Lookout Mountain Preserve

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Lookout Mountain Preserve as seen from the Shaw Butte Trail of the North Mountain Park in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Hikers viewing the northern area of Phoenix, Arizona from the summit of Lookout Mountain.

Lookout Mountain Preserve is a municipal park in the northern part of Phoenix, Arizona. It is supervised and maintained by the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Phoenix as part of the Phoenix Mountains Preserve system of parks.[1] The preserve offers scenic vistas and trails for hiking and mountain biking.[2][3][4]

Geologically, Lookout Mountain is composed of Tertiary basalt flows, Tertiary sediments and basalt breccia.[5]


  1. ^ "Parks and Recreation Lookout and Shadow Mountain". Phoenix.gov. Retrieved 2016-04-28.
  2. ^ "Lookout Mountain Circumference Trail - Arizona". AllTrails.com. Retrieved 2016-04-28.
  3. ^ "Lookout Mountain Park - Phoenix, Arizona". Arizonensis.org. Retrieved 2016-04-28.
  4. ^ "Lookout Mountain Summit Trail #150 • Hiking • Arizona •". Hikearizona.com. Retrieved 2016-04-28.
  5. ^ "Geologic Map of the Phoenix Mountains, Central Arizona" (PDF). repository.azgs.az.gov/.

Coordinates: 33°37′26″N 112°03′00″W / 33.624°N 112.050°W / 33.624; -112.050