SUNRISE

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SUNRISE TRAILHEAD
12101 N. 145th Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Directions
Located at the East end of Via Linda at 145th street, just before a gated community

Overview
The Sunrise Trail pushes steeply above the residential trailhead area into the lower canyon, where grades moderate through 1.0 miles. Switchbacks and a steady hike up prove to be excellent an excellent cardio workout. You’ll reach a marked viewpoint at 1.2 miles, past which climbing intensifies in the upper canyon with improving views of the mountainous interior. The summit offers rangy panoramas including the 4 Peaks Wilderness, Superstition Wilderness, Fountain Hills, South Mountain, Camelback and neighboring peaks of the McDowell range.
Landscape
Rocky terrain in sections with challenging out-and-back trails for hiking and biking.
Amenities
Directory, Horse Trails, Water, Biking, Dogs, Family Friendly, Hiking

Sunrise Trail

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