Trails and Desert Preserves

Take A Hike Do It Right - Logo-01.jpg​​Phoenix is home to more than 41,000 acres of desert parks and mountain preserves, and more than 200 miles of trails.


Get out and "Take a Hike.", but always "Do it Right."

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20-IN-'17 Hiking Challenge

Take the challenge! Discover 20 great trails, promote a healthy lifestyle and follow the "Take a Hike. Do it Right." guidelines.


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Hiking safety tips


Important Notices:

 

 

Trail Restrictions for Dogs - Dogs prohibited on trail when temperature is 100° or warmer4Trail Restrictions for Dogs - Dogs prohibited on trail when temperature is 100° or warmer<div class="ExternalClass2CC0A0158ABE4807B10863919E4E57EB"><p>Dogs are prohibited on <strong>ALL</strong> city of Phoenix hiking trails when the temperature is 100 degrees or warmer. </p><p><a href="http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/pets_safe_heat_wave.html?" target="_blank">Learn how to keep your pets safe during warm weather months.</a></p></div>5/3/2017 7:00:00 AM8/1/2017 7:00:00 AM
Heat Advisory3Heat Advisory<div class="ExternalClass0B12337F359B4FDC8525C8706510E9B5"><p>Triple-digit heat is in the forecast for the Phoenix area. City of Phoenix Park Rangers advise not hiking during these weather conditions and ask that you always follow these life-saving <a href="/parkssite/Documents/Take%20a%20Hike%20-%20Do%20it%20Right.pdf" target="_blank">"Take a Hike. Do it Right."</a> safety guidelines.</p><p>Monitor the <a href="https://weather.com/weather/today/l/USAZ0166:1:US" target="_blank">local forecast</a> and understand that all<a href="/parkssite/Documents/Trail%20Rating%20Guide.pdf" target="_blank"> trail difficulty ratings</a> are raised one level when the temperature is 100 degrees or warmer.<br></p></div>5/3/2017 7:00:00 AM8/31/2017 7:00:00 AM

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