Pinnacle Peak Park, Scottsdale

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Pinnacle Peak Park features a 2.8 km (1.75 mi) hiking trail with three rock-climbing spots and a desert environment, highlighted by treelike cacti and rich wildlife. Free-roaming mule deer, coyotes, mountain lions, bobcats, and foxes inhabit the park's 61 hectares (150 acres), along with numerous other critters, including an abundance of snakes and lizards. You can begin the hike at the visitor center, which offers water and restrooms. Follow the moderate hike, with several ups and downs, to get to the final point, at an elevation of 880 m (2,890 ft). From there, you'll see the 966 m (3,169 ft) Pinnacle Peak summit, which can only be reached by rock climbers. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Pinnacle Peak Park and many more Scottsdale attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Scottsdale trip builder app.
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  • Really enjoyed our hike. The temperature in October was perfect. Just the right level of difficulty to get some exercise but not just be exhausted. Several scenic views of the valley. Definitely not.....  more
    Really enjoyed our hike. The temperature in October was perfect. Just the right level of difficulty to get some exercise but not just be exhausted. Several scenic views of the valley. Definitely not.....  more »
  • We recently moved to Phoenix and have hiked on quite a few trails. So far, the Pinnacle Peak Trail has been a favorite due to the scenery and good trail conditions. It appeared that this trail was... 
    We recently moved to Phoenix and have hiked on quite a few trails. So far, the Pinnacle Peak Trail has been a favorite due to the scenery and good trail conditions. It appeared that this trail was...  more »
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  • My all time favorite hike. Seem to always run into friends. Love it! Always help tourist take their photos. A good workout with close to 4 miles if you run all the way to gate. Fun to run, but caution to the several other hikers. Near Four Seasons Resort. Enjoy!
  • Beautiful scenery and an even better hiking trail! Not to challenging if a hike, the elevation changes are always the most challenging part in my opinion. Glad we went earlier in the morning when it was nice and cool. I’d imagine it gets quite hot. Beautiful landscape and more Cacti than you can count! So much diverse wildlife! love how they have educational tidbits as you walk!

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