Hit the trail on these iconic and under-the-radar hikes through unforgettable desert, mountain, and coastal terrain
Andrea Gómez Romero
South Mountain Park has 51+ miles of dog-friendly hiking and biking trails that snake through desert slopes and arroyos. Top hike: Fat Man’s Pass, an easy-to-moderate trail that loops between two tight-hugging boulders. To pass, stand sideways and suck in your gut (yes, there’s a detour option).
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