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Go John Hike PLUS BBQ afterwards!
GO JOHN TRAIL Day Hike& BBQ–Cave Creek Recreation Area Sat, Nov 24 Leader: Randy Baker([masked]) Length: 6 mile loop Phone:[masked] Rating: Moderate minus Please RSVP with the hike leader by Nov 23rdby phone or email MEET at Cave Creek Recreation Area, 32nd Street north of Carefree Hwy,at 9:30 AM Well..... The turkey is gone, you have blitzed all of the Amazon Black Friday sales, now it time to get MOVING! Ranging in elevation from2,000 feet to 3,060, this desert oasis provides any hiker majestic views. The Go John Trail loops around a mountain to provide the illusion of being miles away from civilization. In the 1870s, fever-stricken gold seekers staked their dreams on the jasper-studded hills. NOTE! - After the hike, we will enjoy Cave Creeks Recreational Park's facilities and BBQ. Bring something to burn, a favorite beverage, a chair and a dish to share. Note: There is a $7 vehicle entrance fee. See

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Welcome to Friends Camping, Hiking and Outdoor Club. Although new to meetup, we are not a new club. Over our 25+ year history we have organized over 625 outings in 8 states as well as Mexico. We have hiked in Glacier National Park, Yosemite, The Grand Canyon, The John Muir Trail, Zion, Bryce, Canyonlands and Grand Gulch, UT. - Canyon de Chelly and Chaco Canyon; just to name a few.

Our goal is to provide that 'boost' that we all need to get out there and really SEE Arizona and all it has to offer.

We offer activities for all levels - from Beginner to Advanced - so you're sure to find something to tickle your fancy.

An annual membership in Friends Hiking Club is just $15.00 ($16.75 if paid through Meetup) , or if you'd rather, the per-hike fee is $5.00. Annual dues may be mailed to "FHC - 50 East Myrna - Tempe, Az. 85284" -please include your email address!

If you are interested in learning more about our Club, click the 'About Us' link or to peruse the currently planned outings or find out about the monthly meetings, please check the 'calendar' link and/or visit our website;

We look forward to seeing you on the trail soon!
Let's go HIKING!

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