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Cats Peak Loop Trail (S)

Date:Destination:Cats Peak Loop Trail
Level:Short (S)Area:Usery Mtn Regional Park
Approx hike distance in miles:2.5Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:200Hike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:N/AHike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:NoPark entry fee per vehicle:Yes, see below
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.465797


Maintained Trail:YesUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Trail:
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:No
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:No
Difficulty:ModerateWater Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trailhead:YesGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This is a loop hike around a small mountain. There is some uneven footing so a hiking stick is recommended. This hike requires an entry fee ($7/car) or a Maricopa County Parks Pass. Bring water and a snack.


Turn right on Hunt Hwy (north) to Ellsworth. Follow Ellsworth north 7.5 miles past US 60. Park entrance is on the right. Follow Usery Park Rd. to Blevins Dr, to the Horse Staging area. The trailhead is at staging area.