Shaw Butte from 15th Avenue Trailhead

MODERATE 16 reviews
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Shaw Butte from 15th Avenue Trailhead is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Phoenix, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
748 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

nature trips

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no shade

13 days ago

Lots of options of trails to take. There are some pretty good hills, but the views make it worth it.

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rocky
1 month ago

The trail is listed as moderate but I think that’s if you hike a lot and really fit. From the 15th street entrance it is 1 mile straight up. Bring lots of water.

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1 month ago

I used to go to the top of the mountain when I lived here in high school but was unaware of the trail on the other side. Thanks to AllTrails I can now explore without getting lost. This is a typical desert trail with a nice incline. If you do the loop you get to go up twice! I didnt linger at the top because of the cell towers. The back side of the mountain feels a little more remote as the view is all desert and mountain.

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rocky
2 months ago

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3 months ago

This was a nice hike. Short, decent workout. There is an interesting broken down building halfway up. Several huge antennas interfere with the view. People with dogs off leash irritate me. Other than that, nice hike. No bathrooms and poor parking situation.

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rocky
3 months ago

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4 months ago

Beautiful morning hike.

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4 months ago

My first time back on a trail in a LONG time. Steep at the start but that’s the worst of it.

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Saturday, February 17, 2018

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