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Recommended Routes in Scottsdale - 12

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Favorite Sunset over Phoenix while descending Camelback
Difficult 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
Explore in 3D
Favorite View from the trail.
Difficult 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
Explore in 3D
Favorite There's gold in them thar hills
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/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
Explore in 3D
Favorite Looking east from high point on Cactus Trail - the next segment from here goes through the notch in the rock outcropping
Intermediate 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
Explore in 3D
Favorite Looking east from high point on Cactus Trail - the next segment from here goes through the notch in the rock outcropping
Intermediate 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
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Favorite View from Sunrise Peak, Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult 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
Explore in 3D
Favorite Destination...Tom Thumb
Intermediate Intermediate

Easy Rolling 6

5.5 mi 8.9 km 628' Up 191.44 m Up 633' Down 193 m Down

Fountai…, AZ
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Favorite Cathedral Rock
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

Brown's Ranch

10.5 mi 16.9 km 500' Up 152.51 m Up 496' Down 151.19 m Down

Carefree, AZ
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Favorite Destination...Tom Thumb
Difficult Difficult

Tom's Thumb from Gateway

12.6 mi 20.2 km 2,591' Up 789.85 m Up 2,588' Down 788.82 m Down

Fountai…, AZ
Explore in 3D
Favorite Papago Cactus late May
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

Double Butte Loop

2.3 mi 3.7 km 115' Up 35.02 m Up 117' Down 35.78 m Down

Tempe J…, AZ
Explore in 3D
Favorite Lupines and poppies bloom along the Granite Mountain Loop.
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

Granite Mountain Loop

6.3 mi 10.2 km 447' Up 136.18 m Up 446' Down 136.09 m Down

Rio Verde, AZ
Explore in 3D
Favorite Looking west from high point on Cactus Trail
Difficult Difficult

Lizard/Cactus Over-the-Rock Loop

2.0 mi 3.3 km 109' Up 33.35 m Up 111' Down 33.86 m Down

Tempe J…, AZ
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Scottsdale Running

  • 218 Miles 350 Kilometers of Trail
  • 12 Recommended Routes
  • 45 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 52 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 18 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Scottsdale - 103

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1Echo Canyon Summit Trail
Difficult Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ
Difficult Difficult
Paradise Valley, AZ 60 
3.7 mi 5.9 km #2Gateway Loop Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ 24 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #3Pinnacle Peak
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Carefree, AZ 16 
3.3 mi 5.3 km #4Bell Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Fountain Hills, AZ
4.5 mi 7.2 km #5Granite Mountain Loop Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
3.2 mi 5.1 km #6Cholla Mountain Loop Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
1.9 mi 3.1 km #7Cone Mountain Trail
Easy Easy
Carefree, AZ
Easy Easy
Carefree, AZ
3.1 mi 4.9 km #8Windgate Pass Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Fountain Hills, AZ
1.0 mi 1.5 km #9Chuckwagon Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
1.4 mi 2.3 km #10Maverick Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate Intermediate
Carefree, AZ

Photos of Scottsdale - 177

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Lupines and poppies bloom along the Granite Mountain Loop.
Mar 21, 2017 near Carefree, AZ
View from Sunrise Peak, Fountain Hills, AZ
Feb 14, 2018 near Fountai…, AZ
View of Pinnacle Peak, Carefree, AZ
Feb 14, 2018 near Carefree, AZ
Papago Cactus late May
Jun 24, 2018 near Tempe J…, AZ
Mammillaria Grahamii - Arizona Fishhook Cactus
Jul 17, 2018 near Tempe J…, AZ
Sunset on Camelback
Mar 8, 2019 near Paradis…, AZ
Sunset over Phoenix while descending Camelback
Mar 8, 2019 near Paradis…, AZ
View from the trail.
Nov 16, 2021 near Rio Verde, AZ

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