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Phoenix Mountain Preserve

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Neighborhood: Camelback East
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Address: Phoenix, AZ
Description: Offers more than 23,000 acres crisscrossed with trails.

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Always a beautiful drive.

I like the closeness of the drive, and the view is wonderful. from the top you get a wonderful view of the whole valley. You do get to see so much of the desert fauna, was great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I like the closeness of the drive, and the view is wonderful. from the top you get a wonderful view of the whole valley. You do get to see so much of the desert fauna, was great to see so much of it in bloom

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Bellingham, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It is great to have access to a natural area like Lookout Mt in the middle of an urban area. Its miles of trails and the easy climb to the summit are welcome active outdoors options. But this preserve seems to have been loved to death, with informal paths winding everywhere with attendant erosion and plant destruction issues. It is... More 

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Oak Island, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

There's pretty much anything you want to do there outdoors wise. Great hiking, mountain biking, photography, wildlife watching, and anything else you want to do in the desert. Certain parts of it feel like you're in the middle of nowhere, but you're just a few miles from a road at any given time. All levels of trails from flat circumference... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

There is a series of connected hiding trails through the city of Phoenix. Get a map from a visitors' center and start walking. Please pick up after your doggy.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I really love this place! I enjoy hiking with my dog and riding my horse on the trails. The volunteer staff is wonderful as well! Thank you for all you do!

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Hike in 2 of the several preserves, one being only 5 min from our condo rental. Trails are marked as to difficulty with good choices for young and old alike.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The mountains in the Phoenix Mountain Preserve offer quite a variety for some good day hikes. I live next to Lookout Mountain and hike with the dogs every morning for a short 1-3 mile hike. These trails have loose rock so wear sturdy shoes and watch your step. The parking lot is never full so I think of this mountain... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This is a very beautiful park. The trails range from Novice to Moderate. The park facilities are better then most I've seen.

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Trails are nicely marked. Go at your own pace. Several different areas to walk. Also covered areas for a picnic lunch. Obviously, the higher you go the better views, but they are everywhere. Conveniently located, also. Of course I just Love these AZ mountains!!!

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Lorain, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Start out by viewing the 10 minute video about the Museum's exhibits. There are so many old trucks and wagons close together that at times it's almost overwhelming. Anyone interested in fire fighting equipment and history could spend a lot of time here. Well organized by time periods to show the progress over many years. There is an Interesting display... More 

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Address: Phoenix, AZ
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Camelback East

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