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Papago Park

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Neighbourhood: Camelback East
As featured in 3 Days in Phoenix and 3 other guides
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Address: 625 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
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+1 602-495-5458
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06:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 19:00
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This park offers runners both paved and dirt trails.

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Great for.......

.....sunsets, picnics, walking, enjoying just being. Big rock to climb up and view the city and sunsets, equally for us a moon rise on the other side of the rock.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

.....sunsets, picnics, walking, enjoying just being. Big rock to climb up and view the city and sunsets, equally for us a moon rise on the other side of the rock.

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Thank Carol W
Ottawa, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We first went to the east lot and climbed to the hole. Then got into the car and drove over to the west lot which has 3 more extensive hikes, but of varying difficulty and length. The gravel trails are marked with metal poles. There is a paved path for strollers or wheelchairs. We spent several hours and it was... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here after the Desert Botanical Gardens so maybe this a biased review. We did the short hike to the hole in the rock which had an OK view of Papago Park so later we explored the park. Sorry to say we were disappointed and didn't spend a lot time as it just wasn't very attractive. There are better... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous park in Phoenix. Easy to get to, with great, easy hikes, some of which are paved, for accessibility. The Phoenix Zoo, Desert Botanical Garden, and Hole in the Rock are here, too.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect place for a 30 minute break to a couple of hours.Papago park has several hiking trails. If you're not much of a hiker or are just starting out, this is a great place for you.

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Fort Edward, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there with some friends. Walked by the water part and up by the memorial. Not enough time to see all of it but intend to go back.

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful park with many activities. Great for hiking, sightseeing, picnicking, fishing and visiting the Desert Botanical Garden.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

wear your tennis shoes or hiking shoes there are plenty of trails to walk. bring some bread for the ducks and a fishing pole if you like to fish. this is a great place to take wedding photos, so much scenery to choose from.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We visit annually and the family always want to go to Papago Park. Kids can run and climb, folks can fish, walk or bicycle the trails and it is rarely crowded. There are plenty of picnic areas and a lot to see. I think many people are so new to Phoenix that they haven't discovered this gem yet.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

It was a good hike. Was able to get my daily exercise in. I will go again for a short trip but I would have liked it to be more

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