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South Mountain Park

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Address: 10919 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-8302
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This, the largest municipal park in the world, is a popular hiking, biking...

This, the largest municipal park in the world, is a popular hiking, biking and horseback riding trail area.

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Great place to visit and reach higher heights!

Great place to visit and reach higher heights! The view of the city was very nice. It's a good place to bring your out of town guests.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to visit and reach higher heights! The view of the city was very nice. It's a good place to bring your out of town guests.

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Troy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Took a hike on the parks original trail called the Kiwanis trail. Was a little rocky a points but only moderate as far as hikes go. Great views of Phoenix and the valley as you keep going up in elevation. The parks rangers were very helpful in giving directions for the best hikes. Finished the morning by driving up to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is about 30 minutes from central Phoenix so easily accessible. The park has multiple trails across beautiful scenery so just pick the one that suits your experience. We did the Bajada Trail which follows the valley floor and is easy to moderate, The only feedback I would give is that you need to download the maps and be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove to the Summit and were astonished by the most amazing views of the city below. The road is in excellent shape and plenty of parking at the top. Trails are plentiful. We will be heading back soon for a trail walk. Sunrise and sunset would provide excellent photographic opportunities

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Wooldridge, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Windy roads, tough trails, and a quarter midget track! Lots of fun driving to the top and a great reward when you get there. Can't wait to go back at night.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This large mountain park, essentially in the middle of Metro Phoenix, is an easy short drive and well worth seeing. You can drive right up to the main outlook and several intermediate stops along the way. For the younger more energetic folks, there appear to be many hiking and biking trails and we noticed a horseback ride option at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful . The view at night simply amazing . Alot of things to do and see. Even hiking the trails

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to take visitors. Lots of trails for hiking, biking and so many wonderful places to look out over the city of Phoenix. In the spring it is filled with wild flowers and blooming plants of all kinds. Many picnic areas to enjoy or rest.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views; great trails; fun picnics; desert spaces... one can even drive to the peaks. Clean and well marked.

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to PHX every year to mountain bike and this area has the most challenging riding in town. It's also VERY popular for hikers and the place is usually inundated by 10 am. Go early if you want to ride on a weekend day.

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