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Monday Night Dreamy Draw Loop HIKE
Start Time: 6:00pm PROMPTLY
Return Time: 7:30pm
Trail: 100 to 40th st
Length: 5.25 miles
Elevation: 1,580 ft. - 1,380 ft.
Trail Type: Multi-use (hikers, horses, cyclists)
Difficulty: PLEASE NOTE
****** DIFFICULT - VERY FAST PACED HIKE *********
****** NOT A HIKE FOR BEGINNERS! ************
NEW HIKE for those interested in exploring the trail 100 between Dreamy Draw Recreation Area and 40th St as a loop. This trail is not difficult just long,and we do this at a brisk pace, assess your abilities accordingly! Bring WATER and it is crucial that you drink it! You will sweat most of it out!
Dreamy Draw Trails (http://phoenix.gov/PARKS/hikephx.html)
WHAT TO BRING : WATER (1-2 liters) you can refill at 40th street, sunscreen or long sleeves for sun protection, a headlight or flashlight because we can be out after dark!.
http://img1.meetupstatic.com/img/smileys/cool.gif 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.
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.
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.