South Mountain Park - Pima Canyon Trailhead is one of The 15 Best Hiking Trails in Phoenix.

1. South Mountain Park - Pima Canyon Trailhead

9.2
9904 S. 48th St. (48th St. & Guadalupe Rd.), Phoenix, AZ
Hiking Trail · Ahwatukee Foothills · 16 tips and reviews

asegayasegay: Great hiking trails with friends and family. The weather is warming up so this is a great place to hike & chat. There are many trail to choose from which make it more fun. Just minutes away from ASU.

Marianne R.Marianne Riddell: Beautiful. Paths for all levels.

SummerSummer: Numerous trail heads, lots of parking spots, and endless miles of trails. Bathrooms at most of the trailheads and the park is easily accessible from Phoenix, Tempe & Ahwatukee.

Apache Wash Trailhead is one of The 15 Best Hiking Trails in Phoenix.

2. Apache Wash Trailhead

9.1
E Sonoran Desert Dr, Phoenix, AZ
Hiking Trail · Deer Valley · 2 tips and reviews

Devin W.Devin Ward: Amazing trails!

Bryan E.Bryan Einwalter: Great hiking! Quiet.

Dreamy Draw Hiking Area is one of The 15 Best Hiking Trails in Phoenix.

3. Dreamy Draw Hiking Area

8.9
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking Trail · Camelback East · 10 tips and reviews

Kelly N.Kelly Nish: I went hiking here with my boyfriend & dog & it was quite an adventure! It's tucked away & a change of pace compared to Camelback. It was pretty busy on a Saturday morning, but try a weekday.

Jeanna J.Jeanna Jeanna: Don't smoke on the trail!

Bo B.Bo Buchanan: Follow the trail under 51 for a new adventure!

Thunderbird Mountain is one of The 15 Best Hiking Trails in Phoenix.

4. Thunderbird Mountain

9.3
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking Trail · Deer Valley · 17 tips and reviews

Stephen A.Stephen Abbott: I love this mountain. Really puts a perspective on your day when hiking it. I try to get up it at least 3 times a week and wish i could do more... As a matter of fact, i will.

Elizabeth S.Elizabeth Soper: Beautiful hiking trails. Quick and easy ones and ones that are longer and bit more work.

Mary Kate L.Mary Kate Lau: Probably the friendliest trail in the valley. I've never heard "Good Morning!" so many times in my life.

Camelback Mountain Summit Trail is one of The 15 Best Hiking Trails in Phoenix.

5. Camelback Mountain Summit Trail

8.8
Echo Canyon, Phoenix, AZ
Hiking Trail · Camelback East · 18 tips and reviews

Jessi S.Jessi Schultz: If you are looking for a relaxing hike, filled with beautiful sites to see, this is the right trail! But, make sure to allot at least three hours if you plan to go all the way to the top.

Jocelyn G.Jocelyn Gee: Bring a camera, the view is more amazing than I thought it would be.

Trails.comTrails.com: 2,704-foot peak,highest point in the Phoenix Mountains, is a two-summited mountain that looks like a kneeling camel to the imaginative eye.The 1.16-mile Summit Trail, one of most popular in the area.

Phoenix Mountain Preserve (32nd Street access) is one of The 15 Best Hiking Trails in Phoenix.

6. Phoenix Mountain Preserve (32nd Street access)

8.8
N 32nd St & E Lincoln Dr, Phoenix, AZ
Hiking Trail · Camelback East · 6 tips and reviews

Joel S.Joel Solomon: Basically a paved/cobbled trail. Good for dates or easy hikes.

Corey F.Corey Frederic: Great views from our office

Ashley B.Ashley Batrouny Tasse: This is a great moderate trail with hills and valleys! If you hike over the hump, it will lead you to the back parking lot for Squaw Peak! Always bring lots of water!

South Mountain Hiking Trails is one of The 15 Best Hiking Trails in Phoenix.

7. South Mountain Hiking Trails

8.7
S 48th St (at E Guadalupe Rd), Phoenix, AZ
Hiking Trail · South Mountain · 7 tips and reviews

Brian B.Brian Bell: There are many hiking trails in the South Mountain area and they don't have much elevation gain. Perfect for families and desert scenery. Bring LOTS OF WATER and be mindful of the heat.

Courtney S.Courtney Smith: I love hiking some of the trails on South Mountain. The one off 24th street is probably my favorite, but you will need someone strong to help you with some parts of it. The trail off Central too.

