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South Mountain Park

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Address: 10919 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-8302
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+1 602-262-6862
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10:00 - 22:00
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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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Been on this mountain many times hiking and biking. The views during an afternoon are great. I've been wanting to go to see a sun rise.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Been on this mountain many times hiking and biking. The views during an afternoon are great. I've been wanting to go to see a sun rise.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Vantage point of the valley. Great place to take out of town guests. Fun drive up the mountain...Go to LO Lo's Chicken and Waffles afterwards.

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Thank Damien B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

*Disclaimer* We drove up this mountain because we were exhausted from climbing Camelback Mountains the day before. This may not be the best way to experience South Mountains. Like I said, we drove up the mountain. It's a treacherous drive up the mountain, unlike anything Ive done before. Its narrow, and twisty. On the way down the mountain, you're the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A beautiful area to drive to the top or hike one of the many trails. We drove to Dobbin's Lookout and the views at sunset were stunning. We were able to watch the mountains turn red during the sunset. You get a whole view of Phoenix and surrounding areas from the lookout. Driving to the top is full of curves... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great for hiking, biking, events, or just a picnic this large plot of land was saved for the public by some very forward thinking public servants. Thank you

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This park..on the south side of Phoenix...has winding access roads and many hiking paths. At the top of the mountain are outstanding views of the city and valley.

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Conway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

takes you to the peak for views of sunrise, sunset and night view of the city lights. Be sure to check this out when in Phoenix!

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Merrillville, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I drove to the top of the mountain for the view of Phoenix. It was very much worth it. There were several pull-outs along the way to get more pictures. There are also plenty of hiking trails, but I didn't do any hiking. There is an educational center where I got some information about the park before I drove to... More 

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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much publicity but recommended by a local when we asked for good hiking venues. Delightful views of Phoenix; good trails; nice education center. Should start out early in the day before the sun is at it peak.

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Phoenix, AZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a treasure. Plenty of hiking and horse riding trails for multiple fotness levels. Incredible views from Dobbins Point.

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