Valleywide, AZ 85000
Nature Center Hours:
Please note that there is no nature center along the Maricopa Trail.
Most segments of the Maricopa Trail are open 24 hours a day. Segments that are located in regional parks adhere to park hours.
The Maricopa County Regional Trail System includes over 300 miles of existing trails that ring the County.
The Maricopa Trail is also the home of the Prickly Pedal Mountain Bike Race. Each spring, hundreds of mountain bike enthusiasts flock to the Maricopa Trail to test their skill level on the challenging course. The race begins in the Town of Cave Creek and winds its way through the rugged terrain of the Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area and Cave Creek Regional Park, concluding lakeside at Lake Pleasant Regional Park.
Segment Two of the Maricopa Trail (highlighted in orange on the map) is TEMPORARILY...