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Tread Lightly! AZ Trail Clean Up in the Sonoran Desert Nat'l Monument (4/25/15)
From Maricopa: (High Clearance vehicles only. Drive will take about 50 minutes to 1 hour from Maricopa to Project Site)
Take Hwy 238 (SR 347 and Smith-Enke/Route 238) west appx. 12.5 miles to Mobile Elementary School at 99th Ave. (between MP 31 and 30). Turn right on 99th Ave. at the school. Drive a short distance. FOLLOW THE ORANGE FLAGGING TO THE LEFT AT THE ROAD FORK; cross cattlegaurd. You are now on the Gasline/Powerline road (aka Komatke Rd). CONTINUE FOLLOWING THE FLAGGING. Continue northwest 5.7 miles along Gasline/Powerline road. Road narrows, cross cattleguard, continue straight on well-graded road 1.3 miles; road curves to right. Continue another 1.3 miles north on graded road (Bullard Ave.) and turn left back onto gasline/powerline road. Drive another 5.2 miles northwest along gasline/powerline road to Project Site/Sign-In Table.
From West Valley Area (Buckeye/Goodyear/Avondale): Drive will take about 30-40 minutes.
Eastbound I-10: Take I-10 East to Exit 123, Citrus Rd/Cotton Ln (West of Loop 303 Interchange.) Drive East on frontage road to Cotton Ln. Turn Right on Cotton Ln.
Westbound I-10: Take I-10 West to Exit 125, Sarival Ave/Cotton Ln (East of Loop 303.) Drive West onI-10 frontage road to Cotton Ln. Turn Left on Cotton Ln.
Once on Cotton Ln, drive South about 6.5 miles to Estrella Pkwy Roundabout. Turn Right on Estrella Pkwy Roundabout; stay on Estrella Pkwy and drive South appx. 3.5 miles to Willis Rd (4-Way Stop). Turn Right on Willis Rd, drive West 1.5 miles to Rainbow Valley Rd. Turn Left on Rainbow Valley Rd and drive South appx. 7 miles. Rainbow Valley Rd ends. FOLLOW ORANGE FLAGGING, and drive the far right two-track dirt road South about ½ mile to the Gasline/ Powerline road and Project Site/Sign-In Table.