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Papago Park

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Neighbourhood: Camelback East
As featured in 3 Days in Phoenix and 3 other guides
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Address: 625 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Phone Number: +1 602-495-5458
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06:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 19:00
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This park offers runners both paved and dirt trails.

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Almost a forgotton treasure

We visit annually and the family always want to go to Papago Park. Kids can run and climb, folks can fish, walk or bicycle the trails and it is rarely crowded. There are plenty... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Karen D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visit annually and the family always want to go to Papago Park. Kids can run and climb, folks can fish, walk or bicycle the trails and it is rarely crowded. There are plenty of picnic areas and a lot to see. I think many people are so new to Phoenix that they haven't discovered this gem yet.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a good hike. Was able to get my daily exercise in. I will go again for a short trip but I would have liked it to be more

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The front 9 is okay except for the homeless and the trail that now runs through the middle of the course. Back 9 is terrible. Looks more like a dump than a disc golf course. No signage. A lot of guessing. Play somewhere. Lots of good courses in the area

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Thank Aaron N
New Windsor, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful place to visit when the temperature is sunny and a pleasant 75 degrees. There are lovely trails you can walk that are easy for young and old alike. If you want, however, you can climb the rocks and/or find a place away from any crowd and sit silently observing the desert sky and surroundings. The price of admission is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wear sturdy shoes. Carry backpack with liter water. Bus accessible. Worth half day exploring it's SO gorgeous!

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Thank Susan G
Frankfurt, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is containing the zoo, the botanical garden and a number of large red rocks. There is not so much you can do besides driving through. However, nice views at the rocks and desert vegetation.

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Ukiah, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have always loved this little lagoon tucked behind the papago out cropping. Fun place to fish and they have some nice catfish in there. A must go

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the zoo to the geographical wonder, this was an enjoyble visit. Closed toe shoes , sunscreen and hats are a must. Parking as complimentary . The signage from the main road was difficult to find.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great way to spend a couple hours with kids, family, or visitors. A small amount of hill climbing can get you some great valley views thru the "hole in the mountain". Also a walk around the lake can be very refreshing. Nearby the Zoo & Botanical Gardens to round out your adventure.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there for a youth softball tournament. Great staff and good fields. The baseball complex use to be the practice site for the Oakland A's spring training. Top notch view to play games. You can only play on the fields for tournaments.

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