Dreamy Draw BEGINNER/INTERMEDIAT­E Hike

  • October 9, 2013 · 6:00 PM
  • Dreamy Draw Recreation Area

<p>Dreamy Draw BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE Hike Cindy will lead this BEGINNER hike on the numerous and varied trails of the Dreamy Draw Recreation Area. Whichever way the wind blows. (Trail selection varies with each hike.) Length: 1.5-2.5 miles Elevation: 1,580 ft. - 1,380 ft. Trail Composition: Compacted dirt, loose rocks, gravel. Difficulty: EASY to MODERATE.  We're enjoying the experience slowly, seeing all we can see. We'll explore the many and varied trails of the Dreamy Draw---some level, some slightly steeper. Dreamy Draw Trails WHAT TO BRING : WATER (1-2 liters), long sleeves/jacket, headlight/flashlight is necessary. MEETING LOCATION: The Dreamy Draw Recreation Area is located at the END of Northern, just East of SR-51. If you are coming either North or South on SR-51, exit at Northern. Northern dumps into the Dreamy Draw Recreation Area. Follow the road into the recreation area to the parking lot. There is but one entry road with no deviation as you drive toward the parking lot. (MapQuest shows a service road that is not accessible to the public.) The trailhead is located just north of the parking lot in Dreamy Draw Recreation Area near 19th Street and Northern Avenue. A large paved parking lot, drinking water and restrooms are available. Dreamy Draw Recreation Area - MAP DRIVING DIRECTIONS: Navigate to the above link, select Directions To/From under, then input the address from which you are coming. Or click the DIRECTIONS icon and input the fictitious address of 2000 E Northern Ave, Phoenix along with the address from which you are coming. cool REMINDER! Begin to HYDRATE at least an hour BEFORE the hike and bring WATER to maintain hydration during the hike. RECOVER after the hike with beverages containing electrolytes or low-sugar sports drinks.</p>

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  • Beth

    Sorry! I'm gonna have to cancel tonight too. Had to take care of car trouble

    October 9

    • Stefan

      Hopefully not too serious.

      October 10

    • Beth

      No it's all taken care of thanks, but I was looking forward to hearing about your last 2 weekends.

      October 10

  • Sondra

    Sheesh - a little wind and they drop out like mad today. :) See you out there next time!

    October 9

  • Cicely

    I would love to hike tonight but I agree with the ladies earlier. It's a bit windy and dusty out. Hope my schedule links up next week I've been itching to hike.

    October 9

  • Tracy Stutzman

    I'm out due to the wind and dust, as well.

    October 9

  • Marcy

    It's a bit too windy & dusty out there for me. I'll catch you guys next week. Enjoy the hike!

    October 9

  • Tracy Stutzman

    I'd like to add a +1

    October 8

  • Leslie

    I have been looking forward to getting back into hiking. I look forward to joining you.

    October 7

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