Hills detailed map
It is important to remember that the Phoenix mountain preserves are open,
undeveloped desert areas. Please use care when heading out as hikers routinely
encounter rocky terrain, rattlesnakes and other potential hazards native to the
Sonoran Desert. If you encounter a rattlesnake, allow it space and time to
escape. Check out safety
tips for a full list of ways to enjoy your outing.
The symbols to the left of each trail name represent difficulty ratings. Click on any icon to
see full descriptions of the rating categories.
Here are more specifics for each trail:
Deem Hills Circumference Trail
Elevation Range: 1,488 ft. – 1,794 ft.
Elevation gain: 306 ft
Length: 1.45 miles
Elevation Range: 1,697 ft. – 2,050
Difficulty: Moderately Difficult
Elevation Gain: 353 ft
Length: 1.53 miles
Elevation Range: 1,492 ft. –
Elevation Gain: 395 ft
Length: 0.64 miles
Elevation Range: 1,672 ft. –
Elevation Gain: 158 ft
Length: 0.33 miles
In total, almost 9.5 miles of trail are open for recreation with great views
of Phoenix and the surrounding mountains to the west and north.
For general information: 602