Cactus has 11 hiking trails. These trails range from 0.8 to 4.2 miles in length. The most popular trails are Piestewa Peak: Dreamy Draw Nature Trail, Shaw Butte Trail and Piestewa Peak: Freedom Trail. Trails.com member Christina S. recently completed Piestewa Peak: Dreamy Draw Nature Trail.
Piestewa Peak: Circumference TrailView Trail Details
An excellent moderate hike that circumnavigates Piestewa Peak.
Piestewa Peak: Dreamy Draw Nature TrailView Trail Details
An easy scenic loop through desert foothills north of Piestewa Peak.
Shaw Butte TrailView Trail Details
Dotted with breathtaking views of Piestewa Peak and Camelback Mountain, Quartz Ridge Trail offers yet another scenic jaunt through the Phoenix ...
Lookout Mountain: Summit TrailView Trail Details
A short moderate hike to a nice viewpoint atop Lookout Mountain.
Piestewa Peak: Summit TrailView Trail Details
There are many reasons to take Freedom Trail over the popular Piestewa Peak Summit Trail (page 52). Some do it to get more scenic variety. Others ...
Piestewa Peak: Freedom TrailView Trail Details
A large oasis amid the sprawling city, Papago Park is to Phoenix what Central Park is to New York. Its distinctive red sandstone buttes and reflective ...
North Mountain National TrailView Trail Details
Lookout Mountain stands at the northern edge of the Phoenix Mountains Preserve and offers hikers a short but challenging climb to a 360-degree ...
A long rambling loop hike over and around Shaw Butte in the northern Phoenix Mountains.
Quartz Ridge TrailView Trail Details
For decades, Piestewa Peak (formerly Squaw Peak) Summit Trail 300 has carried the title of Phoenix’s most popular hiking trail. More people trample ...
Piestewa Peak: Mohave TrailView Trail Details
Good short nature trail that ends at a scenic viewpoint above Phoenix.
Piestewa Peak: Nature TrailView Trail Details
Good hike and trail with lots of desert plants and great views across Phoenix.