Papago Park

Papago Park, Phoenix: Hours, Address, Papago Park Reviews: 4.5/5

Papago Park
4.5
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Whittygeek
Phoenix, AZ167 contributions
Diverse
Aug 2021 • Business
Great and diverse area to do photoshoots in. Saw a lot of people going hiking and having a picnic as well in this area. Overall pretty diverse and great area to visit.
Written August 30, 2021
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InfrqntTrvlr
Anywhere, MD50 contributions
Crowded
Apr 2021
I used to like this park and visited often. Back in the day it was possible to enjoy a quiet hike here. But the building of hundreds of apartments and condos along McDowell Road has meant that the park is usually busy now. Mountain bikers are in the process of ruining what's left of the park by cutting their own trails through the section to the West of Galvan Parkway. There was also a recent homicide here, and few details about it have been published locally. It's an urban park now, with little to none desert wildlife.
Written August 1, 2021
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AZSMF
Phoenix, AZ102 contributions
nice city park
Apr 2021
cool grounds, fishing lakes, picnic areas, and a hole in the mountain to hike up to. A kids paradise with a zoo right next door
Written July 8, 2021
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Scuffy13
Glendale, AZ770 contributions
There’s more to Papago than a hole in a rock.
Jul 2021 • Couples
Had no idea this park was so beautiful. Had been to Hole in the Rock before but missed the lakes and Ramadas. So glad we looked around.
Written July 4, 2021
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Randy
Albany, NY565 contributions
A desert oasis
Jun 2021 • Couples
Really pretty desert park. Take a quick 5 -10 min walk up to the hole in the rock for beautiful views. We also stopped at the White Pyramid grave / memorial for a history lesson on a leading founder of the State of Arizona at Governor Hunt’s Tomb.
Written June 27, 2021
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levtahor
Zichron Yaakov, Israel242 contributions
Nice dessert park
Mar 2021
Good place for a morning run, fairly relaxed trail running with some nature. Nice dessert surroundings.
Written May 24, 2021
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Kyle E
Peoria, AZ4 contributions
Great for fishing!
May 2021
Very scenic fishing spot. The park is well shaded around the lakes and the vegetation attracts all sorts of birds and other wildlife. There are several good sized lakes for community fishing. I got myself a decent sized catfish and saw several people pulling out some nice sized trout as well.
Written May 8, 2021
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RKNLOVESCOFFEE
Chicago300 contributions
Nice easy hike for those with minor walking issues.
Apr 2021
Just a nice respite in the middle of the crazy traffic dessert area. I have a back and hip issue and unfortunately all my walking and hiking are quite the back burner thing to do, but saying that, while were were staying nearby, we looked for a place that had different options for driving around, and siteseeing. We came here and drove to the Zoo parking lot, and found another parking area right under the Hole in the Rock parking lot. We exited the zoo parking area and too the first right driveway which takes you right under this Hole in the Rock area. Being walking limited I carefully ventured up this incline to the Hole in the Rock with my husband. I was able to almost make it up to the top, and this walk half way up was a great way to view the zoo down below and the beautiful palm trees and park. I loved this place.

My hubby went all the way up to the top of the Hole and enjoyed the view. This is a very nice park in the middle of craziness of the heavily trafficed Phoenix area.
Written May 5, 2021
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RoxieV
Bradford, PA211 contributions
Beautiful
Mar 2021 • Family
We visited Papago Park and the Hole in the Rock a couple times while in the Phoenix area. The park is absolutely beautiful, and the views from the Hole in the Rock gorgeous. The climb up to the hole, is easy that most anyone could do. If you are in the area, this is a must see.
Written May 4, 2021
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96skb
244 contributions
Easy for an afternoon outdoors
Mar 2021 • Family
We spent a couple of hours walking and enjoying the scenery. The parking lot was small, but it seemed like there was consistent turnover of spots so we got one quickly and had someone waiting for ours as we left. It was easy to stay far away from others as we walked around. We could see over at Hole in the Rock that it was very busy over there. We were able to walk up some of the rocks to see the view without too much difficulty. I didn’t take many photos without family members in them.
Written March 22, 2021
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