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Beverly Canyon Trail, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Phoenix > South Mtn
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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Route Finding 2 of 5
Distance Round Trip 1.7 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,231 feet
Elevation Gain 333 feet
Accumulated Gain 350 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 1 hour
Kokopelli Seeds 3.45
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Javelina - Ridgeline - Beverly Loop
3  2019-01-26
Pima Wash - South Mountain
1  2019-01-12
2  2018-11-12
Young Man's Loop
2  2018-09-24
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Author TheMazzicMan
author avatar Guides 2
Routes 34
Photos 32
Trips 49 map ( 322 miles )
Age 50 Male Gender
Location Phoenix, AZ
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Preferred   Oct, Dec, Feb, Apr
Seasons   Autumn to Spring
Sun  7:11am - 6:14pm
Official Route
34 Alternative
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Javelina - Ridgeline - Beverly Loop
Javelina - Ridgeline - Beverly Loop
0.0 mi away
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560 ft
Javelina Canyon Trail
0.0 mi away
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453 ft
Ridgeline Javelina Loop - South Mountain
0.2 mi away
3.4 mi
882 ft
SoMo Park Circle Route - 1934 Master Plan
SoMo Park Circle Route - 1934 Master Plan
0.8 mi away
32.1 mi
2,327 ft
Goat Hill from Pima Canyon TH
Goat Hill from Pima Canyon TH
0.8 mi away
18.0 mi
3,440 ft
Hidden Valley via Guadalupe Ridge
Hidden Valley via Guadalupe Ridge
0.8 mi away
5.5 mi
1,320 ft
Hidden Valley via Pima Canyon
Hidden Valley via Pima Canyon
0.8 mi away
6.2 mi
933 ft
National Trail - South Mountain
National Trail - South Mountain
0.8 mi away
14.0 mi
1,256 ft
Pima Wash - South Mountain
Pima Wash - South Mountain
0.8 mi away
3.5 mi
614 ft
Marcos De Niza
Marcos De Niza
0.8 mi away
0.9 mi
363 ft
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She Ain't Grand. She's Beverly.
by TheMazzicMan

Likely In-Season!
A popular trail in the northeast corner of the park, providing easy access to several other longer trails as well as smaller, localized systems.

South Mountain Park was created in 1924 as Phoenix Mountain Park. Much of the initial trails were created in the 1930s through the efforts of the Civilian Conservation Corps.

The trailhead is accessed from the parking lot at the end of 46th Street. After passing some condominiums on the left, the well-signed trail begins its path up into Beverly Canyon, eventually settling onto a course that carries it beneath power lines high overhead. As the trail gently climbs, the city of Tempe is visible to the northeast (the landmark of A Mountain can be seen under favorable conditions). At about 1.4 miles in, the trail crosses the National Trail. From this point, signage is non-existent and social trails abound (while getting truly lost would be hard to do, a map will make the trip a lot less frustrating). After crossing Pima Wash, the trail climbs steadily to a saddle at Scott Ridge that overlooks the communities of Ahwatukee and Chandler. From this point the trail descends sharply over a quarter-mile to its terminus at the Desert Classic Trail.

As with most trails in this park, this route provides some opportunity for views of city lights. Clues of the mountain '92s geologic history and composition are everywhere for those who know how to tease them out. The trail is complemented by abundant examples of Sonoran plants and cactuses. Overall, this trail is a great option for those seeking an accessible, brief escape from the built environment without a large commitment of time and travel.

Water Sources
Water is available at the 46th Street lot from a municipal spigot located at the adjacent Javelina Canyon Trailhead.

Camping is not permitted.

Popular Loop
Javelina - Ridgeline - Beverly Loop

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2017-10-11 TheMazzicMan
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

    Permit $$

    Map Drive
    Paved - Car Okay

    To hike
    From South Phoenix, take E Baseline Rd to S 46th St, then south on S 46th to parking lot at end. TH is on left (east) side of lot as you face the mountain.
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