This is a short connector trail running between the Sidewinder and Ocotillo Trails in the Phoenix Sonoran Preserve Northern Area. It is near the eastern end of the park and facilitates loop hikes in the park. Its northern terminus is at N33 46.568 W112 02.812 (Milepost 1.18 on the Sidewinder Trail). Its southern end is at N33 46.284 W112 02.928. From the north it is a gradual downhill hike curving around the hill to the east. It is useful as part of a longer hike and not as a trail by itself.
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.
Paved - Car Okay
To hike Directions: From I-17 take exit 223 Carefree Highway (SR-74) and travel east on Carefree Highway to 14th Street on the right. Turn south on 14th Street and follow to end. Park at the Sonoran Preserve access point at the junction with Dove Valley Rd. To reach the north end of the trail hike from access point to Sidewinder Trail (.22 miles), turn left and hike another .54 miles to the Apache Trail on the right.
page created by MEWhiteman on May 16 2013 12:34 pm