Hike the Wind Cave Trail

Wind Cave Trailhead, AZ

Distance

2.9 Miles

Elevation Gain

790 Feet

Activities

Photography, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Spring, Autumn, Winter

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Sarah Levant

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Scenic

This dog-friendly trail takes you up to the caves to explore and is relatively easy. If you want to climb higher for better views, the hike becomes more challenging.

This is a great trail for a run or for stretching your legs exploring the caves in Usery Mountain Regional Park. Keep in mind that the trail leads you up to the cave and is the end point. To get better views of the area, you'll have to climb up past the caves, where the trail is not marked.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

From $189/night

Under Canvas Grand Canyon

Marana, Arizona

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Chipmunks.

Great beginner/entry level hike, some technical spots. It gets busy around noon, and some spots are narrow for only one person, so start early. The Wind Cave is a great spot for a view, and the desert chipmunks are friendly enough to come up to your feet if there aren’t any dogs around.

Beautiful Scenery!

This is one of my favorites hikes in the valley. Quick and amazing views of the desert. Go early enough and you can hear the coyotes in the area!

Use Usery!

This trail, the entire surrounding area, additional & longer trails, amenities, plus scenery is hands down in the top 5 for the PHX Metro area. Check it out!

Distance

2.9 Miles

Elevation Gain

790 Feet

Activities

Photography, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Spring, Autumn, Winter

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Sarah Levant

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