Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Lost Dog Wash Trail to Taliesin Overlook Day Hike
when September 28, 2023 Thursday
when Trip Report : August 19, 2021
where McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, Scottsdale
the hike
    Lost Dog Wash Trailhead is one of the major access points for the southern Preserve, providing shorter and easier trails that wander around and across a natural desert wash.
    The terrain is mostly rocky with moderate ups and downs. With the recent rain in the area, the desert seems to have come to life with more color and rich vegetation. The trail parallel the Lost Dog Wash north from TH to the Taliesin Overlook
    The group did this loop configuration last summer and it proved to be a scenic and rewarding exploration.
distance 5 miles
Elevation Change +/-500 feet
time 3 hours
starting at
Lost Dog Trailhead 33° 36.000' N,  111° 48.709' W  [NAD27]
on trail 100%
rating "C"     Rate yourself as a hiker.
dogs allowed no
cost Sharing gas expenses with the driver.
The club also allows voluntary contributions of $5 per non-member.
weather Scottsdale
leader    Email the leader to confirm.
meet 6:00 AM at the trailhead.
•  Take Shea Blvd to 124th Street.
Go north on 124th to the Trailhead.
Take Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd. to Via Linda.
Go east on Via Linda to 124th Street.
Turn left (north) on 124th Street and follow it to the trailhead.

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