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Directions/Parking: "Cholla Trailhead Camelback" - park along 64th St. but extremely busy and difficult to find spots.
Time: 2 hours
Directions/Parking: "Echo Canyon Recreation Area" - $5 /day with very limited spots and extremely busy. Some parking on nearby streets but check for markings because they will tow.
Time: 3 hours
Directions/Parking: "Sunrise Trailhead" - limited spots and busy. You can usually park along E. Via Linda.
Directions/Parking: (35°09'22.0"N 112°00'34.1"W)
Time: 6-7 hours
(North) Scottsdale/Cave Creek
Directions/Parking: "Pinnacle Peak Trailhead" - limited parking and busy but can usually find parking along Alma School Rd.
Directions/Parking: "McDowell Sonoran Preserve Gateway Trail" - lots of spots, usually doesn't fill up.
Time: 2.5 hours
Strawberry (Tonto National Forest)
Directions/Parking: "Fossil Springs Trail" - limited spots and very busy during Spring, Summer, and Fall.
Time: 5 hours
Tips: bathrooms at the trailhead, no water along the trail.
Directions/Parking: "Piestewa Peak Trailhead" - limited spots and busy. No additional parking close to the trailhead.
Directions/Parking: "Toms Thumb Trailhead" - limited availability but doesn't usually fill up.
Directions/Parking: "Watson Lake" - small turn-off with limited parking but additional parking down the 89A further.
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