Another way to make a longer loop
Located on the Valley's east side, this park takes in 3,648 acres set at the western end of the Goldfield Mountains, adjacent to the Tonto National Forest. The park contains a large variety of plants and animals that call the lower Sonoran Desert home. Along the most popular feature of the park, the Wind Cave Trail, water seeps from the roof of the alcove to support hanging gardens of Rock Daisy. The Wind Cave is formed at the boundary between the volcanic tuff and granite on Pass Mountain. Breathtaking views from this 2,840-foot elevation are offered to all visitors.
The Moon Rock trail can be used to create a longer loop off of the Blevins trail on its west end. It connects the Blevins trail at the north and the south end. The trail itself is wide enough for a single mountain bike or hiker, so keep an ear out for mountain bikers coming up behind you so you can step out of the way for them. This trail has no parking lot trailhead and is only a connecting trail with in the parks trail system. The trail condition is good with some rocks and low branches. As the trail moves west you can see some of the Boulder Canyon subdivision and there appears to be an unmarked trail the leads off and connects to the sub division. I have not confirmed that this trail does in fact run to the subdivision.
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This hike is listed as One-Way.
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