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Piestewa Peak

2701 East Squaw Peak Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85016
+1 602-262-7901
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April.

Summit hike challenging. Trail bit congested at times. Trail had lots of sharp rocks so have good... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nlenigma
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Corner Brook, Canada
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Challenging hike

A fun, but challenging hike. View from the top isn't that spectacular. The footing is not very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
juicebox7717
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San Jose, California
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  • Average5%
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“summit trail” (38 reviews)
“great hike” (79 reviews)
“bring water” (42 reviews)
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2701 East Squaw Peak Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Camelback East
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"quick hike"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Summit hike challenging. Trail bit congested at times. Trail had lots of sharp rocks so have good footwear. Amazing view from the top. Trail 302 also great to go around the other side of the peak

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A fun, but challenging hike. View from the top isn't that spectacular. The footing is not very good with tons of rocks.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

lots of water is needed for this hike. everyone should push themselves to make it up to the top it is very worth it. it is a great workout and beautiful scenery. we saw a wide range of ages heading up and down this hike....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of trail length and difficulty options. Something for everyone. The parking lots were fairly full since this an apparently popular destination close to Phoenix, but we were able to find a spot and enjoy several hours of hikes.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The black double diamond 'extreme' badge is hard to understand. As a reasonably fit person (couple of games of squash and a casual run a week) used to mountains, it was straightforward. Going briskly, it was less than 25 mins to the top, no significant...More

1  Thank Noybta
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bring more water than you think you will need as temps rise quickly in Phoenix. Parking fills up early so factor that in. Nice view from the top - my kids like the rock scramble to get up the last part of the hike.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hard climb to the top Not for small children... The parking lot was small so get there early in the day Double black diamond trail to the top and was crowded by mid morning Bring lots of water and wear good hiking boots Yes...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

We planned on a leasurely hike... we each had a bottle of water and athletic shoes on, we had hiked the Grand Canyon (20 plus years ago) we read the warning sign and decided to walk up until we got tired and turn around. It...More

7  Thank glutenfreewikaduke
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We got there around 9 and waited about 10 min. for a parking spot. But we planned on that and used the time to apply sunscreen. I would suggest this hike for those who consider themselves athletic. There were many people we watched go part...More

3  Thank Carissa E
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

A very strenuous hike up the side of what was previously known as Squaw Peak. Parking is hard to find, but there are unbeatable views of the valley from the top. Be sure to be well prepared with a bottle of water for going up...More

2  Thank BevoBurn96
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mairzy1962
10 November 2017|
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Response from Alicia M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if the rules have changed much in the past 20 years but it used to be strictly first-come-first served. You can bring your own chairs.
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evelyn51956
29 January 2015|
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Response from Cesar G | Reviewed this property |
Desert Vista trail over by Dove Valley is an easy one. I would also recommend the Apache Wash trail.
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evelyn51956
27 January 2015|
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Response from DCVentures | Reviewed this property |
Well... It's not a smooth inclining trail. Mostly stepping on rocks of uneven heights. Depending on your comfort level and fitness level but I would say no. 😄
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