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Camelback Mountain

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Neighborhood: Camelback East
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Address: Phoenix, AZ 85018
Phone Number: 6022618318
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Climbing in the Desert!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Jeanmarie J
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Phoenix
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Phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Morris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days 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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Surprise, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW 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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Woodinville, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This site was easy to find and the trails were easy to navigate. The rangers and regular run eras and bikers were very helpful. Drink PLENTY of water. Some areas were slippery. Photos are best at sunset. The mountain turns really red. Be sure to take in the backside which has a higher summit.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Friendly people along the trail, good hike and people bring water. Great views of the city and get a local feel. Get there early for roadside parking. Enjoy your hike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A semi tough hike will give you wonderful sites, but beware of the heat. Suggest a break of dawn start.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the great hikes in Phoenix. But too many people - tourists and residents - underestimate the difficulty the first time they go. Wear sturdy shoes, bring plenty of water and be prepared for some demanding sections. It's not a walk in the park.

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