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Apache Junction, Arizona

Hike the Wind Cave Trail

2.9 Miles Total - 790 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Originally added by Sarah Levant

This dog-friendly trail takes you up to the caves to explore and is relatively easy. If you want to climb higher for better views, the hike becomes more challenging.

This is a great trail for a run or for stretching your legs exploring the caves in Usery Mountain Regional Park. Keep in mind that the trail leads you up to the cave and is the end point. To get better views of the area, you'll have to climb up past the caves, where the trail is not marked.

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Photography
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Scenic

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almost 3 years ago

Use Usery!

This trail, the entire surrounding area, additional & longer trails, amenities, plus scenery is hands down in the top 5 for the PHX Metro area. Check it out!

Must do if staying in the campground

We stayed at Usery for a few nights and this was our favorite hike in the park. Go in the evening for a nice sunset over the east valley. Caves were nothing special but hike offered nice views and the trail was well maintained.

This Was Fun!

I took my 3 year old and dog, we had it all to ourselves and spent the morning exploring different paths.

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

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