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Recommended Routes in Scottsdale - 16

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Favorite Sunset over Phoenix while descending Camelback
Difficult

Camelback Mountain via Cholla Trail

3.2 mi 5.2 km 1,193' Up 363.49 m Up 1,190' Down 362.66 m Down

Paradis…, AZ
Favorite View north from near summit of Tom's Thumb.
Difficult

Tom's Thumb

4.4 mi 7.1 km 1,084' Up 330.45 m Up 1,084' Down 330.28 m Down

Rio Verde, AZ
Favorite Looking towards Ridgeback Overlook from Apache Vista.
Intermediate

Phoenix Sonoran Desert Preserve

5.6 mi 9.0 km 697' Up 212.42 m Up 697' Down 212.42 m Down

Cave Creek, AZ
Favorite Looking east from high point on Cactus Trail - the next segment from here goes through the notch in the rock outcropping
Intermediate

XTERRA Papago Urban Desert Trail Run 10k

6.4 mi 10.3 km 445' Up 135.71 m Up 450' Down 137.07 m Down

Tempe J…, AZ
Favorite Looking east from high point on Cactus Trail - the next segment from here goes through the notch in the rock outcropping
Intermediate

XTERRA Papago Urban Desert Trail Run 26k

8.7 mi 13.9 km 525' Up 159.88 m Up 529' Down 161.26 m Down

Tempe J…, AZ
Favorite There's gold in them thar hills
Difficult

Windgate to Bell Pass Loop

10.5 mi 16.9 km 2,082' Up 634.74 m Up 2,081' Down 634.38 m Down

Fountai…, AZ
Favorite Sunset over Apache Wash.
Intermediate

Apache Wash Trail Loop

6.8 mi 10.9 km 218' Up 66.52 m Up 219' Down 66.63 m Down

Phoenix, AZ
Favorite A lovely hillside of Saguaros
Difficult

8A-8B-200 Loop Near Piestewa

3.8 mi 6.0 km 917' Up 279.5 m Up 917' Down 279.63 m Down

Paradis…, AZ
Favorite View from Sunrise Peak, Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult

Sunrise to Andrews Kinsey Out-and-Back

9.1 mi 14.6 km 1,476' Up 449.81 m Up 1,475' Down 449.7 m Down

Fountai…, AZ

Scottsdale Running

  • 391 Miles 629 Kilometers of Trail
  • 16 Recommended Routes
  • 52 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 69 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 16 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Scottsdale - 121

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1Echo Canyon Summit Trail
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ 50 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #2Piestewa Peak Summit Trail #300
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ
Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ 44 
4.5 mi 7.2 km #3Granite Mountain Loop Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km #4Bell Pass Trail
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
3.2 mi 5.1 km #5Cholla Mountain Loop Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
1.9 mi 3.1 km #6Cone Mountain Trail
Easy
Carefree, AZ
Easy
Carefree, AZ
3.1 mi 4.9 km #7Windgate Pass Trail
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
1.4 mi 2.3 km #8Maverick Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
1.0 mi 1.5 km #9Chuckwagon Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
0.9 mi 1.5 km #10Vaquero Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ

Photos of Scottsdale - 168

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Sunset over Phoenix while descending Camelback
Mar 8, 2019 near Paradis…, AZ
Sunset on Camelback
Mar 8, 2019 near Paradis…, AZ
Mammillaria Grahamii - Arizona Fishhook Cactus
Jul 17, 2018 near Tempe J…, AZ
Papago Cactus late May
Jun 24, 2018 near Tempe J…, AZ
Lupines and poppies bloom along the Granite Mountain Loop.
Mar 21, 2017 near Carefree, AZ
View of Pinnacle Peak, Carefree, AZ
Feb 14, 2018 near Carefree, AZ
View from Sunrise Peak, Fountain Hills, AZ
Feb 14, 2018 near Fountai…, AZ
Sunset over Apache Wash.
Jul 19, 2019 near Cave Creek, AZ