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Papago Park

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Neighborhood: Camelback East
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Address: 625 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Phone Number: (602) 495-5458
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6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Activities: Hiking
Description: This park offers runners both paved and dirt trails.
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Great Park for Hiking

Great park for hiking. There is an attraction called Hole in the Rock which is interesting, easy trails to hike on. Can be busy at times. Great views of the city.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great park for hiking. There is an attraction called Hole in the Rock which is interesting, easy trails to hike on. Can be busy at times. Great views of the city.

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We stayed at Squaw Peak and found this little park by accident one morning. The playground area is shaded and there are a few paths for walking through desert area. Also a large pond with lots of birds to feed. Close to Starbucks. Good place for the early morning hours before the heat of the day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I like to go here to see the sunset and relax for a few minutes. It's right in the middle of town so it's not far to just stop over for a half hour or so and have a little picnic or just watch the sunset.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had time on our way to the airport so we drove through and took a walk up to the hole in the rock. It is a nice view from there and for us the hike was somewhat easy and short, even on a hot day. Took another trail near a lake, but were disappointed by the trash strewn about.... More 

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Edison
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It's an easy hike up to the hole in the rock where you can get a nice view of downtown Phoenix. We went around 7 when the sun was setting and it was a beautiful sunset watching from there.

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We had a few hours before needing to be at the airport, and we stopped at Papago Park. It was fun to climb around on the rocks and enjoy the outdoors while we were here.

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Beauty right in our back yard. My best friend, husband, and I decided to go hiking on Sunday. The scenery was just beautiful and serene. This is an awesome park with trails to fit every level. A true bunny oasis!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Kind of in a trashy area. Pretty and unique though. Don't go to the park after dark. Gross. Need to write more characters to qualify.

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Mason, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Stopped here looking to kill some time waiting for a colleague to arrive at Sky Harbor airport. This was close by and for folks that don't know or appreciate the desert landscape it is a nice place to check out. Adjacent to the Phoenix Zoo it is a short drive from the airport. I didn't do much hiking ( not... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I parked in the parking lot on the west side of Galvin Parkway and hiked toward the buttes - after watching a spectacular sunrise I was treated to some very well-maintained trails and just plain gorgeous desert scenery. During my couple of hours I spotted hikers, trail runners, walkers, dog-walkers, and mountain bikers. When I come to Phoenix on business... More 

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Additional Information about Papago Park

Address: 625 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Phone Number: (602) 495-5458
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Camelback East
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

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