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Recommended Routes in Scottsdale - 14

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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 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 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
Favorite Sunset over Apache Wash.
Intermediate

Apache Wash Trail Loop

6.8 mi 10.9 km 218' Up 66.52 m Up 219' Down 66.63 m Down

Phoenix, AZ
Favorite A lovely hillside of Saguaros
Difficult

8A-8B-200 Loop Near Piestewa

3.8 mi 6.0 km 917' Up 279.5 m Up 917' Down 279.63 m Down

Paradis…, AZ
Favorite View from Sunrise Peak, Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult

Sunrise to Andrews Kinsey Out-and-Back

9.1 mi 14.6 km 1,476' Up 449.81 m Up 1,475' Down 449.7 m Down

Fountai…, AZ
Favorite Destination...Tom Thumb
Intermediate

Easy Rolling 6

5.5 mi 8.9 km 628' Up 191.44 m Up 633' Down 193 m Down

Fountai…, AZ
Favorite Looking East
Intermediate/Difficult

North Top Summit

0.8 mi 1.4 km 525' Up 160.05 m Up 0' Down 0 m Down

Phoenix, AZ

Scottsdale Hiking

  • 530 Miles 853 Kilometers of Trail
  • 19 Recommended Routes
  • 59 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 80 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 18 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Scottsdale - 138

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1Echo Canyon Summit Trail
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ 46 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #2Piestewa Peak Summit Trail #300
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ 43 
15.6 mi 25.1 km #3Pemberton Loop Trail
Intermediate
Rio Verde, AZ
Intermediate
Rio Verde, AZ
4.5 mi 7.2 km #4Granite Mountain Loop Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km #5Bell Pass Trail
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
3.2 mi 5.1 km #6Cholla Mountain Loop Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
3.1 mi 4.9 km #7Windgate Pass Trail
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
1.9 mi 3.1 km #8Cone Mountain Trail
Easy
Carefree, AZ
Easy
Carefree, AZ
2.8 mi 4.4 km #9Tonto Tank Trail
Easy
Rio Verde, AZ
Easy
Rio Verde, AZ
1.4 mi 2.3 km #10Maverick Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ

Photos of Scottsdale - 169

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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
Piestewa Peak provides a phenomenal panorama of the Phoenix Metro for all to enjoy.
Mar 10, 2017 near Paradis…, AZ
Papago Cactus late May
Jun 24, 2018 near Tempe J…, AZ
Sonoran Desert
Dec 2, 2018 near Fountai…, AZ
Get out and experience the McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale, AZ!
Mar 8, 2017 near Fountai…, AZ
Lupines and poppies bloom along the Granite Mountain Loop.
Mar 21, 2017 near Carefree, AZ