
8  2014-08-08 BenTelly
8  2013-12-02
Joe's Canyon Trail Huachuca Mountains
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8  2012-03-28 MAVM
11  2012-03-23
Yaqui Ridge Trail
MAVM
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Preferred   Mar, Nov, Feb, Apr
Seasons   Autumn to Spring
Sun  7:11am - 5:19pm
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0.2 mi away
1.1 mi
475 ft
Yaqui Ridge Trail
Yaqui Ridge Trail
1.3 mi away
1.0 mi
602 ft
Huachuca Mountains - AZT #1
Huachuca Mountains - AZT #1
1.8 mi away
20.6 mi
5,090 ft
Arizona Trail
Arizona Trail
1.8 mi away
755.0 mi
82,000 ft
Coronado Peak Trail
1.8 mi away
0.9 mi
330 ft
Crest Trail #103
1.8 mi away
10.3 mi
3,931 ft
Miller Peak from Crest Trail
Miller Peak from Crest Trail
1.8 mi away
9.6 mi
2,956 ft
Bob Thompson Peak
1.9 mi away
2.2 mi
2,000 ft
Lutz Canyon Trail #104
Lutz Canyon Trail #104
2.4 mi away
2.9 mi
2,749 ft
Copper Canyon
Copper Canyon
2.9 mi away
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Overview
Joe's Canyon Trail is a 3.25 mile one way hike with 1,525 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 28 miles south-southwest of Tombstone Arizona. March and November are the best months to enjoy this hike.


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The trailhead is 500 feet west of the Visitor Center on Montezuma Canyon Road at the picnic area turnoff. The trail climbs about 1000 feet in the first mile with scenic views of Montezuma Canyon and the San Pedro River Valley. After reaching the saddle at the top of Smuggler's Ridge, the trail continues westward with southerly views deep into the grasslands of Sonora, Mexico. Passing along the northeastern side of Coronado Peak, it joins with the Coronado Peak Trail and Montezuma Pass parking area.

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

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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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To hike
From Phoenix or Tucson take I-10 east and exit south on Hwy. 90 to Sierra Vista, then south on Hwy. 92 to S. Coronado Memorial Drive. (From Bisbee, take Hwy 92 west). Follow S. Coronado Memorial Drive 5 miles to the Visitor Center.

Approx 3 hours & 40 minutes from Phoenix
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