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Papago Park

625 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
+1 602-495-5458
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This park offers runners both paved and dirt trails.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“phoenix zoo” (73 reviews)
“easy hike” (30 reviews)
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625 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Camelback East
+1 602-495-5458
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Papago Park is a 1500 acre park across Phoenix and Tempe, AZ. Hope on the rock is a landmark of the park. Easy to climb to top. The view is fantastic from top.

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here to relax and take in the sights. It is a really lovely spot with desert scenery, red rock configurations and water spots. In fact, there were several photographers who were shooting professional formal gown shots and modeling shots by the look of...More

Thank CheersSacramento
Reviewed 1 week ago

It has walking and bike trails. A lake with ducks that kids love because I know my 5 year old just enjoyed them. Plus grills and tables in case you would like to have a BBQ or party.

Thank knichole15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hole in the Rock is a nice little spot to climb up. We especially enjoyed visiting at sunset, where you can get a little higher to see the sun set over the city and the mountains.

Thank astaplet82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came out to Phoenix to spend time with some old friends from church and this was one place I had seen on TripAdvisor and thought ... "Hmmmmm, this looks okay!" The closer I got to the Park the more excited I was. It was...More

Thank Gequita R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park reminds me of an oasis in the desert. There are 2 or 3 small ponds surrounded by palm trees with picnic areas. You can drive around it, bike it or hike it. We went up to Hunt memorial which a pyramid on to...More

Thank Wheels44094
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved my visit here. Seeing the various birds on the water was very enjoyable. Plenty of spots to rest in the shade. A must do if you are in the area of the zoo.

Thank luckyno39
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the 10 min hike up the mountain with the hole - it has phenomenal views of downtown and central phoenix. Beautiful. We went up for the sunset. Planning to go back for the next full moon.

Thank Farina A
Reviewed 16 October 2017

hole in the rock is a very interesting place there is a easy walking path to the hole many piinic tables and restrooms free parking and admission small lake and even a monument of one of az governors

Thank Roy1155
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Such a great find in the desert! This park is super easy to get to and parking is free! Spend some time walking/running the extensive trail system and climbing the rocks and being with nature and wildlife. My husband and I climbed up the rocks...More

1  Thank LyndseyKnoy
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Mimi L
12 June 2017|
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Response from mueller66 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lake but I am not sure if this is suited for swimming.
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Don M
29 March 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth T | Reviewed this property |
625 N Galvin Pkwy. Phoenix
26 January 2017|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
Depending on traffic, it is less than ten minutes drive.