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360 mi 580 km of trail 18 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 94 Trails Intermediate Trails 48 Trails Hard Trails 4 Trails
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Featured Hikes 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 • Out and Back • 1,193 ft Ascent 363.49 m Ascent

(62) Paradis…, AZ
Favorite Surrounding mountains from Tom's Thumb Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Tom's Thumb

4.4 mi 7.1 km • Out and Back • 1,084 ft Ascent 330.45 m Ascent

(43) Rio Verde, AZ
Favorite Looking towards Ridgeback Overlook from Apache Vista.
Easy/Intermediate

Phoenix Sonoran Desert Preserve

5.6 mi 9.0 km • Loop • 697 ft Ascent 212.42 m Ascent

(13) Cave Creek, AZ
Favorite There's gold in them thar hills
Intermediate/Difficult

Windgate to Bell Pass Loop

10.5 mi 16.9 km • Loop • 2,082 ft Ascent 634.74 m Ascent

(10) Fountai…, AZ
Favorite From the junction of 202 and 8A, look up the valley to the north.  At the ridge top on the left you meet trail 8B again.
Difficult

8A-8B-200 Loop Near Piestewa

3.8 mi 6.0 km • Loop • 917 ft Ascent 279.5 m Ascent

(4) Paradis…, AZ
Favorite Sunset over Apache Wash.
Easy/Intermediate

Apache Wash Trail Loop

6.8 mi 10.9 km • Loop • 218 ft Ascent 66.52 m Ascent

(7) Phoenix, AZ
Favorite View from Sunrise Peak, Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult

Sunrise to Andrews Kinsey Out-and-Back

9.1 mi 14.6 km • Out and Back • 1,476 ft Ascent 449.81 m Ascent

(7) Fountai…, AZ
Favorite Destination...Tom Thumb
Intermediate

Easy Rolling 6

5.5 mi 8.9 km • Point to Point • 628 ft Ascent 191.44 m Ascent

(6) Fountai…, AZ

Trails in Scottsdale - 128

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1Echo Canyon Summit Trail
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ
Difficult
1.1 mi 1.8 km Paradise Valley, AZ 41 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #2Piestewa Peak Summit Trail #300
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ
Difficult
1.1 mi 1.8 km Paradise Valley, AZ 40 
4.5 mi 7.2 km #3Granite Mountain Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
4.5 mi 7.2 km Carefree, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km #4Bell Pass Trail
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.3 km Fountain Hills, AZ
15.6 mi 25.1 km #5Pemberton Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Rio Verde, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
15.6 mi 25.1 km Rio Verde, AZ
3.2 mi 5.1 km #6Cholla Mountain Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.1 km Carefree, AZ
3.1 mi 4.9 km #7Windgate Pass Trail
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate
3.1 mi 4.9 km Fountain Hills, AZ
1.9 mi 3.1 km #8Cone Mountain Trail
Easy
Carefree, AZ
Easy
1.9 mi 3.1 km Carefree, AZ
2.8 mi 4.4 km #9Tonto Tank Trail
Easy
Rio Verde, AZ
Easy
2.8 mi 4.4 km Rio Verde, AZ
1.4 mi 2.3 km #10Maverick Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Carefree, AZ
1.0 mi 1.5 km #11Chuckwagon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.5 km Carefree, AZ
0.9 mi 1.5 km #12Vaquero Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Carefree, AZ
2.0 mi 3.2 km #13Pinnacle Peak
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km Carefree, AZ 11 
3.7 mi 5.9 km #14Gateway Loop Trail
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate
3.7 mi 5.9 km Fountain Hills, AZ 15 
4.0 mi 6.4 km #15Dixie Mountain Loop
Intermediate
Anthem, AZ
Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.4 km Anthem, AZ
2.3 mi 3.8 km #16Thompson Peak Trail
Difficult
Fountain Hills, AZ
Difficult
2.3 mi 3.8 km Fountain Hills, AZ
1.7 mi 2.7 km #17Ridgeback Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cave Creek, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
1.7 mi 2.7 km Cave Creek, AZ
1.1 mi 1.8 km #18Desert Tortoise Trail
Intermediate
Anthem, AZ
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Anthem, AZ
3.7 mi 6.0 km #19Squaw Peak Trail #302
Intermediate/Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
3.7 mi 6.0 km Paradise Valley, AZ
4.8 mi 7.6 km #20Tom's Thumb Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Rio Verde, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
4.8 mi 7.6 km Rio Verde, AZ

Photos of Scottsdale - 148

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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
View of Pinnacle Peak, Carefree, AZ
Feb 14, 2018 near Carefree, AZ

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