From the South Mountain Environmental Education Center (aka SMEEC) the interpretive trail heads westward. Signage will describe the local flora and fauna as well as some local human history. Loop includes a cluster of petroglyphs.
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.