Hiking Trails in Phoenix
5 mile round trip hike on South Mountain that intersects with Dobbins Lookout, a popular place to watch the sunset/sunrise.
This 3.5 mile hike on South Mountain is a gradual incline up leading to the ridgeline. Offers seclusion and a great workout!
This trail is considered easy, but to get there you have to take a Mormon Trail, which is rated medium. This is a short loop trail off of National Trail that is a desert playground. After squeezing (or going around) Fat Man’s Pass where two giant boulders are almost touching each other the trail ends in a naturally formed tunnel upon South Mountain.
While only being 3 miles roundtrip on South Mountain, this trail appears easy at first but keeps increasing with every foot step.
Around a 3 mile roundtrip hike, this trail on South Mountain gradual inclines up along an inner canyon.
Located on the West end of South Mountain, this trail an incline up but then mellows back down.
In a total of 7 miles round trip this trail on Granite Mountain was built in remembrance to the 19 Hot Shots who perished in a wild fire. The Journey trail leads you to fatal area where the man fought their last fire together.
This short hike follows along the ridge of South Mountain and is a quick escape and great workout.