Pinnacle Peak Park
Pinnacle Peak Park is open for dispersed hiking and rock climbing.
Please follow these guidelines:
- No picnicking or public gatherings are allowed.
- Maintain a 6 foot separation from other users at all times.
- Keep moving and avoid congregating in groups.
- Communicate and be polite to others on the trail, while maintaining separation. There are many first time visitors at this time.
Practice good hygiene:
- Wash your hands frequently
- Avoid touching your face
- Sneeze or cough into a tissue of inside of your elbow
- If you feel sick, stay home
Keep yourself from needing emergency medical care by taking ample water, a map, phone and wearing sturdy footwear, hat and sunscreen.
Rattlesnakes are very active this time of year. Stay on the trail at all times and stay alert.
Refer to the City’s COVID-19 website for updates and recommendation.
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.
|Trail Length||1.75 miles (one way)|
|Cum. Elevation Gain||1,300'|
|Highest Trail Point||2,889'|
|Lowest Trail Point||2,366'|
- 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
Questions about Pinnacle Peak Park? Read more faqs
Tours & Events
Interpretive tours, moonlight walks, astronomy talks and more! See list of all tours & events
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.
Experienced rock climbers with appropriate gear are permitted in three areas of the park with a variety of routes and skill levels. Slacklining is prohibited. 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.
Pinnacle Peak Park
26802 N. 102nd Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
Trail Map (PDF)