Piestewa Peak Park

2701 E Squaw Peak Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Highest Point

Piestewa Peak, elevation 2,608 feet. Total elevation gain for the summit trail is 1,190 feet.

History
Long used for mining and grazing, it did not become a city of Phoenix possession until 1959, when the area was annexed and a long-term lease agreement was signed with the state of Arizona. It later became one of the major rallying points for mountain preservation efforts.

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