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Echo Canyon Trail and Recreation Area

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Address: 5700 North Echo Canyon Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85018
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If you love the outdoors, this is the place for you. I enjoy the warmth or heat of the sun so I was in heaven. If you're not a warm weather or hot weather person, find something... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Spotsylvania, Virginia
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Spotsylvania, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you love the outdoors, this is the place for you. I enjoy the warmth or heat of the sun so I was in heaven. If you're not a warm weather or hot weather person, find something else to do. A good place to go to hike, walk or ride your bike

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hike, was fairly challenging for 50 year old that runs 3-6 miles daily but was not difficult. Arrived on a Friday am about 730 and had no problem with parking. We left at 930 and people were circling for spots.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I just went hiking here last weekend. Parking is much more ample than at some other parks, but I still suggest getting there early. Bathrooms and water fountains are available near the parking lots and were not excellent, but clean enough. Trails are well marked with signs explaining difficulty. The trail to the top was excellent. You'll... More 

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Thank Michele M
Paradise Valley, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the hardest of all the trails on Camelback Mountain but by no means too hard for a seasoned climber. The trail starts off with a more gradual but steady incline and soon turns into a hand over hand on the climbing rail. It then somewhat levels off and then starts a very steep climb once again and each... More 

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Thank Dan C
Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely a great spot to hike. It has something for all difficulty levels. We couldn't quite make it to the top with the group we were with, but next time we will!

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Manassas, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is really nice. If you have walking or breathing issues take it slow and listen to your body. I was only able to make it to the Mountain side steps then I turned around. It took me a good hour to walk that far but I did stop a lot to take pictures and catch my breath. It... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I did this beautiful hike up camelback mountain around 930-10 am and finished around 1. This hike is not for everyone but if you take your time and stop for water breaks and rest... most people can complete this adventure. This was such a great experience and really shows off the views in the Phoenix area. BRING... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have done this hike several years ago, but had the opportunity to again and took it. I was looking for a challenge and it was, but the adrenaline rush and view by completing it was well worth it. Took 2 hours from bottom to top round trip

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Challenging to find a parking space, challenging to get to the top, but rewarding after you make it! Not good for beginners or anyone out of shape. Bring lots of water and good hiking shoes. 360 degree views from the top.

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Murray, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

This is a steep hike. There were rangers posted at the trailhead to be sure that the hikers knew what they were doing. There were also several warning signs, both at the beginning and several times along the trail. Bring enough water, Stay on the trial, etc.

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