Silent SundaySilent SundayParks and Recreation<div class="ExternalClassC844FF0A0EBC4ECDB3E3FA73589CA37D"><p>​Silent Sunday is held each Sunday. On those days, the park’s main roadway will be closed to motor vehicle traffic at the one-mile mark into the park from 5 to 10 a.m. on the first, second, third and fifth Sunday; and from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. (park operating hours) on the fourth Sunday. During those times on those days, the park’s roadways are reserved for non-motorized activities such as walking, cycling, jogging, hiking, etc. </p><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span>On Silent Sunday, park visitors who would like to park near the main Central Ave. entrance can do so in the Activity Complex, which can be accessed just inside the entry gate and within proximity to several popular trails and the <a href="https://smeec.org/" target="_blank">South Mountain Environmental Education Center</a>. Trailheads not accessed via the main Central Ave. entrance are not impacted by the Silent Sunday closures.</p><p><a href="/parks/trails/locations/south-mountain">Learn more by visiting the South Mountain Park/Preserve webpage</a>.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p></div>10/20/2019 12:00:00 PM10/20/2019 5:00:00 PMParks and Recreation Department, Natural Resources Division602-495-5458South Mountain Park/Preserve, 10919 S. Central Ave. ​Silent Sunday is held each Sunday. On those days, the park’s main roadway will be closed to motor vehicle traffic at the one-mile mark into the park from 5 to 10 a.m. on the first, second, third and fifth Sunday; and from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. (park operating hours) on the fourth Sunday. During those times on those days, the park’s roadways are reserved for non-motorized activities such as walking, cycling, jogging, hiking, etc. On Silent Sunday, park visitors who would like to park near the main Central Ave. entrance can do so in the Activity Complex, which can be accessed just inside the entry gate and within proximity to several popular trails and the South Mountain Environmental Education Center . Trailheads not accessed via the main Central Ave. entrance are not impacted by the Silent Sunday closures. Learn more by visiting the South Mountain Park/Preserve webpage .