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Phoenix Mountain Preserve

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1431 E Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85020-3026
+1 602-343-5125
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Hiked here every morning. Go early before it gets too hot. Lots of hills for good exercise. Footing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nlenigma
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Corner Brook, Canada
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Dazzling

Awesome views and area. For a novice, it might take a minute to grasp the beauty of the desert but... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Kent B
,
Gurnee, Illinois
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Offers more than 23,000 acres crisscrossed with trails.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great hiking” (13 reviews)
“piestewa peak” (12 reviews)
“summit trail” (8 reviews)
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1431 E Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85020-3026
Camelback East
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"great hiking"
in 13 reviews
"piestewa peak"
in 12 reviews
"summit trail"
in 8 reviews
"visitor center"
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"desert hiking"
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"vista views"
in 2 reviews
"varying difficulty"
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"huffing and puffing"
in 2 reviews
"perfect length"
in 2 reviews
"small parking lot"
in 2 reviews
"well marked trails"
in 3 reviews
"nice scenery"
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"city limits"
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"nice hike"
in 6 reviews
"hour hike"
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"watch your step"
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"beautiful trails"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hiked here every morning. Go early before it gets too hot. Lots of hills for good exercise. Footing is good. Trails well marked

Thank Nlenigma
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Awesome views and area. For a novice, it might take a minute to grasp the beauty of the desert but this is a good place to start.

Thank Kent B
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We've hiked this preserve previously, but this was the first time we used the trailhead at 32nd and Lincoln. Very easy to find, and the first mile or so of the trail leaving the parking lot is very manageable. From there it connects to several...More

Thank RKM036
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Good hiking trails with great views of Phoenix. Not quite as green this year as last when there was more rain. Wildlife includes rabbits, quail, ground squirrels, lizards and occasionally a scorpion. Watch your step for occasional "land mines", dog owners need to clean up...More

Thank fist64149
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Hikes in the Phoenix Mountain Preserve start at moderate level and are well worth it. Views of Phoenix are incredible, landscapes are gorgeous. Ocotillos in bloom were captivating.

Thank Julie S
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Great views! Trails listed as moderate can be challenging, especially on the way down. would recommend you hike with a partner or group of people

1  Thank Will W
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We lived a couple miles away from the Visitors center on 7th street and hiked this park 3 -4 times per week. There is a nice variety of trails through the valleys, or up the mountains. North Mountain is a very heavily traveled trail and...More

4  Thank tckeown75
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Came early on a Sunday morning with a few friends to check out the scenery and do a little birding. Several trails with varying degrees of difficulty. Nice scenery, quiet and very clean, except for the dog droppings. Very tight parking and already full early.

1  Thank Jerri H
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We visited this park on a Saturday in February. The trails are well marked, some steep and suitable for hard trail running, others between gentle packed earth and even quite a bit of paved, wide trails. This area of mountains is typical Sonoran desert and...More

1  Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Next time I come here I’ll walk or run. I couldn’t find parking on a busy Saturday. Tons of great trails and clean and beautiful. Really nice place to come exercise !!

1  Thank katravler
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Colleen G
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Closest hotels I can think of would be the Pointe Hilton, Squaw Peak, Best Western InnSuites Phoenix Hotel & Suites, Arizona Biltmore, Camelback Inn, and The Omni Scottsdale at Montelucia. The first 2 would be the closest... More
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