4 Best Kid Friendly Hiking Trails in Phoenix

4 Best Kid Friendly Hiking Trails in Phoenix

4 Best Kid Friendly Hiking Trails in Phoenix So, you’re visiting Arizona with the kids and looking for a great hiking trail that is the perfect marriage between tough enough to nap later but not so hard that the soundtrack to your entire hike is a four year old whining. Awesome! You’ve landed in the right place. Hiking in Arizona is a truly special experience. When I moved here with my family in elementary school I remember hiking and finding the views to be breathtaking and unique — you can see for miles!!! The mountains are easily accessible by vehicle, many are kid friendly and the views….. they’re simply amazing and you don’t always have to make it to the top to get a glimpse of the expansive view below. Since we have kids and enjoy the outdoors we thought it would be helpful for other traveling families to read about trails and hikes specifically designed for little kids. Our four year old can hoss it up a mountain, but sometimes we want something a little easier. Some of the most important features that make these four trails / walks the best include the following: Trails that are easily accessible by vehicle Clean, well tended to trails Incorporate education and environmental stewardship Easy to access bathrooms for potty breaks (duh) Easy elevation changes LOTS of natural beauty So here they are, the top 4 best hiking trails in the Phoenix Metro area– 4. Gateway Trailhead – Bajada Nature Trail What we love: The Bajada Nature trail is located right smack dab in the front of the Gateway trailhead. This fun...