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Atascosa Peak Trail
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Atascosa Peak Trail

by: Prox
Location:  Nogales, AZ          Longitude:  -111.1475    Latitude:  31.4326
5 miles round trip to the top of Atascosa Peak. Easy. Mostly rhyolite rock. Great veiw in all directions from top.
5 mile round trip. Easy to Moderate. Great views in all directions from peak. Sometimes over grown but easy to follow. Rholite rocks.
Trail Distance:  5 miles round-trip
Elevation:  4700ft - 6200ft   (change 1500ft)
Trail Difficutly:  Moderate - requires some endurance, elevation changes
How Crowded:  Solitude
Season:  October to March
Accomodations: (on site) About 3 miles north of Nogales go west on the Pena Blanca - Ruby exit. Your heading out to Pena Blanca Lake. Go about 7 miles ( not sure on this distance ) to FR39. Hang a left on FR39 and follow this gravel road 4.8 miles to a large dirt parking area. The trailhead is marked by a parking area turnout on the south side of the road. This is easy to miss, so watch closely. Good dirt road, off-road vehicle not needed.
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