Bathrooms are available at the trailheads. Bring water and snacks for the trail. Pets are not allowed. Arrive 15 minutes before start of walk.
McDowell Sonoran Conservancy: Gateway to Windgate Pass Fitness Hike at Gateway Trailhead
Head up to Windgate Pass and visit Inspiration Viewpoint. Along the way, you may see some wildflowers that only grow at higher elevations such as the Mariposa Lily. Elevation gain of 1,300 ft. Experienced hikers suggested.
Location: Gateway Trailhead – 18333 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy. Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Skill level: Difficult
Distance: ~7.5 miles
Time: ~3.5-4 hours
- Audience: Adult
- Genre: Field Sciences
- Type: Field Trip/Outdoor Activity, Presentation