Cave Creek Dam [CLOSED] is a 5.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Phoenix, Arizona that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
5.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
154 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

hiking

mountain biking

walking

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

closed

no shade

This dam was built in 1923 and was one of the first concrete reinforced dams designed by John Samuel Eastwood. There is a paved road part of the way, no motorized vehicles allowed, to the dam.

mountain biking
3 months ago

Has this trail been reopened? It was closed in Feb 2018. Big No Trespassing signs with warnings.

mountain biking
5 months ago

Nice and easy ride. Perfect for single speed mountain bike.

11 months ago

The road is closed and marked no trespassing of any kind. This trail should be removed from All Trails

Saturday, November 18, 2017

This area appears to be closed to all use. Unless someone proves otherwise, this is not a legitimate hike.

mountain biking
Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Great area to explore 100 year old historical dam site built in 1923. One of the first steel reinforced concrete dams build in US. There is no water there as it was built to protect from unseasonably high rain periods. A new earth dam was built below the old dam in 1979.

mountain biking
Tuesday, July 04, 2017

This dam seldom gets visited. This dam was built in 1923 and was one of the first concrete reinforced dams designed by John Samuel Eastwood. There is a paved road part of the way, no motorized vehicles allowed, to the dam. A good link with more photos and information is located at: http://darrensrides.blogspot.com/2010/02/cave-creek-dam.html