60 Hikes: Phoenix
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60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Phoenix
Inside 60 Hikes: Phoenix
Part of the 60-Hikes Series by Menasha Ridge Press, this book features 60 choice trails within a short drive of Phoenix. Look inside the book for:
  • Insightful preface by the author
  • Introduction loaded with desert-hiking tips
  • Hikes conveniently organized by regions
  • Classified by length, difficulty, scenery, etc.
  • Overview map showing location of each hike
  • Listings of hiking stores and map vendors
  • Listings of local hiking organizations
  • Comprehensive glossary of hiking lingo
  • Each hike offers a concise summary
  • GPS coordinates and directions to trailheads
  • Key At-A-Glance info with vital hike stats
  • GPS-based maps and elevation profiles
  • Detailed and accurate trail narratives
  • Scenic photographs from the trails
Some Featured Trails:
#Trail NameBrief Description
3Camelback MountainScenic but rigorous climb up Camelback Mtn
6Murphy Bridle PathHistoric shaded walk along Central Avenue
11Piestewa PeakPopular hike up to Piestewa (Squaw) Peak
13Shaw Butte TrailView-studded North Phoenix Hike
14National TrailFull-day adventure in South Mountain Park
17Indian Bend WashWalk / bike / skate the Scottsdale Greenbelt
20Pinnacle PeakPretty hike near the NE Scottsdale landmark
23Wind Cave TrailUnique feature in Usery Park (east Mesa)
24Boulder CanyonGorgeous Superstitions hike at Canyon Lake
31Peralta TrailWeaver's Needle vista in Superstition Mtns
32Picketpost MountainShort but challenging trail near Superior
33Reavis FallsHidden waterfall in the Superstitions
35Rogers CanyonVisit ancient Salado Indian cliff dwellings
37Superstition RidgelineDeath March: Siphon Draw, Flatiron & more!
38Barnhardt TrailScenic canyon & waterfalls in the Mazatzals
40Cave Creek TrailTranquil creek-side stroll near Seven Springs
42Browns PeakTricky scramble to the tallest of Four Peaks
45Palo Verde TrailLakeshore hike on the banks of Bartlett Lake
47Tonto NarrowsSplash around in Tonto Creek near Payson
52Ford CanyonEnjoy scenic White Tank Mountains (west)
54Poland CreekSecret swimming hole in the Bradshaws
55Vulture PeakBeautiful desert trail near Wickenburg
57Picacho PeakGreat wildflower hike and fun scramble
58Quartz PeakSecluded ridge-walk in the Sierra Estrellas
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