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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
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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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Surreal Hike

One quickly sees what they are going to see, but it takes a bit to realize the scale of these rocks and openings in them. Quite the interesting hike - easy hike is on the back... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One quickly sees what they are going to see, but it takes a bit to realize the scale of these rocks and openings in them. Quite the interesting hike - easy hike is on the back side. Others go for the more difficult front face. Great views once up on top or in the major openings.

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Phoenix
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting place overlooking the old fish hatchery which is now the Phoenix zoo. From the hole up on the rock in the middle of the picture you can see much of Phoenix and its a short, quite easy hike.

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Phoenix
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked on the west side of the park and took the Double Butte Loop trail. The main trail goes around the buttes, but there are a bunch of side trails that go up to the buttes. There is also an amphitheater back by one of the buttes. It's huge and beautiful! I'm not sure what it's used for, but... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is sprawling, accessible, and has something for everyone. I love the pond, ducks, hiking paths, and buttes. If you love the dessert, you'll have to drag yourself away from this park.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed hike once we got parked. Someone pulled out making wait brief. We walked around on easy path enjoying view of rocks and then Phoenix skyline.

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Thank Elizabeth T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a beautiful place. It's worth the drive over there because you can hit all hole in the rock the zoo and botanical gardens and all are walking distance from each other

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Papago park has a good 5 km walking trail as well as a number of smaller mountains that can be climbed. Pet friendly and a good activity to do with family, friends, or by oneself.

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Frankfort, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice comfortable place to watch the sunset. Ran out of time for hiking, but the paved trails we walked on were nice.

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Thank Christine R
Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Choose your effort level....you can just cruise on a flat asphalt walkway or you can hike around the red rock caves. Pretty fun!!!

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Thank SueSuitecase
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped at the park for a short hike at the end of out trip. Its a gorgeous park with nice hiking up the rocks.

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