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Piestewa Peak

Address: 2701 East Squaw Peak Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85016 (Camelback East)
Phone Number: 602 262 7901
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Ranked #22 of 133 Activities in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Hiking Trails, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
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Type: Mountains, Hiking Trails, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

If you are up for a challenging walk, take the 1.2 mile hike up to the top of Squaw Peak(aka Piestewa Peak Park). Take the Summit trail... it takes about 60-90minutes to the top and the same back down. Breathtaking views for 360* and just stunning. This is a popular trail, so be aware of the many other hikers. It... More 

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CENTENNIAL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Really nice place with plenty of room to hike. Lots of trails to follow for a good day hike. Pay attention to where you are so you take the correct route!

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Calgary, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Any can one in average condition should be able to make it. Yes you will work up a sweat but if you Can't hike to the top, then hike to the gym. Great above average Arizona hike with great views from the top.

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Syracuse, NY
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is a moderate level hike with a beautiful view from several vantage points on the mountain. There are several rest areas also. Saw a roadrunner on the way down.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

EXCELLENT CHOICE when deciding WHAT TO DO while in PHX! I found this on hikeSquawPeak dot com which was full of PICTURES and INFO. I needed (excellently done site by the way!) For EVERYONE, friends, family or by yourself...the hike and the hikers were VERY FREINDLY which made this even better. FANTASTIC VIEWS and Fun!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This was quite steep, we almost turned back a couple of times, but the view from the top was amazing! We were inexperienced and it took us 2 1/2 hours round trip. Take water and have shoes with traction.

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Tempe, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

A great stop for local and visiting hikers OR if you want a solid workout. Who needs a stair stepper when you can step your way up to one of the best views in the Valley of the Sun. Parking is adequate. Bring water if you are going to hike later in the day in the hot sun (proceed with... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Maybe if you are a frequent hiker this peak is a piece of cake but for the rest of us...wow! Woke up the next morning sore from places I didn't know I could even be sore from! Overall it had beautiful scenery and plant life. Been back several times and have always encountered very friendly fellow hikers. It has several... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Pros: nice hike close to downtown, makes you test your physical endurance if you make it in 25min to the peak. Cons: very popular and always crowded on the trail, difficult to park

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Redmond, Washington
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12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This takes about an hour to get to the top. A bit less than nearby Phoenix standby Camelback Mountain, but close enough. Great exercise, and a very nice view. What more can you want?

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