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Phoenix Mountain Preserve

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Neighbourhood: Camelback East
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Address: 1431 E Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85022
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+1 602-335-1962
08:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 12:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 14:00

Offers more than 23,000 acres crisscrossed with trails.

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Such a stunning environment and so much contrast in the whole area. Would highly recommend and the people are lovely

Reviewed 3 days ago
Fleur N
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such a stunning environment and so much contrast in the whole area. Would highly recommend and the people are lovely

Thank Fleur N
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

What's nice about Phoenix Mountain Preserve is there are trails for all levels of hikers. It is a beautiful spot with nice views. You can bring your dog, too! The great thing about living in this beautiful climate is to be able to get outdoors and enjoy it!

Thank jamu421
Tega Cay, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I grew up climbing in, on, and around these rocks on these hills with cacti galore. It's a different world for those who have not had the opportunity to "be in" the desert. Close enough so you can do this when you are in Phoenix or Scottsdale during a conference, convention, or meeting.

Thank Sherry R
Westbury, New York
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67 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

what can you really say.??...a beautiful clean park where you can see the nice views of the city and great desert life. If your up for it physically hike as far up the trail as you can on Squaw peak and th higher you make it the more beautiful of a view of the valley you will be treated to...Bring... More 

Thank Jeffrey M
Dripping Springs, Texas
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240 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Spring in AZ is an incredible time to be alive! The desert is beautiful and the views are spectacular. This is completely different than the Desert Garden in town (not to be missed if you have the slightest interest in gardening), but it compliments it well. You get to see the cactus in their natural habitat--a great source of garden... More 

Thank 1234texas
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Trails for all ages and types of people. Great scenery and solitude w/o having to leave the city. We went on a Monday afternoon, and we had the trail to ourselves most of the time. Several trail options with varying levels of difficulty.

1 Thank Christopher S
Phoenix, Arizona
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1,133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is a place to get away. It's close in and convenient, but relatively deserted. Easy non strenuous hiking especially great for running a dog. Be careful of the sun and the rare snake

Thank Mike K
Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Many hikes to choose from of varying difficulty. The summit trail is the most crowded. we enjoyed #302 more as it was less populated and was a loop trail.

Thank familytraveler60878
Leduc, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The trails were great! I found on most of the trails that you rarely ran into anyone, except when on the trail going to the summit, it was a little overcrowded.

Thank gpjohnson
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What could be better in the middle of a city than a mountain preserve? Pack a picnic, head to the Phoenix Mountain preserve and enjoy nature, a picnic and taking a hike. The smells of the desert, the beautiful desert greenery and critters that call the mountains in this desert their home are a relaxing way to take a short... More 

Thank Mary M

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