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Lookout Mountain Circumference Trail

This hike is rated EASY. Starting at 7:30 a.m.

Come on out for a Saturday morning hike at Lookout Mountain! This trek will take us around the #308 trail in a nice big loop. There are definitely some uphill climbs, so while it's rated easy first-timers will have to work it a bit.  Bring lots of water, snacks, sunscreen, and a camera. Sturdy hiking boots are recommended.

This hike is cross-posted with Phoenix (2-Hour) Beginner Hikers, so there will be some brief rest periods throughout the hike.

DISTANCE: 3.4 miles roundtrip
ELEVATION GAIN: 225 ft. more than once
DURATION: 1.5 hours
DOGS: Yes, if leashed.
FACILITIES: Bathroom and water fountain
WEBSITE: Trailmap

DIRECTIONS: From the intersection of Cave Creek Road and Sharon Drive, go West on Sharon to 18th Street; head North on 18th Street until it ends. The park entrance is on your right-hand side. Google maps may lead you astray especially if you approach from the north, so follow these directions as you get close!

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  • Jim K.

    Hello All!

    I've been having an unusual difficulty uploading photos to P2HB and to Trail Mix this weekend. Today the photos are going to Trail Mix O.K. There seems to be a weird cut-off time or limit for P2BH. I'll keep chugging along until all are uploaded. Today's Levee Trail Hike photos are complete on TRAIL MIX ONLY.

    Thank you for your patience.

    May 19, 2013

  • Galina

    it was a great hike, thank you Jim!!!

    1 · May 19, 2013

  • Chele K.

    Thank you for leading Jim! Maple and I had a great time!

    1 · May 18, 2013

  • Steven W

    iWander Track:

    Time: 1:31
    Distance: 3.55 miles
    Alt Gain: 251

    May 18, 2013

    • Jim K.

      Great map, Steven! I can even see where we paused to look at the enticing swimming pool.

      May 18, 2013

  • Marshall

    A great hike with a great bunch. Thanks for leading Jim.

    May 18, 2013

  • Maureen O.

    I am signed up to come to this hike. I may NOT be there, so if I do not show please know I could not make it and do not wait for me.
    Thank you

    May 17, 2013

    • Jim K.

      Okay, Maureen, thanks. We hope that you can make it!

      May 17, 2013

  • Chele K.

    May I bring my lab puppy?

    May 14, 2013

    • Chele K.

      Thank you Jim. She loves to hike and is very cute!

      May 15, 2013

    • Jim K.

      I can't wait to see you both!

      May 16, 2013

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