Hack Canyon
The Canyon
Rank: #16 Canyon Depth: 1,340 ft.
Rim Elevation: 5,140 ft. Stream Elevation: 3,800 ft.
Vegetation: Semi-arid and desert Frequently Seen Animals: Deer, bighorn sheep, snakes.
Hiking Season: Spring, fall to early winter  
The Trail
Name: Hack Canyon Trail Difficulty: Moderate
Length of Hike (r/t): 6.7 miles Trail Elevation Change: 1,400 ft.
Trail Low Point: 3,800 ft.  Trail High Point:  5,200 ft.
Water: Yes, at Willow Spring where trail gets to bottom of Hack Canyon. Purify first. (Note, there is a uranium mine several miles upstream.)  
Tips: Very remote hike on BLM Kanab Creek Wilderness area.
Hiking Permit Needed: None Maximum Group Size: 
Dogs Permitted: Yes, leashed Horses Permitted: Yes
Cross-country Skiing Permitted:  Mountain Bikes Permitted:
Safety Tips: This trail is in a remote area, with high summer temperatures, and extremely rugged terrain. Be sure to tell someone where you have gone.
The Drive
General Location: North Rim Trailhead Accessible to Low-Clearance Vehicles: 
Nearest Town: Fredonia (35 miles)  
Directions: From Fredonia, take HWY 389 west about 8 miles to the Mt. Trumbull/Toroweap Rd. Go south 30 miles. Turn left and drive about 6 miles to the rim, where the road turns east and follows the rim. Go about 1 mile and look for a small corral on the edge of the rim. Park at corral.
More Information
U.S.G.S. Quad Name(s): Gramma Springs and Robinson Point Office of Tourism Region: Grand Canyon Country
County: Coconino Managing Agency: 345 East Riverside Drive
St. George, UT 84790-9000
Ph. (435) 688-3200
Fax (435) 688-3258
Web Site: http://www.az.blm.gov/trailsbg.htm

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