Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Go John-Quartz Day Hike
when Saturday, December 9, 2017
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, Quartz, and Slate 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. Tell me whether you are meeting at the Go John Trailhead, or the Walmart parking lot to carpool to the park.
meet 8:00 Walmart on E. Carefree and Cave Creek, SE corner. Meet in the NW corner of the Walmart parking lot to arrange carpools. There is a $6 fee for Park entry, so let’s carpool in to the Park.
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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