South Mountain Park and Preserve is a 16,000-acre municipal park with over 50 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. South Mountain Park and Preserve is located just south of Downtown Phoenix, and the east side of the park is located a short drive from the East Valley.
The Pima Mountain Trailhead is the most accessible trailhead from the East Valley. Other popular trails at South Mountain include Fat Man’s Pass and the hike to Dobbins Lookout.
Phone: (602) 495-5458
Address: 10919 S. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85042
Parking Hours: 5 AM – 7 PM
Trail Hours: 5 AM – 11 PM