ElevationAscent: 290' 88 m
Descent: -361' -110 m
High: 2,957' 901 m
Low: 2,616' 797 m
GradeAvg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 5% (3°)
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“One of the best trails in the preserve, featuring various terrain types.”— Gregory White
The trail offers up a fine variety of trail for the preserve. In the Northeast part of the trail you can experience many large Saguaro, Staghorn and Cholla cactus in addition quite a few large Yuccas. Though spiny, the vegetation makes for some great views.
The trail is a little rougher than most of the trails in the preserve, but still is considered an easy trail due to its gentle grades. Since this trail is far from the trailheads, it is a great choice on weekends or when it is crowded, as few people make it quite so far.
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Land Manager: City of Scottsdale