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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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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... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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 3 days ago NEW 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 3 days ago NEW

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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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW 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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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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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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Camelback trails are NOT for beginners!! People (aka unprepared tourists) die on this mountain every year. Please DO NOT GO IN THE SUMMER UNLESS YOU ARE A SEASONED HIKER USED TO THE HEAT. It is a beautiful, rewarding climb with great views, but do not underestimate how tough it is. Wear comfortable workout clothes, bring at least 2 liters of... More 

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

If you are not a seasoned hiker this one will get you. Even if you are a seasoned hiker this one can get you. It is steep, technical, and physically challenging. You may need to scramble some parts. It is only misleading because it's right in the middle of the city. Beyond that it is very worth it. If you... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to see the mountain, easy to find, plenty of parking (summer time) facilities available.

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

I can hike this mountain everyday. I love the Echo Canyon trail. There are place for cardio and places for strength training. I went up the mountain for exercise and found a view of a lifetime. Good to go as a single or a group

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