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Silly Mountain Park

Address: HIghway US 60 & Silly Mountain Road, Apache Junction, AZ
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We are not hikers but wanted a scenic place to walk and Silly Mountain was perfect. Did the Botanical Trail as a warmup and then headed up the mountain. Pretty easy walking and a great view. Ample, easy parking. One issue was no maps and poor poster map for everyone to see.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

A fun hike up the mountain. My family group is physically fit so it was nothing but fun for our very first hike in the Apache Junction area. The trail we took was not difficult until we got a little higher where the trail got very narrow and very steep right at the top. A great place for a family... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

You can come here with anyone ! A first date, friends you haven't seen since highschool but arranged a hike through facebook, kiddos, or significant others. I have hiked up here with many people. I even went on my own a few mornings, and that is because there is almost always someone there, and there are smaller trails. There is... More 

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Lakewood, Wisconsin
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Relatively easy hiking in an area you don't need to be afraid of getting lost in. Easy access and parking. Doesn't cost anything.

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Mesa, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This hill looks deceivingly easy to hike. Take your water, wear good boots, and enjoy the views of the Superstitions.

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Apache Junction, Arizona, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

About 10 miles of hiking trails-- go for an hour or two or three.a good work out with a good view. There is also a shorter wheel-chair accessible trail at the base of the mountain that is paved and the local flora identified.

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Mesa, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Our Blue Heeler loves this area as much as we do. Is close to home, has nice variety of trails, plus beautiful informative Arboretum. Maps n water fountain available. Beautiful scenic views.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My husband and I visited his Dad in Apache Junction and did most parts of this little mountain's hiking trails starting at 7 am. The Huff & Puff trail is definitely just that, but honestly I thought it would be harder than it was. Beautiful views from all parts of the trails......must bring water and start early in the day!

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

took my kids ages 17 and 9 and this was a great little hike. Not too hard for the 9 year old - my son loved climbing a little higher than us girls. Take plenty of water - seemed like it would be ok for dogs too.

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This is a good, short hike, best done during the fall, winter, or spring months. Also has a little wheelchair-friendly interpretive trail. There are good views from the top, and several geocaches along the trail.

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