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Camelback Mountain Summit Trail

Phoenix, AZ

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A nice, quick, steep little leg-burner. The Echo Canyon parking area & trail are closed for improvements & parking expansion through Fall and Winter 2013. It's ok though, just take the Cholla trail that you can access via E Cholla Lane.

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Shadow mountain
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

I like this one, short and sweet. Maybe a couple of miles if you walk around. A little hard to find a place to park so you can enter the area tho. Thanks Phoenix. There are some trails that go around the bottom that I would classify as easy, good for trail running or hiking. If you want to go up it gets a little more towards moderate and difficult when you get to the peak, but the wrap around view is awesome! and not a soul in sight when I went.

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Wind Cave Trail
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

This trail was a little more out of the way and you have to pay to get into the park, but it was a nice trail and not alot of people. great bottom area, very scenic and then you get into a moderate climb up along the side of a ridge. Great scenery up top.

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Dreamy Draw Nature Trail
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

Nice area, i did a short route just checking things out, plus it was 98 :)
Great for low key hiking. would be great for kids, trail running and biking. I like that there is a paved walk way also running along 51. There is alot to explore, I'll be back soon.

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Tom's Thumb Trail
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

Still my favorite hike, enough out of the way there is not a lot of people. there are trails at the bottom that are easy and if you want to climb to the top the trail is a good hike, very scenic with several ridges to top that will break up the incline and give your legs a break. There are bathrooms at the bottom and the big rocks especially at the top are very cool.

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Los Burros
by Lorin Larson

2 Completed 1 Reviews

Sorry I misspelled listed.

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Los Burros
by Lorin Larson

2 Completed 1 Reviews

READ THIS FIRST!!!! The directions listened for the trail head is not accurate! The trail head is actually at the Los Burros camp site off the Vernon McNary road. Nothing to hard. I think it's more of a cross country trail. Easily marked just follow the blue diamonds.

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Squaw Peak - 32nd St Trailhead
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

My first hike since moving to AZ from MI and this did not disappoint! wonderful views of the valley from the top. Good for beginners, only a few steeper spots but nothing to write home about. Very pretty, scenic hike. Took us about an hour and a half

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Old Baldy Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great day hike, but I would recommend going in the early afternoon. Sun exposure is very high while hiking the east facing slope of Old Baldy if you go in the morning so be sure to bring sunscreen if you go then!

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Indian Spring Wash Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

I attempted to go to this trail today and it's closed as of 2014 there is a gate that prevents any vehicle from going past it but it looks like it could be open to hikers

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Squaw Peak - 32nd St Trailhead
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

Good workout, alot of stair climbing type hiking. moderate hike with great views at the top. Worth the hike but can be a little crowded.

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