Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Wagner-Granite-Bluff Trail Day Hike
when Thursday, October 27, 2022
where McDowell Mountain Regional Park
the hike     Varied surfaces: gravel, sand, wash, compacted dirt, rock slabs. Be sure to stop occasionally and turn round 360 – the scenery is gorgeous!
    Flat desert vistas nicely broken up by bluffs. Decomposed granite trail. First half is gentle, gradual constant uphill. Rocky cave and boulders near the halfway point.
See map below: map
distance 5.1 miles
time 4 hours
EC EG-188 ft  AG-348 ft
type loop
starting at McDowell Mountain Regional Park
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
(602) 506-2930 ext 3
on trail 100%
rating "C"     Rate yourself as a hiker.
dogs allowed no
cost Sharing gas expenses with the driver.
The club also allows voluntary contributions of $5 per non-member.
weather Fountain Hills
leader    You must email the leader to confirm.
meet 7 AM, we leave the trailhead.
•  E Shea Blvd exit 41 off 101
E Shea Blvd to McDowell Mountain Park Dr
Turn left onto McDowell Mountain Park Dr
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85268
Turn Left off McDowell Mountain Park Road onto Tom Thumbs Dr.
Parking will be a “Bump-Out” Parking area along Right side of road at the trailhead.
If you reach Palisades or Rock Nob you’ve gone too far.
There are restrooms along Tom Thumbs Dr past Rock Nob.

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