Michael T.Michael Thole: Get here before 8 if you want parking!

City Of Phoenix Sonoran Preserve Dixie Mountain Loop Trails is one of The 15 Best Hiking Trails in Phoenix.

8. City Of Phoenix Sonoran Preserve Dixie Mountain Loop Trails

8.6
1800 W Desert Vista Trail (at N Melvern Trail), Phoenix, AZ
Hiking Trail · Deer Valley · 5 tips and reviews

eric b.eric bornemann: Beautiful hiking area, close to the west side of phoenix with great trails and feels secluded even if it’s not. Desert tortoise loop is east and fun.

Michael C.Michael C: Gorgeous... beautiful hiking area

Camden S.Camden Sikes: It rained really hard on our hike, but it was still fun

Pyramid Trailhead is one of The 15 Best Hiking Trails in Phoenix.

9. Pyramid Trailhead

8.6
1900 W Chandler Blvd (19th Avenue), Phoenix, AZ
Hiking Trail · Ahwatukee Foothills · 4 tips and reviews

Jenn A.Jenn Aragon: this trail never seems to get any easier, but it's very fun and worth it to get up before sunrise and head to the top. the switch backs are the best in Ahwatukee!

Rusty A.Rusty Akers: Lots of options. Usually pretty uncrowded.

Jenn A.Jenn Aragon: This gain is pretty impressive! Get to the top for great views of the Estrella's!!

Desert Discovery Loop is one of The 15 Best Hiking Trails in Phoenix.

10. Desert Discovery Loop

8.6
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking Trail · Camelback East · 2 tips and reviews

Dana StarrDana Starr: This place is amazing, love all of the wildlife as well!

eric b.eric bornemann: Nice views at sunset

Echo Canyon Park / Camelback Trailhead is one of The 15 Best Hiking Trails in Phoenix.

11. Echo Canyon Park / Camelback Trailhead

8.6
E McDonald Dr, Phoenix, AZ
Hiking Trail · Camelback East · 48 tips and reviews

M T.M Taf: First half of the trail is a solid hike. The second half... You better bring gloves and real hiking shoes. It's extreme. Hands and knees climbing. Great views along the way.

Lindsey W.Lindsey Woody: be prepared to sweat! bring lots of water, preferably in a camelbak (no pun intended)!

Christian W.Christian Williams: Don't get helicoptered off the mountain!

Thunderbird Conservation Park is one of The 15 Best Hiking Trails in Phoenix.

12. Thunderbird Conservation Park

8.8
N 61ST Dr (59th Ave and Pinnacle Peak Rd), Glendale, AZ
Hiking Trail · Arrowhead Lakes · 16 tips and reviews

eric b.eric bornemann: Nice regional park with good trails. The loop trail up the mountain is good with awesome views for not much effort.

Tiffany W.Tiffany Winman: Don't leave valuables in the car while you hike. Someone broke into my car here.

ᴡ T.ᴡ Thompson: Lock your car, bring water!!!! Lots of it.

Phoenix Mountain Preserve is one of The 15 Best Hiking Trails in Phoenix.

13. Phoenix Mountain Preserve

8.6
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking Trail · North Mountain · 8 tips and reviews

Scott C.Scott Campbell: Great trails in the heart of the city.

Eddie N.Eddie Nichols: Good easy trails to hike

Chuck V.Chuck Via: Great place to go for a hike

Cholla Trail is one of The 15 Best Hiking Trails in Phoenix.

14. Cholla Trail

8.4
Cholla & Invergordon, Paradise Valley, AZ
Hiking Trail · 40 tips and reviews

Jessica L.Jessica Loeber: Beautiful view!! & a nice hike. Sometime it's a bit crowded

Jason N.Jason Nicholas: Bring water! Lots of water.

Philippe B.Philippe Bulens: Nice hike, be sure to bring plenty of water though as it tends to get hot.

Murphy Bridle Path is one of The 15 Best Hiking Trails in Phoenix.

15. Murphy Bridle Path

8.4
(E/W Northern Ave), Phoenix, AZ
Hiking Trail · 3 tips and reviews

Shannon M.Shannon Mahoney: I hope to be mayor one day! Wait and see

Shannon M.Shannon Mahoney: Even know busy it's still peacfull

Mark M.Mark McMinn: Jeff b learned about the trail from me....mayor indeed