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Address: Papago Park, Van Buren St. and Galvin Pkway, Phoenix, AZ
Phone Number: +1 602-256-3220
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Easy, 10 minute stop - great for families

Hole in the Rock is a formation located in Papago Park. After driving the loop around the park with various parking options by the lake, the picnic spots, and the restrooms, you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hole in the Rock is a formation located in Papago Park. After driving the loop around the park with various parking options by the lake, the picnic spots, and the restrooms, you can leave your vehicle right at the base of the trail. The 10-15 minute hike curves around the rock and ascends the back. Suitable for supervised young children,... More 

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Clio, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Was in town for one day, waiting to fly out, and wanted to be outside and go for a walk. This is a great little park, free, very clean, and the walk up to the hole was not difficult.

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very easy and beautiful hike. Great just to kill some time and it's free. There is a relatively easy trail up the back. Some people were scaling the hill in the front but that looked a little too dangerous.

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Thank JME2222
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's free! Easy parking. Easy flat walk to the rock. Easy to walk up. Fun spot for pictures. The teenagers really liked it. Definitely worth a visit.

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

neat spot. Thank god for the trail up the back. Too many people to get a good photo without a lot of people in it or annoying those trying to get one because there is limited space in that hole.

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Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very cool place to stop! So unique! Won't take long to see, maybe 30-45 tops. Great picture spot too.

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Cornwall, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This attraction is a short but pleasant climb to an interesting natural phenomenon; a wind eroded rock. From the top you have a beautiful view of Phoenix and the surrounding area. There is no admission charge to this attraction and is part of a larger park.

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Sicklerville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice spot for a quick hike and views from the Hole in the rock It is free and there was plenty of parking available. There are steps most of the way and then it can be a little slippery to walk to the hole area and on the other side, but it isn't too bad. You can... More 

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Longport, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You make your way up the back path and come into a hollowed out stone. You can sit in naturally made rock seats, have a picnic lunch or pop open a bottle of wine. Best time is at sunset. Only draw back is the planes - you're close to the air port

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Neat rock to hike up to. Easy climb, nice views. Doesn't take more than 30 mins though, unless you plan on wandering around the rest of the park. Worth checking out.

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