Hiking Project Logo

Phoenix Metro

Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Gems in Phoenix Metro - 2

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Gems

gem Favorite This view gives you an idea of the creek valley, one of the basins, and the general terrain along the Hieroglyphics Trail.

Hieroglyphs

(16) Apache…, AZ
gem Favorite Sunrise from Goldmine Mountain.

Goldmine Mountain Peak

(8) Queen C…, AZ

Recommended Routes in Phoenix Metro - 38

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Recommended Routes

Favorite Sunset over Phoenix while descending Camelback
Difficult

Camelback Mountain via Cholla Trail

3.2 mi 5.2 km 1,193' Up 363.49 m Up 1,190' Down 362.66 m Down

Paradis…, AZ
Favorite View north from near summit of Tom's Thumb.
Difficult

Tom's Thumb

4.4 mi 7.1 km 1,084' Up 330.45 m Up 1,084' Down 330.28 m Down

Rio Verde, AZ
Favorite The saddle above Flatiron Trail, lit by the city, about 2:30AM. For me, the moment the camera earned its pack weight.
Difficult

Superstition Ridgeline

11.2 mi 18.1 km 3,431' Up 1045.89 m Up 3,286' Down 1001.49 m Down

Apache…, AZ
Favorite Along the Peralta Canyon Trail, you'll have a spectacular view of the mountains behind you as you're on your way to Weaver's Needle.
Difficult

Weavers Needle Loop

12.7 mi 20.4 km 2,643' Up 805.52 m Up 2,637' Down 803.87 m Down

Gold Camp, AZ
Favorite This view gives you an idea of the creek valley, one of the basins, and the general terrain along the Hieroglyphics Trail.
Intermediate

Hieroglyphic Trail #101

3.0 mi 4.8 km 571' Up 174.16 m Up 571' Down 173.96 m Down

Apache…, AZ
Favorite It's a gorgeous view from the top of the Black Mesa Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Second Water/Black Mesa/Dutchman Loop

9.3 mi 14.9 km 994' Up 302.89 m Up 994' Down 303.06 m Down

Apache…, AZ
Favorite Looking towards Ridgeback Overlook from Apache Vista.
Intermediate

Phoenix Sonoran Desert Preserve

5.6 mi 9.0 km 697' Up 212.42 m Up 697' Down 212.42 m Down

Cave Creek, AZ
Favorite lil ducks
Intermediate

Water Ranch Middle Route

1.3 mi 2.1 km 20' Up 6.1 m Up 20' Down 6.16 m Down

Gilbert, AZ
Favorite There's gold in them thar hills
Difficult

Windgate to Bell Pass Loop

10.5 mi 16.9 km 2,082' Up 634.74 m Up 2,081' Down 634.38 m Down

Fountai…, AZ

Phoenix Metro Hiking

  • 1,493 Miles 2,402 Kilometers of Trail
  • 52 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 140 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 220 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 55 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Share what you know about this area!

Areas Within Phoenix Metro

Weather Averages


High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w/
 
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Trails in Phoenix Metro - 363

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Trails

2.4 mi 3.9 km #1Siphon Draw Trail #53
Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ 36 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #2Echo Canyon Summit Trail
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ 46 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #3Piestewa Peak Summit Trail #300
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ 43 
2.4 mi 3.8 km #4Dynamite Trail
Intermediate
Queen Creek, AZ
Intermediate
Queen Creek, AZ
8.0 mi 12.9 km #5Superstition Ridgeline Trail
Very Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Very Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
1.2 mi 1.9 km #6Mormon Trail
Intermediate
Guadalupe, AZ
Intermediate
Guadalupe, AZ 22 
2.5 mi 4.1 km #7Goldmine Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Queen Creek, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Queen Creek, AZ 10 
4.5 mi 7.2 km #8Granite Mountain Loop Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
15.6 mi 25.1 km #9Pemberton Loop Trail
Intermediate
Rio Verde, AZ
Intermediate
Rio Verde, AZ
5.7 mi 9.2 km #10Go John Trail
Difficult
Cave Creek, AZ
Difficult
Cave Creek, AZ 11 

Photos of Phoenix Metro - 525

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Photos

From 'spines' to 'pines' runners climb from the desert to the cool forests of the Bradshaw Mountains in Crown King, Arizona!
Aug 24, 2018 near New River, AZ
Dawn from the top of Flatiron Trail
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
The saddle above Flatiron Trail, lit by the city, about 2:30AM. For me, the moment the camera earned its pack weight.
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
Moonbow on way up Carney slope.
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
Moonbow halfway up the initial Carney Spring climb.
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
Mammillaria Grahamii - Arizona Fishhook Cactus
Jul 17, 2018 near Tempe J…, AZ
Sunset over Phoenix while descending Camelback
Mar 8, 2019 near Paradis…, AZ
Sunset on Camelback
Mar 8, 2019 near Paradis…, AZ