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Hole in the Rock

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Address: Papago Park, Van Buren St. and Galvin Pkway, Phoenix, AZ
Phone Number: 602 256 3220
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Early Hike

Get there early!! Opens at 6AM keep an out for the amazing lizards and ground squirrels . Not a tough climb. It's open to the public free of charge.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Killeen, Texas
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Killeen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Get there early!! Opens at 6AM keep an out for the amazing lizards and ground squirrels . Not a tough climb. It's open to the public free of charge.

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Peoria, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went for a field trip with my Grandson's class. The whole class climbed into the hole, and took a picture. Kind of steep, but I was thinking could be dangerous for roudy kids.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were visiting friends in the area and they took us here since it was so hot and not the best weather for a long hike. Easy parking right next to the PHX Zoo and a very quick (3-4 minute) hike up a pretty easy rocky hill to the top. There is a great sign explaining how they used to... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enter through the Phoenix Zoo parking lot and you can't miss it. Parking close is a bit small and very popular in the evening. Maybe five minutes from the back side and your there! Very accessible for smaller kids too...just don't be stupid...watch em. Bring a fish-eye lens and make a great picture! Very popular with tourists seen a lot... More 

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Clinton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is great for hiking and taking great pictures. My friend and I enjoyed climbing up to the hole. Its pretty easy to do. Make sure your wear proper shoes. Great view of the city as well

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Thank austin b
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hiking spot for beginners, amazing views of Phoenix and the valley, not crowded, next to the Zoo, great to take pictures and relax

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Norcross, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only had a brief time to do something while on a very short stay. This was close by and was worth the trip. Interesting geologic formation and some great views!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A magnificent viewpoint to visit. Not far from the Phoenix Zoo .A pleasant and easy uphill walk to the Hole about 300 yards from the car park.Amazing views..

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to watch planes landing at Sky Harbor and a panoramic view of Papago Park. Very easy hike.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great quick stop if you need to do something free or get out. It is an easy hike up, we did it in flip flops and my 2 year old walked up. It is a good view and something unique and fun. Worth a quick trip over if you are in the area or just looking for... More 

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