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Camelback Mountain

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Neighborhood: Camelback East
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Beautiful...a good hike

For a person of average fitness it was a tough hike up! But a great workout and you're rewarded with beautiful views. Take lots of water and be prepared to breathe hard and... read more

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

For a person of average fitness it was a tough hike up! But a great workout and you're rewarded with beautiful views. Take lots of water and be prepared to breathe hard and perspire!

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Scottsdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hike but not for the novice. Cholla Trail is less crowded for the most part. Echo Canyon can be very crowded and you need to climb over steep rocks. Make sure to bring lots of water. If you get stuck on the Mountain and need assistance off it can cost you big$$$.

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Thank Barbara M
Albuquerque
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great trail to hike but it is definitely not for beginners. The park does have bathroom and water fountain but watch for bees or other insects that are attracted to water. There are informative bulletin board by the bathrooms. Never go hiking mid-day, too hot in summer time.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We like the views of Camelback Mountain in the Phoenix area. It is a scenic mountain just to look at. But its more than just a scenic peak. There is a hike up the mountain. One is rewarded with the scenic views of the Phoenix area.

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As everyone says it is recommended to start early in the morning, it is a beautiful hiking path and the views are great. If you get caught by the heat, make sure you have plenty of water and something to cover from the sun. It is totally worth the hike.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ensure you go very early in the morning to avoid the heat! Beautiful hiking and views are amazing! Take plenty of water and sunscreen and stay on the pathways! Lively activity for all ages!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Camelback is incredibly scenic and a rewarding hike. You'll find great views of the city in the distance, and climb past scenic saguaros and dessert rocks. Only problem is the afternoon heat, I'd recommend would be to starting as early as possible.

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Thank Kipp7272
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

girlfriends weekend get away of fine dining, pool and exercise. this hike was perfect for us. we are in shape. its hot. you have to work hard to get to the top but its sooooo worth it.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went early in the morning and was not very crowded. Great workout and several areas I could rest on the way up and down. One of the coolest things I have done. Made the big breakfast I ate after more enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an interesting location with such natural beauty well worth a visit. I did the Cholla Trail with my friends as this is the easier one but they and I still found it hard work but well worth while. It is a good way to spend a day doing something different

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