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Breathtaking sunrise views

Did the accent to the summit this morning.at 5:35am. Parking lot does not open till roughly 30... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Farmington hills
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A very difficult trail for a 400 feet elevation change. Fantastic View.

The 1.2 mile trail is very difficult, but worth it for the view.Another 0.6 mile to Sunrise Peak... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
leo j
Littleton, Colorado
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Did the accent to the summit this morning.at 5:35am. Parking lot does not open till roughly 30 minutes before sunrise, however we were lucky that the overflow lot was not gated when we arrived. The climb was moderately easy with the last .8 miles of...More

Thank Hjremlinger
Reviewed 1 April 2018

The 1.2 mile trail is very difficult, but worth it for the view.Another 0.6 mile to Sunrise Peak was abandoned when we thought of the energy required to come back down. Get your map at the 124th street trailhead. Water but no restrooms .

2  Thank leo j
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Sunrise Trail is not just out and back. There are options that break off the main trail. The map at the beginning did not seem to be correct regarding the mileages, so we did not know how far we went. We did reach one view...More

3  Thank PAWMAW1983
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We have hiked the Sunrise on three occasions when we've visited Scottsdale. Depending on what day you go, the smallish parking lot can be full, like on weekends after 10:00 am, but there is an overflow parking lot a short ways down the road. In...More

Thank brentt916
Reviewed 7 March 2018

This trail is a hidden gem. More locals do this trail. Less traveled then Tom Thumb and Camel Back but has more natural beauty to the landscape on this trail. Dogs are fine on this trail but there are no bathrooms and parking is limited...More

1  Thank 622hollyl
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We went in January so it wasn't too crowded for parking, but the lot filled in quick. There is an overflow lot just below. It's good to go early, no matter what time of year. But if you want a sweat hike, it empties out...More

1  Thank ITravelMontana
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This was my second trip to Sunrise Peak Trail, This trip was with my wife. We both are beginners for hiking and we enjoyed the hike. If you are planning then carry a bag pack with couple of bottles of water, sun glasses or cap.

Thank NavinPuri
Reviewed 20 September 2017

When I lived in Scottsdale Mountain I hiked this trail several times a week. It is stunning in its desert beauty, has a moderate uphill to start and then levels out if you want a longer trail when it meets Lost Dog on the back...More

3  Thank Janine A
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Left our nearby hotel and arrived at the trailhead at 7:30am. We had a great climb (even with the 90degree heat) and made it to the summit. We were back in the car by 10:00am. Beautiful views all around. Even the estate homes in the...More

1  Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 6 May 2017

It's almost 4 miles round trip and there's a small parking lot where you can park (which wasn't full on a Tuesday morning) . This is a good hike that isn't too challenging and offers really great, 360 degree views from the top. Highly recommend...More

2  Thank deanne m
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