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Dixie Mountain Loop - Sonoran Preserve is a 3.84 mile round trip loop hike with 612 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 13 miles north-northeast of Glendale Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. March and November are the best months to enjoy this hike.
This trail was the first new trail built, 2010, in the Sonoran Preserve. It is accessible from the Desert Vista Trailhead. Look for the Teddy Bear Cholla forest between mile posts 2.6 and 2.75.
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
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.