H-1 to H-4 Trails Loop

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H-1 to H-4 Trails Loop is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Glendale, Arizona that features a lake 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
2.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
423 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

trail running

walking

lake

wildlife

Thunderbird Park in Glendale, AZ consists of 5 H-Trails, named so because of the Hedgpeth Hills through which they wind. H-1: One-Way - 5.0 miles H-1a: Loop trail - 2.5 miles - 400 foot elevation gain - H-2: One-Way - 1.35 miles - 385 foot elevation gain (accessed via H-1 trail) - ascends Pinnacle Peak - connects with the H-1 to form a loop H-3: One-Way - 2.6 miles - 550 foot elevation gain - 1.5 hours est time - connects with the H-1 to form a loop H-4: One-Way - 1.3 miles - 350 foot elevation gain - .1.5 hours est time - connects with the H-1 via spur trail H-4a or H-4b to form a loop H-5: One-Way - 0.75 miles There are a number of "spur trails" that connect the various main trails. Although the trails are described as "Out and Back" or "One-Way" and the distances show that scenario, most people the use this trail network take a combination of trails that form an overall loop. To get one's true distance traveled, a pedometer is needed. Overall, there are a total of over 20 miles of trails in the network through the Hedgpeth Hills.

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It is a good morning hike

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going clockwise provides a moderate uphill start and a fairly easy finish. my wife and I are new to AZ hiking and are both over 70 so this is a good way to start. Lots of hikers on a beautiful Sunday.

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