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Inspiration Point via Windgate is a 6 mile round trip hike with 1,300 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 3 miles south of Scottsdale Arizona.
Overview: Great picnic hike! Inspiration point has a multitude of benches and seating rocks to hang out and eat a meal or snack! Fantastic at sunrise or sunset! Take a powerful headlamp if hiking at dawn or dusk! Watch for bikes as it's very popular with the experienced riders! Very dog friendly (doggy drinking fountain and pet waste station at trailhead)!
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.