Echo Canyon Trail,
Echo Canyon Trail, Camelback Mountain1
Why locals love it
This is a popular trail among locals to the summit of Camelback Mountain. This trail ascends about 1,280ft in 1.14 miles so prepare for a leg-burner! Some may find it strenuous because of the rocky, steep grades. The hiking path is kept in good condition with some handrail-assisted sections.
Why you should visit it
This trail provides you with a leg burning workout and a view of the cityscape and surrounding mountains at the summit. Locals love this hike so prepare to hike along fellow hikers. The rock formations also attract rock climbers. Parking is limited. Best seasons to go is Fall - Spring.
Pay attention to where you're going as non-locals and locals both have been known to get lost on this trail. Be prepared (water, hiking shoes, etc.)