South Mountain Trails (Desert Classic Trail)

MODERATE 170 reviews
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South Mountain Trails (Desert Classic Trail) is a 5.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Phoenix, Arizona and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
5.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
764 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

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Great hike, definitely a workout 

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Great hike. Many connecting paths and intersections that allow you to moderate the difficulty.

We did run into a rattler by the power line at night. Make sure to remember the difference between the buzz of the lines and the sound of the snake!

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