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Papago Park

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625 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
+1 602-495-5458
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Went mid-day, animals were all in their hiding areas. It’s only open till 2 and they rush you out... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kari S
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Ferryville
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Great hiking within the city

Amazing opportunity for outdoors hike right in the middle of the city, you feel quite secluded... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dmurray713
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Tampa, Florida
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This park offers runners both paved and dirt trails.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“phoenix zoo” (81 reviews)
“easy hike” (34 reviews)
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625 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Camelback East
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went mid-day, animals were all in their hiding areas. It’s only open till 2 and they rush you out around 1. Expensive two hours. A lot like any zoo. Meh.

Thank Kari S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing opportunity for outdoors hike right in the middle of the city, you feel quite secluded. There is a fairly simple connection from the rail to bus (Galvin Pkwy @ Van Buren St). There are nice trails leading into the park, but once you get...More

Thank dmurray713
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sulch a beautiful park! There is a short, easy trail you can take to Hole in the Rock. The views are beautiful! We went when it was a little to hot to go to a park but we wanted to see it before we went...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is a really beautiful city park in Phoenix, right next to the Zoo and very close to I10, if you are just passing through. We decided to go here to see the famous Arizona cactus because it was way too hot to go to...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Glad I went here , even on my own , Free and great views through the rock , Nice experience to see through rock and easy clim to it .

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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

I spent about 1 hour here. I went right in the the middle of the day so the heat was a bit intense. As long as you go well prepared you will be fine. Water, comfortable shoes, a camera or smart phone for some pictures...More

Thank Leslie F
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

A very easy walk up to the Hole In the Rock from the parking lot and the scenery from there is beautiful.

Thank Humphrey M
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

I am fortunate enough to work near here. This is a great place to go and chill out (well hypothetically speaking). The environment is conducive to a relaxing walk.

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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

The hike to the hole in the rock is really easy and the view is great. The rocks formations are amazing. But way too many palms around the artificial lake.

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

We started our hike at the "Hole in the Rock", which is a nice fascinating rock and provides a good view of the city. We wandered off to other parts of the park and climbed a couple of other peaks. The hike was fairly easy...More

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Kate W
July 28, 2018|
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Response from f037 | Reviewed this property |
No, it is more of a duck pond
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Kate W
July 28, 2018|
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Response from Lisa V | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don’t know if you can swim. I didn’t and I didn’t see anyone swimming - so I learn toward no, but don’t really know the rules
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Kaiden P
June 23, 2018|
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Response from ND_TravelerNd | Reviewed this property |
I saw people fishing but no idea what was being fished for.
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