Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Spur Cross Day Hike
when Febuary 4, 2024 Sunday
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where Spur Cross Conservation Area, Cave Creek
the hike Going through Sonoran Desert Terrain with a stop at a Solar Oasis pond and 2.5 miles in you will climb 600 feet. Taking the Metate Trail to Spur Cross Trail to Maricopa Trail.
distance 8-10 miles
time 5-6 hours
EC +-600' elevation change
type in and out
starting at
Spur Cross Trailhead 33° 53' 15" N,  111° 57' 15" W W  [NAD27]
on trail 100% —
rating "B"     Rate yourself as a hiker.
cost There is $3 charge to hike the Spur Cross. They want exact change.
The club also allows voluntary contributions of $5/non-member.
weather Cave Creek
leader    You should email the leader to confirm.
meet 10:00 AM Main Parking Lot need to be Maricopa Annual County Pass holder or a $3 fee.
  • From 101 E north of the valley
  • Take exit 28 toward Cave Creek Rd
  • Merge onto E Beardsley Rd
  • Slight turn toward N Cave Creek Rd
  • Turn NORTH onto N Cave Creek Rd
  • Continue straight to stay on N Cave Creek Rd
  • Turn left to N Spur Cross Rd
  • Turn right onto E Grapevine Rd
  • Turn left onto N Spur Cross Rd Last half mile is gravel to parking area

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