Scottsdale, AZ: Valley of the Sun Chapter, Lost Dog Hike

Sep 17, 2022 6:30AM—9:00AM


Lost Dog Trail – Scottsdale Sonoran Preserve; 12601 N 124th Street, Scottsdale. Directions: From Shea Boulevard, turn north on 124th Street. The Trail Head parking lot is approx. 1 mile north of Shea, just beyond Anasazi Elementary School. Meet at the Lost Dog Trailhead at 6:20 am (at the Ramada). Since it may be hot, we will begin promptly at 6:30 am, and the hike should take approximately 2-2.5 hours.

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Lost Dog Trail is a 4.2 mile out and back trail located in the Scottsdale Sonoran Preserve. The halfway point is the Taliesin Overlook, with a view of Taliesin West, the one-time winter home of Frank Lloyd Wright and current headquarters of the FLW Foundation.

The trail is rated as moderate with an elevation gain of 410 feet.

Bring: sturdy walking shoes, water, a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses and a snack if desired. Walking sticks are not required on this hike, but could be useful. There is no shade on this trail, except at the Trail Head.

If your plans allow, we will pick a place for coffee and conversation after the hike.