McDowell Sonoran Preserve: Sunrise Trail, Photo Gallery, Phoenix - Scottsdale - Mesa, Arizona

McDowell Sonoran Preserve: Sunrise Trail

Phoenix - Scottsdale - Mesa

The Sunrise Trail stretches 4.7 miles from the Lost Dog Wash Trailhead (west) to the Sunrise Trailhead (east) in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. This popular and challenging trail leads through diversely vegetated bajadas into the rugged highlands. Short spurs branch to Sunrise Peak (3,069’), one of the preserve's only summits with maintained access. Connections with the Ringtail, Lost Dog Wash and Anasazi trails offer additional routing options through the lower desert.

Related Trails: Sunrise Trail
Sunrise Peak
Sunrise Peak from Sunrise Trailhead

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