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Address: Exit 219 off Interstate 10, Picacho, AZ 85241
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+1 520-466-3183
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This park offers yearly re-enactments of the key Civil War battle that took...

This park offers yearly re-enactments of the key Civil War battle that took place here.

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Excellent RV Stop

Excellent RV stop between Phoenix and Tucson. There are so many things to visit and explore on an easy day trips from this location. The hiking and walking at the site is pretty... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Mississauga, Canada
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Mississauga, Canada
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250 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent RV stop between Phoenix and Tucson. There are so many things to visit and explore on an easy day trips from this location. The hiking and walking at the site is pretty good as well. Tucson itself is within the daytrip sphere. There are many RV parks at many of the "must see" places in this area. The advantage... More 

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of picnic areas. We hiked 2 miles of the sunset vista trail. Moderate level difficulty. The first part is up and down and then it moderates. Great vistas. $7 admission fee for the car.

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Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park stretches along Picacho Peak. The visitor centre is modern and welcoming with friendly and helpful staff. There's lots of parking and facilities for camping and hiking. The trails are well marked but most are at least moderate and you need to take note of advisories regarding the equipment you need to stay safe. There is an easy nature... More 

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Shingle Springs, California
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've stayed here twice now & will definitely return. Just off the highway but almost no traffic noise in the campground. Plenty of space for big rigs & the views are amazing. Lots of nice hiking trails & the park is extremely clean & well kept. Electric only sites but the beauty of the park makes it worth the stop.... More 

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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The two of us stayed two nights in our truck camper and loved it. The cactus are superb, with many saguaros on the surrounding hills and around the campsite. We took two of the short hikes, with great views and were sorry we didn't have time to climb up the peak. The bathrooms were clean and well cared for and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

We did not hike. Wonderful civil war information. Staff at the visitors center were very helpful. We enjoyed using our binoculars to see all the spots. Camp ground was very nice with all spots being electric. Nice looking bathrooms and showers.

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Addison, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

We spent 5 hours hiking....or should I say roaming around...Picacho Peak State Park. We're not serious hikers, so weren't quite prepared to scale all the way to the top of the peak, but enjoyed the hike nonetheless. The path wasn't very crowded on the day we went, but everyone we passed was very friendly and we shared great conversations. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Nice place to camp. Hikes were difficult but the young ones had a ball. You are wide open there so when the wind picks up, tie things down. Showers were not very good as they were Luke warm to cold. Otherwise, all is good.

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Scottsdale, United States
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

We stopped here on the way from Phoenix to Tucson for a picnic lunch. Great views and nice trails. There is a small visitor center and gift shop. There were lots of people hiking and enjoying the beautiful weather!

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Galveston Island, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

It was a overcast cool day when we headed to the state park - about 30 minutes from Casa Grande. We stopped at the visitor center and the ranger suggested we hike Sunset Vista Trail head on the southside of Picacho Peak ....but she suggested to do the first 2 miles only - after 2 miles it does get more... More 

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