Thunderbird Conservation Park, Glendale

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Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
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  • The Ghostrider of Hedgepeth Hills. (see attached articles) Back in 1936 the skeletons of a horse and man were found in these hills, along with his ring, knife, guns and a saddle. The saddle was... 
    The Ghostrider of Hedgepeth Hills. (see attached articles) Back in 1936 the skeletons of a horse and man were found in these hills, along with his ring, knife, guns and a saddle. The saddle was...  more »
  • great hiking, gets crowded so go early. have done several of the trails. you can do 2 to 8 miles depending on what you are looking for 
    great hiking, gets crowded so go early. have done several of the trails. you can do 2 to 8 miles depending on what you are looking for  more »
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  • I've hiked all three parts of this park about four times in the last year. I like it as there is great variety. However, the trail tread is tough in some areas. I know they lay that rolly poly rock to control erosion but it isn't the easiest to hike on. I do like the gradual approach to the peak on the NE section (Cholla Loop). The hike along Pinnace Peak Road is so noisy. I hiked over to the east side and did a couple of those trails and Sunrise Peak before heading back to hike the Flatlander Trail off of Coachwhip on the south park. There is a nice picnic area between the parks and an amphitheatre.
  • Great views of the valley of the sun while visiting from the Midwest. Nice 4 mile hike and not too challenging for someone (me) who is in okay shape but not conditioned for this type of activity because I live in the flatlands. 😂

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