Klondyke Mine Loop

Total Miles
6.5

Elevation

983.59 ft

Duration

1.5 Hours

Technical Rating

4

Moderate

Best Time

Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Trail Overview

This trail is a 6.6-mile loop in the Black Mountains that passes 3 closed gold mines, Dixie Queen Mine, Klondyke Mine, and Dixie Gold Mine. This trail also has sweeping views of Lake Mohave. Many wild burros inhabit the area. Mining in this area has been idle since the 1980s.

Photos of Klondyke Mine Loop

Klondyke Mine Loop
Klondyke Mine Loop
Klondyke Mine Loop

Difficulty

The trail has several washed out areas that require attention. So as to not get stuck in a deep, narrow Wash.

History

Several closed mines that date back to the late 1800's early 1900's dot the area. These roads have been opened and closed throughout the years and some are not passable due to erosion damage.

Technical Rating

4

Status Reports

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Access Description

Take Cottonwood Road off of US 93 trail starts at 11.5 miles.

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