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Variety of fun activity options

We were surprised at the variety of things to do at this park. Great place to get away in your RV... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
markkR9947PS
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Mesa, Arizona
Wind Cave Trail

Some websites say this is a moderate hike, at the bottom of the trail it says difficult. Coming... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Guylaine P
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Saskatoon, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were surprised at the variety of things to do at this park. Great place to get away in your RV but not have to go far. The desert is beautiful, especially in the cooler months of the year. The RV sites have electric and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank markkR9947PS
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Some websites say this is a moderate hike, at the bottom of the trail it says difficult. Coming from the prairies, it was a little daunting at times, but we managed. We just took out time, we were in no rush. It is a very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Guylaine P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Close to the valley. Not a difficult hike. Great view of the valley. Be careful with the rocky path. Easy day hike if you don’t a lot of time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank martyb438
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here several times and take different trails. All are well marked and have different levels for all hikers.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gehill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did the wind cave hike with the cub scouts and scouts. Nice steep climb for some good exercise for a couple in their mid 60's. Didn't keep up with the scouts but we did it. Going down was a breeze. Spent the day at a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pamkae
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usery is a nice quick ride if you want to ride around the east valley. They trails a mostly easy but you can have fun around Cat's peak trail and mountain pass trail for moderate riding.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank barefoot0417
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Lovely park. Went there for the first time with a friend. Man at the gate was very helpful and friendly. We loved the hike and all the different options available for a day trip. Hikes, exercise equipment, picnic areas, lots of restrooms, hike options for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KateandRick
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We enjoy this park due to the variety of hikes and varying difficulty. There is a hike for all levels here. We also utilize the archery range here - bring your own gear.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank M F
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Many options for beginners to expert hikers in the east valley area outside of Mesa. I love the early morning sunrises and evening sunsets.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank conniec434
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The campsites are very clean and maintained. Bathrooms are very nice and clean The hikes and trails are excellent and the views are spectacular when you get to the top! Hidden gem in Mesa

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jboth01
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Christine S
January 13, 2018|
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Response from nackie | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see anyplace
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anjersmn
June 16, 2017|
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Response from nyob | Reviewed this property |
Yes. at gate use a pay envelope, or pass. Suggest parking at Horse Staging area and taking the north end of parking lot trail and do it counter close to avoid sun. We start about 4:30 this time of year. Other option for... More
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ubetcha1628
April 3, 2017|
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Response from hikeer | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they go that far from the river. Ask the visitor center people.
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MarianReader
Mesa, Arizona
Wildflowers! (3 Replies)
We have been hiking several times and enjoying the wildflowers and I thought I would share what we saw. First, two weeks ago we went to Boyce Thompson Arboretum. The wildflowers were just beginning to come out along 60 and in the park. They should be very nice now. Last Saturday we hiked Wind Cave at Usery Mountain Regional Park. It was very overcast so all the gold poppies were closed but there were lots of them, along with chupasosa and lupines. Lots of buds on the brittlebush but only a...More
March 13, 2013|
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Wish I were there to see them. Thanks for posting Marian. Snowing here :(.