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Cave Creek Regional Park

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37019 N Lava Ln, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-9562
+1 623-465-0431
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Go John Trail

Great Sonoran Desert winter hike. Well marked, maps available at the entrance and nature center... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Karen F
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Cave Creek, Arizona
via mobile
Cacti, Sun, Extreme Heat

We had some free time after our Phoenix flight so we visited this park. It was clean, well signed... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2018
J W
,
Evansville, Indiana
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  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“nature center” (24 reviews)
“visitor center” (15 reviews)
“great hiking” (20 reviews)
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37019 N Lava Ln, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-9562
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+1 623-465-0431
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"great hiking"
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"hiking trails"
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"wild flowers"
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"michelin man"
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"mile hike"
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"entrance fee"
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"well marked trails"
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"desert tortoise"
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"gift shop"
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"beautiful vistas"
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"nice hike"
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"moderate hike"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Sonoran Desert winter hike. Well marked, maps available at the entrance and nature center. Best for hiking or advanced mountain biking. Don't forget water, hat and sunscreen.

Thank Karen F
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

We had some free time after our Phoenix flight so we visited this park. It was clean, well signed, and easy to get around. The main thing to see here are large saguaro cacti. Unlike the name of the park, we didn't find any caves...More

Thank J W
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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Visited 1st of April. Felt like a hike was something to do. Cave Creek was recommended by person at hotel. Beautiful sunny Arizona day, about 90 degrees. Felt great especially when you’re from Iowa! Deserts definitely a different kind of beauty. Probably an acquired one,...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

We were in Cave Creek for the first time and were able to hike on the well groomed, well marked trails. The desert flora was breathtaking as we wound up and down the mountain. Guided horseback rides were available nearby. The staff and/or volunteers were...More

Thank Julie B
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Coming from a disiduous forest to the dessert is a shock. We felt blessed however to enjoy the splendor that is indicative of the flora and fauna of our great west.

Thank Bernadette S
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Had a half hour to spend waiting for a trial ride so visited the center. Great little place with displays and stories. Live snakes and spiders on display.

Thank Tom N
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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Nice solitude in camp area. Paved sites. Hiked & biked trails. Sign said campground full but noticed there were two sites near us that were not occupied for several days. Be nice if overflow folks could utilize those unoccupied sites. Will return to sun &...More

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Reviewed March 9, 2018

Enjoyed the various hiking options and the moderate difficulty of the hikes. Easy to get here. Great views of the landscape.

Thank Izers
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

If you are in the area and like to hike this is a good place to stop. There are 8 different trails to choose from easy to difficult. Most trails seem to be mixed use for biking, hiking and horse riding. We the Go John...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Great park for hiking, bike riding, horse back riding and of course, taking in the beauty. It costs a couple dollars a day to get into the park but is well work it. Nice trails, rest areas and if you want to picnic- good picnic...More

1  Thank Dw318
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joyce s
November 20, 2016|
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Response from girlblair | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea
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Karen E
January 22, 2015|
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Response from Rocklite88 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure you went to the website -- I saw some activities with the Ranger at the end of January. Have fun!
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