More Places to Hike in Phoenix
When it comes to the great outdoors -- the Phoenix area if full of incredible places to hike. Here are a few of our top picks:
Though a more difficult climb than the others on this list, the views from the top are worth it.
North Mountain/Shaw Butte
Landmark peaks in Phoenix featuring summit climbs and an array of trails for every skill level of hiker.
Thunderbird Conservation Park
Multiple trails on the easier side to choose from with great views of Glendale.
A great view of the valley and multiple trails to choose from too.
Aside from the legend that there's still gold in there, the wilderness area features a well developed trail system.
Waterfall Trail - White Tank Mountain Regional Park
Waterfall in the desert? You might get a chance to see that if it rained recently.
The summit's trail was constructed by an employee at the Biltmore Hotel around 1930.
McDowell Sonoran Preserve
A great spot for wildflowers!
Butcher Jones Trail
A gorgeous lakeside trail in the Tonto National Forest near Mesa with great views of Saguaro Lake.