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Gateway Trail

Dogs (leashed)

Biking

This short section of the Gateway Trail at the McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale, Arizona is an easy 2.5 mile out-and-back hike along the Saguaro Trail and the northern half of the Gateway Loop Trail.

The hike starts off along the Saguaro Trail, which is a short 0.3 mile trail that leads from the visitor center to the Gateway Trail. Follow the Saguaro Trail until the end, where this hike heads north, by taking a left-hand turn at the Gateway Trail intersection.

Once on the Gateway Loop Trail, you'll start hiking gradually uphill, with views of Tom's Thumb atop the mountain range ahead.

Dogs and biking are allowed on this trail.

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33.649373, -111.859102

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354 '

Total Change
398 '

Ascent
384 '

Descent
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2.5 miles
Trail added January 17, 2019

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