South Mountain-National Trail Professional Guide
Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook
"National Trail is the longest and grandest of all the trails in South Mountain Park/Preserve. It offers sweeping city vistas, secluded desert valleys, interesting rock formations, ancient Hohokam petroglyphs, historic abandoned mineshafts, and an all-day hike to delight hardy outdoors enthusiasts.
National Trail, the longest trail in the park, offers day hikers a complete South Mountain experience. It’s also a segment of the regional Sun Circle and Maricopa trail systems. In addition to being a superb hike showcasing the best features of the park, National Trail is one of the country’s premier mountain-biking destinations."