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Best trails in Fountain Hills

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Looking for a great trail near Fountain Hills, Arizona? AllTrails has 26 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Lost Dutchman State Park or Phoenix Mountain Preserve, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Phoenix Mountain Preserve or Echo Canyon Park. Ready for some activity? There are 14 moderate trails in Fountain Hills ranging from 1.2 to 13.9 miles and from 1,443 to 3,648 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Fountain Hills
Top trails (26)
#1 - Sunrise Peak via Sunrise Trail
McDowell Sonoran Preserve
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
Sunrise Peak via Sunrise Trail is a 3.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Fountain Hills, Arizona that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is prShow more
#2 - Lower Salt River Nature Trail
Phon D Sutton Recreation Area
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h
Note: $12 parking feeShow more
#3 - Sunrise Trail
Fountain Hills, Arizona
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 44 m
Sunrise Trail is a 4.9 mile point-to-point trail located near Fountain Hills, Arizona that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nShow more
#4 - East End
McDowell Sonoran Preserve
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
East End is a 3.8 mile out and back trail located near Fountain Hills, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips.Show more
#5 - Thompson Peak
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 5 h 13 m
Thompsons Peak is a 9.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Fountain Hills, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#6 - Dixie Mine Trail
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
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Length: 11.1 mi • Est. 5 h 13 m
This trail is closed on holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years. Note: $2 fee to hike the trailShow more
#7 - Bell Pass and Windgate Pass Trail Loop
McDowell Sonoran Preserve
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Length: 9.9 mi • Est. 5 h 26 m
Bell Pass and Windgate Pass Trail Loop is a 9.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Fountain Hills, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is Show more
#8 - Fountain Hills Park
Fountain Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 30 m
Fountain Hills Park is a 1.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Fountain Hills, Arizona that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optShow more
#9 - Fountain Lake Overlook Loop Trail
Fountain Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
NOTE: Users have reported that this trail is Closed at night, as it goes through people's backyards, so please be respectful of landowners.Show more
#10 - Andrews Kinsey Trail
McDowell Sonoran Preserve
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
Note: Trail may be closed due to construction. Please refer to the park page before attempting.Show more
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