Desert Parks and Mountain 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."

20 in 17 logo20-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:



Highlights & Projects:

View updates for the South Mountain Park Trails Master Plan:

South Mountain Trail System - planning and preservation

Pima Canyon Trailhead Improvement Project: