Scottsdale is known for its stunning desert landscapes and abundance of outdoor activities, including hiking. With a variety of trails to choose from, ranging from easy strolls to challenging climbs, there's something for every level of hiker. Here are just a few of the top hiking trails to explore in Scottsdale.
1. Camelback Mountain/2.7 Miles
Camelback Mountain is one of the most popular hiking trails in Scottsdale, and for good reason. The trail is challenging but rewarding, with stunning views of the city and the surrounding desert. The summit can be reached via two different trails, the Cholla Trail and the Echo Canyon Trail, both of which offer a rigorous workout and incredible views. ~No Dogs on Trail~
2. Pinnacle Peak Trail/4.0 Miles
Pinnacle Peak is another popular hiking destination in Scottsdale. The trail is moderate in difficulty and offers stunning views of the Sonoran Desert landscape. ~No Dogs on Trail~
3. Tom Thumb's Trailhead/4.4 Miles
Tom's Thumb Trailhead is a popular starting point for a variety of hikes in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. The area offers a range of trails for hikers of all levels, from easy strolls to challenging climbs. One popular trail is the Tom's Thumb Trail, which offers panoramic views of the city and the surrounding mountains. ~Dog Friendly~
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