Four Peaks Trail

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The Four Peaks trail in the Tonto National Forest is an iconic offroad adventure near Phoenix. The trail delivers breathtaking views of the Mazatzal Mountains and Roosevelt Lake, taking you through a diverse desert landscape. The Four Peaks area is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts with an extensiv...Read More
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Highlights of Four Peaks Trail

Camping Category IconCamping
Desert Category IconDesert
Forest Category IconForest
Iconic Category IconIconic
Rock Category IconRock
Scenic Category IconScenic
Highest Elevation
5789 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
North
Official Trail Name
143
Nearest Town
Fountain Hills
Nearest Services
Fountain Hills
Management Agency
Tonto National Forest
District
Mesa Ranger District, Tonto Basin Ranger District

Overview

The Four Peaks trail in the Tonto National Forest is an iconic offroad adventure near Phoenix. The trail delivers breathtaking views of the Mazatzal Mountains and Roosevelt Lake, taking you through a diverse desert landscape. The Four Peaks area is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts with an extensive range of adventure activities and historical sites.

The trail is an easy offroad drive with several scenic vistas and campsites. The area is popular for shooting activities, with numerous designated sites where you can legally shoot approved targets. Please be responsible and clean up all the target debris and discharged shells.

Four Peaks comes from the four prominent peaks forming the massif's summit. Brown's Peak is the tallest of the four at 7,659 feet. It's the northernmost peak and the only named one. It is also the highest point in Maricopa County.

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80 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
47 Community Reviews
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