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Bronco Butte - Carefree is a 12.05 mile round trip hike with 2,436 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 17 miles north of Scottsdale Arizona. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. March and November are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
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.