18333 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy. Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Located on the east side of Thompson Peak Rd. between Legacy Blvd. and Bell Rd.
The Gateway Trailhead is fully barrier-free and has all the amenities an outdoor recreation enthusiast could want. This trailhead is the access point to many unique Scottsdale trails. Even kids in strollers love the games and activities along the Bajada Nature Trail. Kids of all ages are able to explore the Gateway Loop trail and older kids love the challenge offered by interior trails.
Rocky terrain (except Bajada) with steep sections with elevations gains 100-1900 ft. Excellent views.
Parking, restrooms, shade ramadas, water, accessible Bajada Nature Trail, horse-trailer parking, hitching rails, water trough, interpretive signage
Rainy Day at Gateway
Trail near Gateway
Saguaro at Gateway Bridge