Lookout and Shadow Mountain Trails​

 

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​Trail Descriptions

 

Lookout Mountain Park
1898 E. Evans Dr.
Park Hours: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Trail Hours: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.

 

Lookout Mountain Connector Trail #25 -Moderate/Difficult

Difficulty: Moderate/Difficult

Distance: 2.7 mi

Elevation Change: 100 ft.

     

Lookout Mountain Connector Trail #25A -Moderate/Difficult

Difficulty: Moderate/Difficult

Distance: 2.2 mi

Elevation Change: 100 ft.


 

Lookout Mountain Trailhead
15600 N. 16th St.
Parking & Entrance Hours:
Sunrise to 7 p.m. or Sunset, whichever comes first
Trail Hours: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.

 

Lookout Mountain Circumference Trail -Moderate/Difficult

Difficulty: Moderate/Difficult     

Access: Start from Lookout Mountain Trailhead. Proceed to Lookout Mountain Circumference Trail.

Lookout Mountain Circumference Trail is a natural desert material trail. The trail offers excellent views of surrounding mountain, north phoenix and east towards Scottsdale as well as nearby Shadow Mountain, North Mountain, and Shaw Butte.

Distance: 2.6 mi

Elevation Change: 150 ft.

  

Lookout Mountain Summit Trail -Moderate/Difficult

Difficulty: Moderate/Difficult

Access: Start from Lookout Mountain Trailhead to connect to Lookout Mountain Circumference Trail. Going west on Lookout Mountain Circumference Trail, procede left to connect to Lookout Mountain Summit Trail.

Distance: 0.6 mi

Elevation Change: 474 ft.


 

Shadow Mountain - Acoma Dr. Access
2601 E. Acoma Dr.
No designated trailhead or parking.
Limited street level parking only.
Trail Hours: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.

 

Shadow Mountain Big Loop Trail -Moderate/Difficult

Difficulty: Moderate/Difficult

Distance: 1.6 mi

Elevation Change: 260 ft.

 


Shadow Mountain - 28th St. Access
13800 N. 28th St.
No designated trailhead or parking.
Limited street level parking only.
Trail Hours: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.

 

Shadow Mountain Small Loop Trail -Moderate

Difficulty: Moderate   

Distance: 0.8 mi

Elevation Change: 65 ft.