Carefree and Cave Creek

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53 mi 85 km

Rides

45 mi 72 km

Trails

56

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Easy Trails
12 Trails
Intermediate Trails
4 Trails
Hard Trails
1 Trails

Food and Drink

After the Ride: Local Favorites

Z's Asian Fusion Our Business Hours for this summer! :)
Horny Toad Touristy as all get out, but who cares? It's so much fun, and the BBQ is delicious! Parking can be a problem; luckily, the Cave Creek main drag is very pro-pedestrian, so you can park and walk.
Barro's Pizza Eat in or take out, nice little place with great pizza.
El Encanto This is the best Mexican restaurant in the valley. There is no pretentious, dressed up Mexican food here. It's authentic, and the best margaritas you will ever have! Plus a beautiful atmosphere
Bryan's BBQ The sliced brisket could be a benchmark for brisket anywhere and the baked potato salad and green olive-studded cole slaw are first-rate!
Big Earl's Greasy Eats Get a chocolate peanut butter milkshake. You're welcome!
Oregano's Pizza Bistro The thin pizza is amazing and the garlic bread.
Black Mountain Coffee Shop Now Reopened under New ownership Awesome Foods Breakfast served all day Lunch starts at 11:00 AM , Only Vienna Beef Seller in the Carefree area! Carefree's oldest Restaurant made new again!
7211 E Ho Road, Carefree AZ — (480) 488-9261
Cafe Bink Try for the outside patio...special view up to Black Mountain!
Sesame Inn Best Chinese for miles.
The Good Egg The new Waldorf Salad is AMAZING. Only surpassed in great taste by the Cracker Jack Crepe that I had for dessert only $1. Delish!!!!!
Spotted Donkey Cantina, el Pedregal Amazing food! Amazing atmosphere!
Starbucks, 5310 E Carefree Hwy, Cave Creek AZ
Firehouse Subs
Heart & Soul Cafe Beacon Bloody Mary!
Brisam's Pasta dishes are outstanding
Einstein Bros Bagels Favorite: Bacon Cheddar Egg Sandwich on a Green Chile bagel.
El Encanto Dos Everything here is good. Check out El Encanto Dos in the Foodspotting app for photos of my favorite dishes.
Auntie Anne's Worst staff and service..manager laughed at us because he was out of everything...#idiot
Introduction to Bouldering - Rock Climbing Class - Level 1: Apr 30 - Beardsley Boulder Pile
Set the ropes aside and launch into the exciting world of bouldering! Join our professional climbing instructors for a day introducing you to outdoor bouldering, spotting falls, and advanced body movement to get you to the top of your climbs. Details
Ride the Desert: Apr 30 - Brown's Ranch Trailhead
Join our REI Mountain Bike Instructors on the trails for an inspiring ride through the phoenix desert. After a fun ride assessment, we will hit the trails and take in the beautiful desert landscape. Essential Mountain Bike skills will be covered by our instructors and full suspension mountain bikes provided if desired. Details
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1.5 mi 2.4 km
#1 Gateway Trail
Cave Creek, AZ
1.5 mi 2.4 km Cave Creek, AZ
All Clear
Update
Dry - everything is rideable and in good shape.
16 days ago
6.4 mi 10.3 km
#2 Ocotillo Trail
Cave Creek, AZ
6.4 mi 10.3 km Cave Creek, AZ
All Clear
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Awesome speedy trail. Has a little of everything. Very well maintained.
91 days ago
4.2 mi 6.7 km
#3 Spur Cross Trail
Cave Creek, AZ
4.2 mi 6.7 km Cave Creek, AZ
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry: Tons of horse hoof divots. And, they say mountain bikers destroy the trails! ;)
99 days ago
6.9 mi 11.1 km
#4 Hawknest Trail
Carefree, AZ
6.9 mi 11.1 km Carefree, AZ
Unknown
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1.4 mi 2.3 km
#5 Quartz Trail
Cave Creek, AZ
1.4 mi 2.3 km Cave Creek, AZ
All Clear
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30 days ago
2.0 mi 3.3 km
#6 The Divide Trail
Carefree, AZ
2.0 mi 3.3 km Carefree, AZ
Unknown
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2.4 mi 3.9 km
#7 Stagecoach Trail
Carefree, AZ
2.4 mi 3.9 km Carefree, AZ
Unknown
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Cave Creek, AZ
4.3 mi 6.9 km Cave Creek, AZ
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry: Tons of horse hoof divots. And, they say mountain bikers destroy the trails! ;)
99 days ago
1.8 mi 2.9 km
#9 Overton Trail
Cave Creek, AZ
1.8 mi 2.9 km Cave Creek, AZ
All Clear
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30 days ago
2.0 mi 3.2 km
#10 Renegade Trail
Carefree, AZ
2.0 mi 3.2 km Carefree, AZ
Unknown
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Carefree, AZ
4.6 mi 7.4 km Carefree, AZ
Unknown
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Carefree, AZ
1.3 mi 2.2 km Carefree, AZ
Unknown
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3.7 mi 6.0 km
#13 Slate Trail
Cave Creek, AZ
3.7 mi 6.0 km Cave Creek, AZ
All Clear
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30 days ago
2.4 mi 3.8 km
#14 Flume Trail
Cave Creek, AZ
2.4 mi 3.8 km Cave Creek, AZ
Minor Issues
Update
Mostly Dry: Tons of horse hoof divots. And, they say mountain bikers destroy the trails! ;)
99 days ago

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