Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Go John, Jasper, Slate, Quartz Loop Day Hike
when Saturday, October 6, 2018
where Cave Creek Regional Park
the hike Did you know the Cave Creek park is 2,922 acres? We won’t hike all of it, only about 7 miles. Please join me on this scenic hike in Cave Creek Park. In a counterclockwise direction, we’ll extend the classic Go John hike to about 7 miles by adding the Quartz and Slate Trails.
distance 7 miles
time 4-5 hours
EC +-900' elevation change
elevations 2,120' (trailhead) to 2,552' (saddle)
type loop
starting at
Go John Trailhead 33° 49.952' N,  112° 0.065' W  [NAD27]
on trail 100% — Go John, Jasper, Slate, and Quartz Trails
dogs? no
rating "C"     Rate yourself as a hiker.
cost $6 per vehicle Regional Park entrance fee. When car-pooling, pay your share the cost of gas. The club also allows voluntary contributions of $5 per non-member.
weather Cave Creek
leader    You must email the leader to confirm. Please include your cell phone number, in case we need to get in touch the day of the hike, and state whether you plan to meet us at Walmart or the trailhead.
meet 7:00 AM at the Walmart on Cave Creek and Carefree Highway. This Walmart is on the right if you are coming north on Cave Creek Road. Park in the NW corner and we will car pool to the Cave Creek Recreational Area.
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7:30 AM at the Go John Trailhead.
Walmart Address: 34399 N Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331
Go John Trailhead:  37900 E Cave Creek Pkwy, Cave Creek, AZ 85331

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