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This is likely a great time to hike this trail!  Check out "Prefered" months below, keep in mind this is an estimate.

Spur Cross Trail, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Phoenix > Phoenix NE
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Distance One Way 5.3 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,594 feet
Avg Time One Way 2.5 hours
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Preferred   Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov → Early
Seasons   Autumn to Spring
Sun  6:28am - 6:42pm
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Overview
Spur Cross Trail is a 5.3 mile one way hike. Located 15 miles north-northwest of Scottsdale Arizona. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. January and February are the best months to enjoy this hike.





Park Segments:
- Elephant Mountain Trail: 2.1 mi
- Metate Trail: 0.8 mi
- Spur Cross Trail: 5.3 mi
- Tortuga Trail: 1.2 mi
- Towhee Trail: 0.2 mi

This page is open for a new summary. The summary should be specific to the 5.3 mile segment.

This is the only trail where mountain biking is allowed in the conservation area.

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One-Way Notice
This hike is listed as One-Way.

When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

Permit $$
Spur Cross Conservation Area $3 per person


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FR / Dirt Road / Gravel - Car Okay

To hike
True trailhead is on State Trust Land. HAZ does not know if it is accessible. If it is you need a permit for the State Land access in addition to the Spur Cross Conservation fee.
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