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Camelback Mountain

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Address: Phoenix, AZ 85018
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Camelback Mountain Hikes, AZ

Early morning sunset or late evening is the most serene time (in my opinion). Echo Canyon is a great hike especially the stair-way to Heaven, up the left side. I would suggest you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Early morning sunset or late evening is the most serene time (in my opinion). Echo Canyon is a great hike especially the stair-way to Heaven, up the left side. I would suggest you have some experience before you hike Echo Canyon. Camelback entrance @ Invergorden off Scottsdale Rd. Its an easy hike, great for the entire family. Shorts, good shoes... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Camelback Mountain has several trails to hike. One of the most difficult is the Echo Canyon Trail. There are other less challenging trails on CB.. If your a moderate hiker you do ok.. Make sure you have good hiking shoes.Take plenty of water.. Start early and avoid the heat of summer which regularly get people in trouble who are unprepared... More 

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Scottsdale, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

to many tourist think they should go to hike camelback. It is not a hike for people who want good view and to see a nice desert skyline. It is for serious hikers. don't go unless you have a camelback, have real hiking shoes, and aren't scared of challenging hikes.

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Thank TAS
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've been out to AZ multiple times for business and I love hiking. Everyone always told me I needed to check out Camelback -- this week I finally had time to check it out! It was an awesome (and actually challenging) hike. Beautiful views of the entire valley. The only thing I didn't like was how busy it was and... More 

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Thank Christina G
Phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Camelback Mountain has several trails to hike. My favorite and one of the most difficult is the Echo Canyon Trail. There are parts of the trail that have a railing that you really need to use to hold on! There are those super athletes that run up and down the trail but that is really best left to the experts.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you like Hiking, go here. It's as simple as that! Great hikes! Challenging, but so rewarding! I am certainly going to revisit this mountain again, and again!

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Thank leahb361
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is by far one of the most breathtaking views of Phoenix. The hike is challenging...take a lot of water and wear great shoes. But it is more than worth the trek!

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Thank Dawn R
Surprise, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have hiked Camelback Mountain on several occasions, but always in the Spring or Winter. People have died in their attempts during the Summer. Hydration is essential. The mountain, which is really a big hill, provides great trails and views of the Valley. But it can be dangerous. Rattle snack bits are common and death from lack of water is... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a hike after a rainfall and I had been warned to watch for scorpions that wash down with the rain. We also notes rattle snakes sunning themselves on the rocks. Keep your eyes open and bring lots of water to stay hydrated!

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Thank Mary T
Woodinville, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hike and has great views of the entire Phoenix metropolitan area. Be sure to have a sturdy pair of walking shoes, awalking stick/staff and lots of water. Very important to keep hydrated. Best to avoid this hike in the Summer months.

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