Goat Hill via Telegraph Pass Trail - Hike near Phoenix, Arizona
~14251 S Desert Foothills Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85048, USA,Phoenix,Arizona
33.31753082, -112.06637887
9.1 miles S of Phoenix, Arizona
Address: ~14251 S Desert Foothills Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85048, USA
GPS: 33°19'3.1"N 112°3'59.0"W
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State: Arizona
Trail Length: 5.70 miles
Trail Type: Out & Back
Hike Difficulty: Beginner
Elevation Gain: 1276 feet

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The views from the top of Goat Hill are awesome on a clear day as you can enjoy a 360 view. Telegraph Trail is kind of a sidewalk part of the after that a little bit rocky until you reach the summit road. Courtesy of AllTrails.com

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  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

Directions

From Phoenix, Arizona

  1. Head west on W Washington St toward 1st Ave (315 ft)
  2. Turn left onto S 1st Ave (397 ft)
  3. Turn left onto W Jefferson St (2.1 mi)
  4. Turn right onto the ramp to Tucson (0.3 mi)
  5. Merge onto I-10 E (6.3 mi)
  6. Keep left at the fork to stay on I-10 E (4.8 mi)
  7. Take exit 159 for Ray Road (0.5 mi)
  8. Turn right onto E Ray Rd (3.6 mi)
  9. Turn right onto E Chandler Blvd (1.7 mi)
  10. Turn right onto S Desert Foothills Pkwy (1.3 mi)
  11. Turn right (89 ft)
  12. Turn right
    Destination will be on the left
    (26 ft)
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National Trail and Goat Hill - South Mountain Pres by A Romain

Trails

Distance ?

6.1 miles Round Trip

Elevation Gain ?

888 feet

Real Ascent ?

1,920 feet

Real Descent ?

1,032 feet

Avg Grade (3°)

6%

Grade (-35° to 36°)

-70% to 74%

Elevation differences are scaled for emphasis. While the numbers are accurate, the cut-away shown here is not to scale.

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