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Papago Park

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Beautiful. What a great way to start your day!

Stunning area and beautiful mountain views, great place to take a hike or just a nice fast paced... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pcain381
NIce Surprise Close to the Botanical Gardens

We saw this as we entered the Botanical Gardens and decided to visit afterward. Good plan! The park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rob M
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Fort Myers, Florida
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“phoenix zoo”(82 reviews)
“fishing pond”(7 reviews)
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This park offers runners both paved and dirt trails.
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625 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Camelback East
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+1 602-495-5458
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a morning to kill while waiting to pick up a nearby rental car so we decided to hike the trails in Papago park. The trails are good and the scenery is above average. Well worth the time spent.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ray F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning area and beautiful mountain views, great place to take a hike or just a nice fast paced walk. After you enjoy the views, you will be close to so many amazing restaurants to enjoy breakfast lunch or dinner within minutes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pcain381
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw this as we entered the Botanical Gardens and decided to visit afterward. Good plan! The park has trails that wrap around some large rock formations. We climbed to the top of one and what a view! The climb wasn't too difficult, but you'll...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rob M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice park close to the city but you are still able to "escape" the city and be surrounded by the great outdoors. There are nice little trails that take you into the rock formations and make for the nice little adventure exploring....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sporty1823
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved Papago park. There is so many private shelter areas. There is quite a few wonderful ponds. There is many trailheads. Excellent place to hang out

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MTTraveling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We almost didn't visit this park, as I had done the Ironman the day before and was tired and sore. My kids convinced me they'd take it easy on me and let me set the pace, so we went. Its a nice little park with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HerTriness
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parked in the Zoo car park and went up to the hole in the rock and then walked around the lakes and up to Governor Hunt's pyramid tomb. An ok park.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LoBommer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rock formations here are beautiful. There is one large, mountainous rock that has a hole in it and you can hike up to it for a great view. It was an easy climb. The park is pet friendly so our dog came with us....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mary D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I first went to the hole in the rock near the zoo. There was nothing to see besides the hole, and it was crowded. I was disappointed. I was leaving when I decided to cross the road to the smaller parking lot, or the left...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

My dad and I spent a fun afternoon exploring Pedego Park on fat bikes! The rock formations are beautiful and the trails are nice.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nicolekg
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Kate W
29 July 2018|
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Response from f037 | Reviewed this property |
No, it is more of a duck pond
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Kate W
29 July 2018|
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Response from parrott4278 | Reviewed this property |
It's a no swimming pond
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Kaiden P
23 June 2018|
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Response from ND_TravelerNd | Reviewed this property |
I saw people fishing but no idea what was being fished for.
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