Top Spots

Cave Creek Cactus Classic Race Loop

Cave Creek, Arizona

22.19 mi / 2297 ft gain

Quartz Trail Loop

Cave Creek, Arizona

3.7 mi / 502 ft gain

Hike the Go John Trail

Cave Creek, Arizona

5.0
5.6 mi / 804 ft gain

Go John Trail

Cave Creek, Arizona

5.78 mi / 873 ft gain

Go John and Overton Trail Loop

Cave Creek, Arizona

6.47 mi / 830 ft gain

Overton Trail Loop

Cave Creek, Arizona

3.58 mi / 561 ft gain

Dragonfly Trail

Cave Creek, Arizona

1.76 mi / 112 ft gain

Limestone Trail and Elephant Mountain Trail Loop

Cave Creek, Arizona

7.44 mi / 1089 ft gain

Fairy Duster Loop

Cave Creek, Arizona

1.35 mi / 141 ft gain

Places to stay

33.83117,-111.95807, Arizona

Sunbeam

From $987 / night

Cave Creek, Arizona

Iconic Desert Home | Private Pool, Outdoor Kitchen

From $247 / night

4777 East Quail Brush Lane, Arizona

The Carefree Quail | Fireplace & Poolside Paradise

From $473 / night

33.81881,-111.99661, Arizona

Vista Verde

From $672 / night

33.727497,-111.95565, Arizona

Ironwood Ranch Home

From $310 / night

Scottsdale, Arizona

Desert Paradise Villa: Private Lagoon-Style Pool

From $412 / night

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