|when||April 1, 2023 Saturday|
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Picture postcard scenery abounds on this gentle trail walk through saguaro forest
from Crosscut Trailhead. Swing by the top of Lost Dutchman State Park. Which trails we take
will depend on the flowers. According to the flower people we need 5 days of sun for the flowers to
It is prodicted that it will be sunny for the whole week before this hike. There are many different
of wild flowers, so we will just see which ones are are out and which trails they are on.
Bring your camara, this is one of the rare super blooms and Lost Dutchman is one of the top 5 sites.
This hike is described on pages 209-210 of Roger and Ethel Freeman’s Day Hikes and Trail Rides in and around Phoenix (Gem Guides Book Company, 2000).
|EC||+400'-170' elevation change|
|elevations||1880' (First Water Trailhead)|
|type||In and Out|
|on trail||100% — Jacob’s Crosscut Trail|
|rating||"C" Rate yourself as a hiker.|
|cost||Sharing gas expenses with the driver.
The club also allows voluntary contributions of $5 per non-member.
|leader||You must email the leader to confirm.|
|meet||7:30 AM at
Mesa, SE corner of US 60 & Power Road
|Go east on the Superstition Freeway (US 60) to Idaho Road (state highway 88), exit 196. Take that exit, turn left (north) and go 8 miles northeast, past Lost Dutchman State Park to First Water Road, between miles 201 and 202. Turn right on First Water Road and go 0.6 miles east to the Crosscut Trailhead, which is on the right. The trailhead is marked with a sign.|
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