Thunderbird Park: H-Trail is a 3.6 mile loop trail located near Glendale, Arizona and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.
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.
Take 17 from Phoenix north to the West Pinnacle Peak Rd. exit. Turn left and continue on W. Pinnacle Peak Rd. to the first parking area just before 59th Avenue. W. Pinnacle Peak Rd. actually ends at this light. For additional parking, turn left at the light - two additional parking areas exist about 1/4 mile on the right.
Parking on W Pinnacle Peak Rd and on 59th Ave
Glendale Parks & Recreation
Phone Number: (623) 930-2820
Fax: (623) 931-9651
Mailing Address: 5850 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ 85301
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday