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The Best Hiking in Cave Creek

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Top hiking spots in and near Cave Creek

  • Cave Creek, Arizona

    Quartz Trail Loop

    3.7 mi / 502 ft gain
    Quartz Trail Loop is a loop trail located near Cave Creek, Arizona.
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  • Cave Creek, Arizona

    Hike the Go John Trail

    5.0
    5.6 mi / 804 ft gain
    As you park at the trailhead, you have the option to take this trail in either direction. I recommend that you travel north, which will immediately provide 0.75 miles of elevation gain. You will then reach a pass with panoramic views of the Tonto National Forest. A bench in this area provides the...
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  • Cave Creek, Arizona

    Go John Trail

    5.78 mi / 873 ft gain
    Go John Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Cave Creek, Arizona.
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  • Cave Creek, Arizona

    Go John and Overton Trail Loop

    6.47 mi / 830 ft gain
    Go John and Overton Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Cave Creek, Arizona.
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  • Cave Creek, Arizona

    Overton Trail Loop

    3.58 mi / 561 ft gain
    Overton Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Cave Creek, Arizona.
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  • Cave Creek, Arizona

    Limestone Trail and Elephant Mountain Trail Loop

    7.44 mi / 1089 ft gain
    Limestone Trail and Elephant Mountain Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Cave Creek, Arizona.
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  • Cave Creek, Arizona

    Fairy Duster Loop

    1.35 mi / 141 ft gain
    Fairy Duster Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Cave Creek, Arizona.
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  • Cave Creek, Arizona

    Elephant Mountain Loop

    7.02 mi / 1325 ft gain
    Elephant Mountain Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cave Creek, Arizona.
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  • Cave Creek, Arizona

    Elephant Mountain Fortress Hike

    5.0
    5.5 mi / 867 ft gain
    This hike beings at Spur Cross Ranch in Cave Creek, which is a lush riparian area flowing with Saguaros. Starting at the trailhead, you will start this loop by hiking clockwise on Tortuga trail which will connect with the Elephant Mountain trail at 1.5 miles. As you start to ascend the Elephant M...
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  • Cave Creek, Arizona

    Metate Trail and Towhee Trail

    2.65 mi / 118 ft gain
    Metate Trail and Towhee Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Cave Creek, Arizona.
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  • Cave Creek, Arizona

    Tortuga Trail

    3.25 mi / 525 ft gain
    Tortuga Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Cave Creek, Arizona.
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  • New River, Arizona

    Maricopa Trail: Spear S Ranch to Go John Trail Loop

    14.54 mi / 1467 ft gain
    Maricopa Trail: Spear S Ranch to Go John Trail Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Phoenix, Arizona.
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  • Phoenix, Arizona

    Ocotillo, Ridgeback and Sidewinder Loop

    4.67 mi / 607 ft gain
    Ocotillo, Ridgeback and Sidewinder Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Phoenix, Arizona.
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  • Phoenix, Arizona

    Ridgeback Overlook

    2.38 mi / 400 ft gain
    Ridgeback Overlook is an out-and-back trail located near Phoenix, Arizona.
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  • Phoenix, Arizona

    Ridgeback Trail and Apache Wash/Sidewinder Loop

    4.04 mi / 82 ft gain
    Ridgeback Trail and Apache Wash/Sidewinder Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Phoenix, Arizona.
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  • Phoenix, Arizona

    Ocotillo, Apache Wash and Sidewinder Loop

    7.01 mi / 673 ft gain
    Ocotillo, Apache Wash and Sidewinder Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Phoenix, Arizona.
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