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“A close to the city recreation area.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Papago Park

Papago Park
625 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008 (Camelback East)
(602) 495-5458
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$82*
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Segway Tour of Tempe Town Lake in Arizona
Ranked #20 of 160 things to do in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: This park offers runners both paved and dirt trails.
Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“A close to the city recreation area.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We discovered this park by accident, going left instead of right, but finished up spending several hours wandering the trails and hiking the relatively small hills. We thought the trails were not that clearly marked but we were still able to wander and spot some interesting animals and plants in the area. As for the Hole in the Rock, it was on the other side of the road after we had searched in the double hill area. Great place for exercising.
A food day's fun.

Visited March 2013
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Close to home.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

This is a great park to hike if you don't want to drive miles to get out of the city for just a few hours. It is also very close to the botanical gardens and the zoo, both of which are well worth a visit.

Visited March 2013
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“A Good Place to Hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

If one is looking for a chance to some hiking but doesn't have a lot of time, this is a great option.

Visited March 2013
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Akron, Ohio
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Hole in the Rock”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

The park is actually quite large. We had to ask a local for the location of the Hole in the Rock. What a different place! Even tho it was pretty hot (they were having record highs when we were there!), we still enjoyed the picnic area and the hike to the hole. Well maintained and clean.

Visited March 2013
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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Great place to walk or run”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Nice park in the middle of Phoenix! Paved and dirt trails are scattered among the buttes that dot the area. Visit hole in the rock for a nice view of downtown and the surrounding lakes!

Visited May 2012
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