Full Moon Hike

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$20 for REI Members

$30 for non-members

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  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Skill level 2 Intermediate
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 15 people

Discover the magic of hiking at night while the moon is at its fullest, when even the most familiar trails reveal sights and sounds they only share with the cool, quiet night. Experience one of the area's best hiking venues under a blanket of stars and learn all about the surrounding ecosystem. This hike is perfect for all experience levels, and participants should feel comfortable walking on uneven terrain for about 3 hours. You bring the hiking boots, we'll bring the headlamps and provide lasting memories!

  • Learn about local venues that are particularly suited to night hiking
  • Learn tips and techniques to have a safe, enjoyable night hike
  • Take in the different sights afforded by night cover
  • Headlamps Provided

What to bring with you

Map image of 40th Street Trailhead - Phoenix Mountains Preserve

More directions and information

There are restrooms at this location, although they are sometimes locked. Gate closes at sunset throughout the year. If your course starts at or near sunset, please arrive a few minutes early to gain access to the parking lot. Directions from N 40th Street and E Shea Blvd in North Phoenix: Travel south on N 40th Street for 1 mile until 40th dead ends into a parking lot. Call 520.477.7344 with any questions day of course.