Best trails in Phoenix Mountain Preserve

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Looking for a great trail in Phoenix Mountain Preserve, Arizona? AllTrails has 77 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 57 moderate trails in Phoenix Mountain Preserve ranging from 1.6 to 26.9 km and from 391 to 791 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Piestewa Peak Summit Trail #300
Phoenix Mountain Preserve
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Length: 3.5 km • Est. 1 h 40 m
Hikers, walkers, sightseers and runners alike flock to this prominent peak like moths to a flame, drawn here in part because of it proximity to the city of Phoenix. Despite the crowds this mountain caShow more
#2 - Piestewa (Squaw) Peak and Freedom Loop Trail
Phoenix Mountain Preserve
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Length: 7.2 km • Est. 2 h 59 m
Many hikers head for the hills in search of solitude, but if you're planning to hike to the summit of Piestewa Peak you'd do better to bring with you your community spirit - this is a very busy trail.Show more
#3 - Freedom Trail (#302)
Phoenix Mountain Preserve
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Length: 5.8 km • Est. 2 h 12 m
Freedom Trail (#302) is a 5.8 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Phoenix, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activityShow more
#4 - Dreamy Draw Loop Trail
Phoenix Mountain Preserve
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Length: 6.0 km • Est. 1 h 54 m
Dreamy Draw Loop Trail is a 6.0 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Phoenix, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#5 - Quartz Ridge Trail (#8A)
Phoenix Mountain Preserve
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Length: 5.1 km • Est. 1 h 43 m
Quartz Ridge Trail (#8A) is a 5.1 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Phoenix, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a numberShow more
#6 - Shaw Butte and Charles M Christiansen Loop Trail
Phoenix Mountain Preserve
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Length: 7.9 km • Est. 2 h 36 m
When you say "North Mountain," most Arizonans know where it is or can find it. When you say "Shaw Butte," it seems like you get a lot more questioning glances and "huh?". Shaw Butte is the other sidShow more
#7 - North Mountain National Trail
Phoenix Mountain Preserve
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Length: 2.7 km • Est. 1 h 8 m
NOTE: Half of this trail is currently closed, making this an out and back. Please check with the Phoenix Mountain Preserve for more information.Show more
#8 - Shaw Butte via Shaw Butte Trailhead
Phoenix Mountain Preserve
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Length: 4.5 km • Est. 1 h 39 m
Shaw Butte via Shaw Butte Trailhead is a 4.5 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Phoenix, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offeShow more
#9 - Dixie Peak Trail
Phoenix Mountain Preserve
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Length: 4.3 km • Est. 1 h 41 m
Dixie Peak Trail is a 4.3 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Phoenix, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actiShow more
#10 - L.V. Yates to "Two Bit" Peak Loop
Phoenix Mountain Preserve
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Length: 4.3 km • Est. 1 h 40 m
L.V. Yates to "Two Bit" Peak Loop is a 4.3 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Phoenix, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily uShow more
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