Black Mountain Trail, Cave Creek

4.7
#4 of 6 in Parks in Cave Creek
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4.8
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  • Beautiful hike. Bring lots of water. Use a camelback if you have one. Hiking poles would be helpful. Rocky. The rock formations have jagged edges...pretty cool. You will think you’re getting close a c...  more »
  • I enjoy this hike in the mornings, when staying at a nearby Christian retreat center. I'm 52 and carry a few extra pounds, so the hike down is actually longer and more difficult for me. I can tractor ...  more »
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  • I liked it, my dog a little less so. Don't think all the trail apps that rate this trail as "difficult" are exaggerating, it's steep. Plus, it's a long uphill walk from the parking lot to the trail head.
  • Steep and jagged, but well worth the effort when you get to the top. Stay to the left on the way up. Be careful on your early down. I don't use poles, but would definitely recommend them here. Mske sure you wear shoes/boots with great grip and traction.

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