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Phoenix Sonoran Desert Preserve

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Recommended Routes in Phoenix Sonoran Desert Preserve - 2

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Favorite Looking towards Ridgeback Overlook from Apache Vista.
Intermediate

Phoenix Sonoran Desert Preserve

5.6 mi 9.0 km 697' Up 212.42 m Up 697' Down 212.42 m Down

Cave Creek, AZ
Favorite Sunset over Apache Wash.
Intermediate

Apache Wash Trail Loop

6.8 mi 10.9 km 218' Up 66.52 m Up 219' Down 66.63 m Down

Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix Sonoran Desert Preserve Hiking

  • 70 Miles 112 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 12 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 13 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Phoenix Sonoran Desert Preserve - 23

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4.0 mi 6.4 km #1Dixie Mountain Loop
Intermediate
Anthem, AZ
Intermediate
Anthem, AZ 10 
1.7 mi 2.7 km #2Ridgeback Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cave Creek, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Cave Creek, AZ
1.1 mi 1.8 km #3Desert Tortoise Trail
Intermediate
Anthem, AZ
Intermediate
Anthem, AZ
1.5 mi 2.3 km #4Cactus Wren Trail
Intermediate
Cave Creek, AZ
Intermediate
Cave Creek, AZ
0.5 mi 0.8 km #5Apache Vista
Intermediate
Cave Creek, AZ
Intermediate
Cave Creek, AZ
1.4 mi 2.2 km #6Sonoran Foothills
Easy
Anthem, AZ
Easy
Anthem, AZ
3.2 mi 5.1 km #7Dixie Mountain Bypass
Easy/Intermediate
Anthem, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Anthem, AZ
6.2 mi 10.0 km #8Apache Wash Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Cave Creek, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Cave Creek, AZ
0.2 mi 0.4 km #9Dixie Summit Trail
Difficult
Anthem, AZ
Difficult
Anthem, AZ
7.2 mi 11.5 km #10Sidewinder Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cave Creek, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Cave Creek, AZ

Photos of Phoenix Sonoran Desert Preserve - 24

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Sunset over Apache Wash.
Jul 19, 2019 near Cave Creek, AZ
Beautiful Mountains
Dec 4, 2015 near Cave Creek, AZ
Looking towards Ridgeback Overlook from Apache Vista.
Dec 4, 2015 near Cave Creek, AZ
Ballooning in Arizona.
Jul 19, 2019 near Anthem, AZ
Concrete marker
Dec 4, 2015 near Cave Creek, AZ
Apache Wash Trailhead
Dec 4, 2015 near Cave Creek, AZ
A Great Horned Owl spotted along the Hawks Nest Trail.
Apr 9, 2017 near Anthem, AZ
Hot Air Balloons over the Dixie Mountain Loop trail
Jun 19, 2018 near Anthem, AZ