Hiking Trails – Lost Dog Wash Trailhead to Sunrise Peak

At the summit of Sunrise Peak

Trail: Lost Dog Wash Trailhead to Sunrise Peak 
Mountain: McDowell Mountains 
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Distance: 6.3 miles 
Type: Out & Back
Sunrise Peak: ^3069 ft
Elevation Gain: 1425 ft
Rating: Moderate
Permit: Not Required
Wheelchair Friendly: No
Dogs on trail: Allowed on leash
Points of Interest: Great panoramic views of neighboring mountains and Fountain Hills Fountain

Lost Dog Wash Trail to Sunrise Peak is a moderate trail in Scottsdale and very popular among the locals. The trailhead starts at the street end of the middle school and offers interpretive trail to the visitors and students about the desert scapes. The Sunrise Summit is at the elevation of 3069^ feet. But for the last 0.5 mile to the summit, the hike is very moderate, could even say easy, to the hikers.

During spring, this trail floor will be covered with lupines and poppies.

Our hike on this trail:

Happy Hiking & Exploring!