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“Killer hike!”
Review of Piestewa Peak

Piestewa Peak
Ranked #9 of 228 things to do in Phoenix
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Sedona, Arizona
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161 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Killer hike!”
Reviewed August 25, 2012

This is not for wimps! The views are worth it but it is a pretty tough hike, steep and windy. Love it!

Visited March 2012
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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“Good hiking place”
Reviewed August 10, 2012

There are many different trails interconnecting from easy to difficult. One can always find a parking place. The summit trail offers a wonderful view of Phoenix. All trails have stone benches to catch your breath or take memorable photos.

Visited April 2012
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“:-) nice hike”
Reviewed July 28, 2012

Still known to me as Squaw peak, it's at 2608 feet and is the second highest point in the Phoenix. It is located in the Phoenix Mountain Preserve. provides awesome views of the city and it's surroundings. HAd to give it to trys since the first one was stoped by a dust storm.
Was well worth the effort.

Visited June 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 attraction reviews
“Heavily Used”
Reviewed July 21, 2012

Great experience and all visitors should go, but weekends are very crouded and the trails are overused. Bring water

Visited May 2012
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Helsinki, Finland
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197 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Excellent hiking trails in the city center”
Reviewed July 15, 2012

I go hiking here almost every Sunday morning - it has great trails that meet all levels of walking to serious hiking, running or mt biking - it is just great to have this in the middle of the city and you feel like you are in the wild!

Visited July 2012
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