Deem Hills Circumference Trail

MODERATE 240 reviews

Deem Hills Circumference Trail is a 5.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Parkview Estates, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from February until November. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

5.6 miles
784 feet

dog friendly

kid friendly



horseback riding

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running




wild flowers


17 days ago

Good day hike. Gets hot mid day.

22 days ago

Loved this hike! So many different types of scenery. Nice that there was water about half way through to refill our bottles.

24 days ago

Love doing this hike before work and see the sun rise from the top! Easy up but don’t think it’s well marked.

1 month ago

This is one of my regular hikes. There are crowds on the weekend, but during the week if I have a chance I love this trail. It is well maintained and a good workout. It's also great for trail running. Bring your dog, but keep an eye out for chuckwallas, and snakes.

1 month ago

Got smoked on this trail! SUCH a good workout no matter which trail you take. I’ve mixed it up quite a bit and have gotten really warped! Good times. Be sure to bring a snack or two if you plan on staying for the longer hikes. I definitely got hungry and was desperate for energy.

3 months ago

Nice long hike. Feels like you’re further out in the wilderness than you actually are. We did see a very large Coyote. But we just hung back until he moved on.

trail running
3 months ago

I'm still exploring, but this is my favorite trail to run in the area so far. Great distance, good elevation, plenty of small trails to add on, and beautiful scenery.

3 months ago

Took us about 2 hours to finish this at a more fast pace with short stops. Started 7:15am, ended 9:35am. I brought snacks but I feel I could have just left them in the car. Of course, water is always needed. Saw maybe 5 people there but looked to get more busy around 9am. I'll most likely come back when I need a quick trail to do close by.

3 months ago

Great trails.

5 months ago

Been wanting to try this trail for awhile. Very limited parking at trail head, but not an issue at 8:45 am this Tuesday. I didn't experience any challenges until at least the halfway point when the inclines became more frequent. I'd classify my hiking ability at about intermediate but at a casual pace, so for me, being somewhat out of shape, I found I needed to take short breaks after some of the climbs. Decent workout but personally I found the trail itself and the views quite boring.

5 months ago

Really nice hike with the doggo on a Sunday afternoon.

6 months ago

Broke my ankle there but was a nice trip till that point

10 months ago

hike 6/4+

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

refreshing trail and loved it!

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Extremely well marked, easy to moderate path. It's a 9.5 km loop which we did easily in 2 hours. If you are a trail runner it would be a good one to run.
The view wasn't as nice as some of the other hikes we did this week.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

nice 6 mile hike in the city

Sunday, March 05, 2017

nice trail lots of hiking options if you want a shorter hike or a longer hike just add in more trails

Saturday, February 18, 2017

So green out, starting to see some wildflowers. It will be amazing in a week or so!

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Great hiking trails and so so for mountain biking. I've done both here and I think they are better left for the hiker and trail runner. Just remember that if you are going to use this trail for biking, to use trail etiquette and give horses and hikers the right of way.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Great loop trail, excellent cardiovascular workout, a favorite of mine.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Great place with so many different trails

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

I really liked this hike. When I went there were very few people out so it was nice and quiet and secluded. Not much of an elevation gain and the views are just okay, but worth it for the seclusion. My 10 yr old pup did really great with this trail too.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Loved the decorated Palo Verde "Christmas" tree at the top. Good hike great views.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Less rocky than Thunderbird. Nice trail variations.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Relatively long and lots of ups and downs. Lots of commutation and permutations as there are short trails within the trail

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Relatively long, but easy hike. Lots of trail variations to try.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

fun hike, no obvious summit, a bit strenuous for mary and john

Monday, September 26, 2016

Convenient moderate trail.

Sunday, September 04, 2016


Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Seems easier if you go clockwise. You get the hardest elevation out of the way early. When it's over 100 degrees, I'm all about easier. Nice trail. Well marked and maintained. If you want more than 6 miles, there are numerous side trails.

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