Desert Classic Trail

EASY 49 reviews
#19 of 71 trails in

Desert Classic Trail is a 8.8 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Phoenix, Arizona that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
8.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
698 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

dogs on leash

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

no shade

23 days ago

Good flat trail for fast runs. Little rollers here and there to keep it from being too monotonous.

mountain biking
3 months ago

This trail is no easy trail. It has many different 10% ascent/descent valleys and gulleys. It is definitely a moderate trail since they have refurbished this trail within the last 6 mos.

8 months ago

Good for beginner mountain biking. Very flat.

8 months ago

nice trail for running...

trail running
Friday, June 02, 2017

Good trail with a mix of hills and sandy areas to train.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

I come to this trail specifically for running because it's away from the touristy trail (Telegraph Pass) and there are some hilly parts to make the run more interesting.

mountain biking
Sunday, January 03, 2016

Nice trail for those just getting into mountain biking or for those that want a long stroll.

trail running
Friday, June 26, 2015

A very simple trail. There is a regular change between slight inclines and declines with the occasional gulch to keep things interesting. The path is easy to follow and runs between South Mountain and the neighborhoods just south of it. At 6:30 in the morning I passed a dozen of hikers and even more mountain bikers, so expect it to be crowded. Overall, I'd say this trail is nice for an easy run or bike ride, but is often busy and lacks many of the beautiful views that are common with the other nearby trails.

trail running
4 days ago

mountain biking
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mountain biking
9 months ago

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hiking
Sunday, July 23, 2017

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