Tempe, AZ Trails and Parks

Tempe has 7 trails in the vicinity, including 4 hiking trails and 3 for mountain biking. These trails range from 1.9 to 17.6 miles in length. The most popular trails are Desert Classic Trail, Indian Bend Wash Greenbelt and Papago Park: Double Butte Loop Trail. Trails.com member Holly L. recently completed Papago Park: Double Butte Loop Trail.
  • Desert Classic Trail

    3 Reviews

    Tempe, AZ

    This well-named trail is a delightful cruise along the foothills of South Mountain. The route lies in the narrow corridor of desert foothills between the suburbs of Chandler, which have crept ...
    •  4 hours
    •  17.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This well-named trail is a delightful cruise along the foothills of South Mountain. The route lies in the narrow corridor ...

  • Papago Park: Double Butte Loop Trail

    1 Reviews

    Tempe, AZ

    An easy loop hike that makes a great introduction to desert hiking.
    •  1 hour
    •  2.3 miles
    •  Guide

    An easy loop hike that makes a great introduction to desert hiking.

  • North Mountain National Trail

    1 Reviews

    Tempe, AZ

    A fun moderate hike that traverses 2,104-foot North Mountain in north Phoenix.
    •  1 hour
    •  1.9 miles
    •  Guide

    A fun moderate hike that traverses 2,104-foot North Mountain in north Phoenix.

  • Indian Bend Wash Greenbelt

    0 Reviews

    Tempe, AZ

    The Greenbelt Pathway snakes through a wide swath of greenery in the middle of a thriving desert city, providing a lush oasis for numerous outdoor activities. The Indian Bend Wash Greenbelt ...
    •  3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Greenbelt Pathway snakes through a wide swath of greenery in the middle of a thriving desert city, providing a lush oasis ...

  • Papago Park

    0 Reviews

    Tempe, AZ

    Centrally located, North Mountain provides Phoenix residents with an excellent hike for daily exercise. The North Mountain National Trail is short, steep, paved, and accessible nearly around ...
    •  1 hour
    •  2.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Centrally located, North Mountain provides Phoenix residents with an excellent hike for daily exercise. The North Mountain ...

  • Javeline Loop

    0 Reviews

    Tempe, AZ

    This is a very enjoyable loop with only a few difficult sections. It's located in south Phoenix. Tread: Singletrack.
    •  1.5 hours
    •  5.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a very enjoyable loop with only a few difficult sections. It's located in south Phoenix. Tread: Singletrack.

  • Pima Loop

    0 Reviews

    Tempe, AZ

    This ride combines Margies Cove and Technical Loop Trails into a short, but challenging, ride north of Pima Canyon Trailhead. The area is laced with many trails that can be confusing, but it's ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  3.1 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride combines Margies Cove and Technical Loop Trails into a short, but challenging, ride north of Pima Canyon Trailhead. ...