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Address: Exit 219 off Interstate 10, Picacho, AZ 85241
Phone Number: 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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Civil War Battle

This was an interesting park if you enjoy Civil War history. There are a couple of trails and an outdoor display explaing about the Battle. $ 7 per car.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2016
rockcole
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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206 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This was an interesting park if you enjoy Civil War history. There are a couple of trails and an outdoor display explaing about the Battle. $ 7 per car.

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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Nice clean and quiet park. Has good showers and water/power 20/30/50 hookups. Great hiking trails. Was kind of windy. Face your canopy south.

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Chandler, Arizona
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104 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

About an hour South of Chandler, on the I-10 Eastbound towards Tucson, the iconic profile of Picacho Peak rises from the flat desert floor. If you are up for a challenge, the hike to the top beckons. The steep, rocky Hunter Trail to the summit is well marked and maintained, yet the park's trail map neglects to mention one fact:... More 

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Phoenix
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42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

We spent three nights in this park which proved to be a nice, relaxing, and fun outdoor adventure. Desert scenery = beautiful this "spring time of year". We hiked the several trails in the park which were maintained extremely well . The public restrooms and shower were provided with the RV site & they were very clean and well maintained... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Picacho Peak is a fabulously exciting hike if you go all the way to the top. After you get past the saddle, you'll be hiking on some pretty steep terrain. In fact, at one point there are chains driven into the wall that you'll need to use to help yourself get up. Make sure you are prepared with gloves, plenty... More 

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Hope Hull, Alabama
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Hunter trail is a bear but well worth the climb. Rangers are super nice and helpful. The campground is neat and the bathrooms and showers are clean.

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Lebanon, Maine
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86 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

If you love local history, Picacho will give you your history fill...... Amazing beauty with so much local LDS and Civil War era history. Lovey area for hiking and exploring. I traveled with a handicapped Senior Aunt........she enjoyed the low lying monuments, views and picnic area. I didn't suggest for young children under 7 years old.........the trails can be steep.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

I really enjoyed this trail and the adventure. I would definitely suggest bringing gloves, as well as plenty of water and snacks. My only other point, besides this being super enjoyable, is check the weather before you go. We went when it was very windy and a storm was coming which definitely made us nervous. So, pick a good day...... More 

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Oro Valley, Arizona
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139 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

04/02/16 - What do you do when a friend asks you to hike Picacho Peak for her birthday? You plan a party on top of the mountain! 4 of us climbed the hill yesterday and enjoyed the challenges. It is not an easy hike, and you definitely need to wear gloves, preferably the working glove type (leather, full fingers) because... More 

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Thank Laurence L
Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

This is a beautiful State Park, and if you are a veteran the entrance fee is half price! Lots of hiking trails and spacious camping sties. They just had a Civil War Re-Enactment.event. The experience is priceless, a true history lesson. Three battles were fought in the west and Picacho Peak is one of them. Rangers do a great job... More 

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