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Desert Park to Gateway Loop Fitness Hike

Gateway Trailhead 18333 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy., Scottsdale

Desert Park to Gateway Loop Fitness Hike at Gateway Trailhead. This Difficult hike will travel through the Silverleaf community, the Windgate Trail and then a short, steep climb to the Gateway Saddle with its great views. 6.8 miles with elevation gain of 700 ft over about 3.5 hours. For experienced hikers. Bathrooms available at the

Trailside Naturalist – Reptiles

Gateway Trailhead 18333 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy., Scottsdale

Stop by the Trailside Naturalist station at the Gateway Trailhead between 9-11 A.M. to learn about the various reptiles of the Sonoran Desert, their unique behavior, eating habits, and benefit to the ecosystem.