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Pinnacle Peak Park

Pinnacle Peak Trailhead

Pinnacle Peak Park features a moderate out-and-back trail through the pristine Sonoran Desert environment.

View the trail map (PDF) or pick one up at the trail-head.

Quick Facts

Park Size 150-acres
Trail Length  1.75 miles (one way)
Cum. Elevation Gain 1,300'
Highest Trail Point 2,889'
Lowest Trail Point 2,366'
Trailhead Elevation 2,570'

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  • Trailhead office equipped with a variety of informational materials
  • Interpretive displays along the trail
  • Restrooms and drinking fountains
  • Rock climbing routes
  • 90-space, paved parking lot with four motorcycle spots
  • Bike rack
  • Four picnic tables and a shade ramada

Tours & Events

Interpretive tours, moonlight walks, astronomy talks and more!  

Safety and Rules

Hiker safety is our highest priority. Please take a moment and read our rules on how to stay safe while out on the trail.

Hiking with your dog and biking are not allowed on the trail. These activities are permitted at the nearby Brown's Ranch Trailhead.

Rock Climbing

Experienced rock climbers with appropriate gear are permitted in three areas of the park with a variety of routes and skill levels. Contact the park office for more details at 480-312-0990.


Do you want to be a steward  and protect our beautiful Sonoran Desert? Do you want to share your knowledge of our special environment? If yes, then Pinnacle Peak has a variety of volunteer opportunities available to you!

Park Information

Pinnacle Peak Park
26802 N. 102nd Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
P: 480-312-0990

Yvonne Massman 
Natural Resources Coordinator
P: 480-312-7901

Trail Map (PDF)

6:15 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Upcoming Park Hour Changes:
Effective Open Close
11/1/2016 6:30 a.m. 5:45 p.m.
NOTE: The evening trail closure routine begins on the west end of the park one hour prior to the posted closing time. If you are not at the end of the trail one hour prior to closing, you will need to turn around when you meet the trail rangers.