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Camelback Mountain

Phoenix, AZ 85018
+1 602-261-8318
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“echo canyon” (163 reviews)
“great hike” (211 reviews)
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Phoenix, AZ 85018
Camelback East
+1 602-261-8318
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Reviewed 3 days ago

When you visit Phoenix, you cannot miss this when flying in. If you have the time, drive out to this mountain and take a hike up.

Thank dbyanski
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the most popular hikes in the Phoenix area is the Echo Canyon trail to the top of Camelback Mountain. Thousands of people a year start up the mountain but a couple of hundred require assistance to get off. The trail is rated a...More

1  Thank Carolyn_B_27312
Reviewed 6 days ago

On a recent visit to the Phoenix area we had the chance to hike Camelback Mountain early in the morning. This trail is well marked and meets expectations on the challenges described as you enter. We started out just before the sun rose which is...More

Thank BDKChicago
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Camelback Mountain is very famous for resembling a crouching camel. Hikers have enjoyed it for years. Newbies should know do it as early in the morning as possible. Wear very comfortable walking/hiking shoes-boots. This is very important to bring lots and lots of water!...More

Thank Karen110551
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tougher than I thought. We did the cholla entrance - be ready, because there is no parking; you will have to park out on the street and walk up to the entrance. To get all the way to the top is a bit hairy at...More

Thank Tim T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not an easy hike, quite steep in some locations, but doable if you take your time, if you are going in the hot months start very early and bring plenty of water. Small pack ir recommended, you will need your feet is a few locations....More

Thank Lukasz M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the most famous mountains in Arizona! Wonderful hiking time! Take water and comfortable shoes. STAY ON THE TRAILS!

Thank Ekekla08
Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Phoenix, please do not miss this wonderful hike. Yes, it can be too hot in June-August, but the rest of the year it is wonderful, when you get to the top you can see forever, because we have 360 days of sunshine and...More

Thank ktaddie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Camelback is so nice for hiking, views, proximity to the city... so many positives! The downfall: those positives attract many visitors and locals. If you prefer hiking all to yourself this may not be for you, BUT I encourage you to "put up" with the...More

Thank elbeekaa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a clear and early morning I walked the trails of the Paradise called Camelback mountain. Hiking alongside a few others we noticed dessert plants, various cactie,a road runner chasing another bird and caught it. There were a few rattle snake skins found, we noticed...More

Thank Paige C
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Karen K
30 June 2017|
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Response from dlemicetic1 | Reviewed this property |
It is probably doable any time of year or day given you are in shape and you prepare properly. In shape- are you used to walking longer distances, relatively strong legs and do you have good balance? Properly prepared- wear... More
Fabio V
20 May 2017|
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Response from krysta w | Reviewed this property |
Nothing will happen but you would want to leave before they shut the gate so you can get out
21 January 2017|
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Response from tapper99 | Reviewed this property |
As soon after sunrise as possible. If you're driving and it's a weekend, parking can fill up quickly. And you beat the heat.