Best Hiking Trails in Glendale

Expert recommended Top 3 Hiking Trails in Glendale, Arizona. All of our hiking trails face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


22800 North 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85310 Directions

Since 1951

Thunderbird Conservation Park is a 1,185-acre park devoted to protecting the desert climate. Approximately 15 miles of multi-use trails were established, thanks to the efforts of many volunteer groups. The park provides leisure opportunities for residents of the Valley seeking to enjoy the outdoors. Three of the viewing blinds are available from the Pinnacle Peak Road trails, and the fourth is open to the elderly and located off 59th Street. It blinds offered areas for watching the 50+different bird species and wildlife drawn to the man-made water feature in the park. It boasts a decorative block wall with viewing "posts," benches, and a pathway to connect them. Travelers can use a walking stick to help and avoid endangering wildlife.

Jogging, Walking, Forest Lake, Horseback Riding, Wild Flowers, Bicycles, Mountain, Running, Bird Watching, Park Wildlife, Arrowhead Point, Cholla Loop, Birding, Dogs on Leash, Road Biking & Picnicking


Mon - Sun 7:00 am - 5:30 pm

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97th Avenue and Bethany Home Road, Glendale, AZ 85303 Directions

Since 1950

Grand Canal Linear Park is fantastic walking, bike riding, and cycling area. The trail running along the Grand Canal is about 3-1/4 miles. It has a landscaped, lighted path with magnificent landscaping throughout and several times crosses the canal. It is a beautiful trail park that connects to the Glendale Heroes Regional Park and the Westgate and State Farm Stadium. The park also provides a fully wheelchair accessible playground on the 75th Avenue and Camelback Road portion, which features slides, swings, and more. Grand Canal Path is one of the metropolitan area 's most extended, multi-use paths. The trail features paved and gravel options across the canal.

Wheelchair Accessible Playground, Walking, Parks, Picnic, Disc Golf, Exercise, Biking, Fishing, Nature Trips, Outdoor Activities & Horseback Riding


Mon - Sun 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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5700 West Union Hills Drive, Glendale, AZ 85308 Directions

'Skunk Creek Linear Park' is a famous park approximately 3-1/2 miles of trails connecting for additional pathways. The hiking system runs along Skunk Creek, a natural creek bed, so you are likely to see mammals, reptiles, and birds in nature along the way. It contains a car park and scenic overview and equestrian services such as horse trailer parking areas, horse watering facilities, fence posts, and a mounting block. Parking in Foothills Park (5600 West Union Hills Drive, Glendale) and Rio Vista Community Park is also available.

Horse/Equestrian, Walking, Canoeing and Kayaking, Horseback Riding, Birding, Fishing, Bicycling, Nature Trips, Geo-Seeking, Camping & Biking


Mon - Sun Sunrise - Sunset

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