Dixie Mine to Prospector to Bell (McDowell Regional Park)

Date: 
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 07:30
Leaders: 
Barbara Weist - weistb@aol.com, 480-529-4142
Dennis Weist - dgweist@aol.com, 480-251-5965
Rating: 
B- LENGTH: 8 miles ELEV GAIN: 1,400 Ft PACE: Medium

Meet at 7:30 am (start 7:45) at the Dixie Mine Trailhead in Fountain Hills at the far west end of Golden Eagle Blvd. (14631 Golden Eagle Blvd.)

The weather is perfect for a hike and you know you're soon going to eat too many Christmas cookies.  This is an in-and-out hike to the Bell Pass Trail via Dixie Mine and Prospector trails. This is a lovely hike with no hard uphill grind - just short climbs with breathers in between. There are expansive views, always chances to see wildlife and if we have time, a short diversion to something special. 

Bring plenty of water and electrolytes or snacks. Washroom facilities and water are at the trailhead. Dogs must be leashed. A $2 fee unless holding a Maricopa County Parks card.