Category: South Mountain Park

Cholla Cactus and Mountains 0

National Trail to San Juan Lookout

Distance: 2 miles Type: Out and back Difficulty: Easy At the western end of the South Mountains is the San Juan Lookout. It can be accessed via the road system or a short hike...

Barrel Cactus in Desert Mountains 0

Kiwanis Trail to Ranger Trail Loop

Distance: 4.6 miles Type: Loop Difficulty: Moderate The Kiwanis Trail has a fair amount of sentimental value for me. Aside from a single road trip just before I moved out west for the first...

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Mormon to Geronimo Trail Loop

From the urban confines of Phoenix, the South Mountains don’t look terribly impressive, nor even very inviting. A hike into the mountains, however, reveals a fascinating desert environment with surprising seclusion from the constant...