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Windgate Pass Trail

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Beautiful views of Scottsdale & Fountain Hills from this trail.


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Map Key

3.1

Miles

4.9

KM

Point to Point

3,014' 919 m

High

2,174' 663 m

Low

902' 275 m

Up

475' 145 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

29%

Max Grade (16°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Daylight use only.

Description

This well-signed route includes spectacular views and great rolling climbs. Use the Horseshoe Trail or the Gateway Loop Trail for access. This trail ties into the Bell Pass Loop or Maricopa County Land including the Pemberton Trail. Bring your own water - this is desert climate at its best!

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Land Manager: City of Scottsdale

Shared By:

Tom Dobson

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Photos

Wingate Pass looking at Scottsdale
Apr 19, 2015 near Fountai…, AZ
Spring wildflowers
May 12, 2019 near Fountai…, AZ
Looking north towards the lookout trail
Sep 16, 2018 near Fountai…, AZ
Lookout Point
Apr 12, 2015 near Fountai…, AZ
Inspiration Point
Apr 19, 2015 near Fountai…, AZ
Looking up at Tom's Thumb from the Windgate Pass Trail...another day...
Apr 19, 2015 near Fountai…, AZ

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