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Papago Park

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Neighborhood: Camelback East
As featured in 3 Days in Phoenix and 3 other guides
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Address: 625 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
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+1 602-495-5458
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6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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This park offers runners both paved and dirt trails.

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Great central Phoenix area park

Hiking, biking, connection with trails that lead to Scottsdale, Tempe, and Phoenix. And includes the Zoo, Botanical Gardens, and a gold course.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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138 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hiking, biking, connection with trails that lead to Scottsdale, Tempe, and Phoenix. And includes the Zoo, Botanical Gardens, and a gold course.

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Paw Paw, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a peaceful park, great in the afternoon as the sun is setting. What I love about Phoenix is there are interesting landscapes or landmarks to explore in the middle of the city!

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Mantorville, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great place for hiking, fishing, picnicking, watching the sunset/moonrise, playing horseshoes, and much more.

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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

.....sunsets, picnics, walking, enjoying just being. Big rock to climb up and view the city and sunsets, equally for us a moon rise on the other side of the rock.

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Ottawa, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first went to the east lot and climbed to the hole. Then got into the car and drove over to the west lot which has 3 more extensive hikes, but of varying difficulty and length. The gravel trails are marked with metal poles. There is a paved path for strollers or wheelchairs. We spent several hours and it was... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here after the Desert Botanical Gardens so maybe this a biased review. We did the short hike to the hole in the rock which had an OK view of Papago Park so later we explored the park. Sorry to say we were disappointed and didn't spend a lot time as it just wasn't very attractive. There are better... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous park in Phoenix. Easy to get to, with great, easy hikes, some of which are paved, for accessibility. The Phoenix Zoo, Desert Botanical Garden, and Hole in the Rock are here, too.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfect place for a 30 minute break to a couple of hours.Papago park has several hiking trails. If you're not much of a hiker or are just starting out, this is a great place for you.

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Fort Edward, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there with some friends. Walked by the water part and up by the memorial. Not enough time to see all of it but intend to go back.

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Pasadena, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful park with many activities. Great for hiking, sightseeing, picnicking, fishing and visiting the Desert Botanical Garden.

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