Local Trails Beckon

Camelback Mountain Cholla Trail
Level: strenuous; recommended for experienced hikers
Trailhead: 6131 E. Cholla Ln., Phoenix

Camelback Mountain Echo Canyon Trail
Level: strenuous
Trailhead: 5822-5886 N. Echo Canyon Pkwy., Phoenix

Dreamy Draw Nature Trail (#220)
Level: easy to moderate
Trailhead: Dreamy Draw Recreation Area, 2421 E. Northern Ave.; north of parking lot

Piestewa Peak Freedom Trail (#302)
Level: moderate to difficult
Trailhead: Phoenix Mountains Park and Recreation Area, 2701 E. Squaw Peak Dr.; Apache picnic area at the far end of the parking area

Piestewa Peak Summit Trail (#300)
Level: extremely strenuous and difficult
Trailhead: Phoenix Mountains Park and Recreation Area, 2701 E. Squaw Peak Dr.; in the parking lot at the first driveway on the left

Quartz Ridge Trail (#8A)
Level: moderate
Trailhead: northeast corner of 32nd St. and Lincoln Dr.

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