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Prophecy Wash

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Trail

1.9 mile 3.1 kilometer point to point
98% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 339' 103 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 2,869' 874 m
Low: 2,530' 771 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 13% (7°)

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Trail shared by Chris McD

A sandy trail in the bottom of a wash with views of the Sonoran Desert.

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Runner Notes

Consider wearing gaiters to keep sand out of your shoes.

Description

From the Cam-Boh Picnic Area, head east for approximately 3/10 of a mile until you see signage and the trail juncture for the Prophecy Wash Trail, where this route begins. From here, head south. The trail is in a soft, sandy wash that is easy to follow. The wash doesn't always have abrupt edges which is nice because that allows you to view the surrounding terrain as well as various cacti populating the area.

As you get close to Golden Gate Road, the trail leaves the wash for a short distance. The trail drops back down into the wash on the east side of Golden Gate Road. As you continue working your way to the southeast on the trail, the wash begins to narrow. The trail ends at a juncture with Picture Rocks Wash trail.

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Even though this trail is essentially in a wash, the views are pretty good in places.
Jul 19, 2016 near Picture…, AZ
All sorts of cacti along the Cam-Boh trail including Prickly Pear, Cholla, and Saguaros.
Jul 19, 2016 near Picture…, AZ
Views of cacti as well as the Tucson Mountains in the background.
Jul 19, 2016 near Picture…, AZ

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