At the western end of the South Mountains is the San Juan Lookout. It can be accessed via the road system or a short 2 mile hike along the National Trail.
South Mountain Park
The Kiwanis Trail to the Ranger Trail Loop is a moderate 4.6 mile hike in the heart of South Mountain Park south of Phoenix, Arizona.
The Mormon Trail to Geronimo Trail Loop is a 6.5 mile hike that connects the two trail via the National Trail in South Mountain Park.