Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Go John-Quartz Day Hike
when Trip Report : December 9, 2017
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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
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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