Parking/Entrance Hours5 a.m. to 9 p.m.*
*Extended summer hours in effect August 5 through September 30, 2017
Trail Hours:5 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Ranger Office: 602-262-7901Natural Resources Office(Business Hours Only): 602-495-5458
Contact Natural Resource staff regarding resource management at desert preserves or call 602-261-8318
At 2,104 feet and 2,149 feet in elevation, respectively, North Mountain and Shaw Butte are landmark Phoenix peaks in their own right. This area offers summit climbs and an array of trails of all levels of difficulty.
Extended Summer Hours:
Parking/Entrance extended summer hours in effect August 5 through September 30, 2017
Review "Take a Hike. Do it Right." guidelines before visiting the trail.
The symbol to the right of each trail name represents the
Additional Information and History:
Around the turn of the century, the North Mountain area served as a campground for Phoenix Indian School’s pupils and their families. There are a number of closed mining shafts and pits, evidence of the history of copper mining in Arizona.
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