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Papago Park

625 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
+1 602-495-5458
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This park offers runners both paved and dirt trails.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“phoenix zoo” (71 reviews)
“nice park” (24 reviews)
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625 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Camelback East
+1 602-495-5458
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful free park minutes from the airport. The park offers hiking. Fishing, walking trails, and a view of the zoo. You can sit on top of a hill and see the zoo animals.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Climb stairs to get to the top, in the back. Feel the breeze and fall in love with the sites. Stop at all stops on the way to the top. Park at each free and see the pond, picnic areas too.

Thank Mandi L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wife took the kids to the Papago Park Playground and said it was awesome! Even had sandbox diggers and other neat things to do.

Thank JKing2010
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Papago is a fun place to take the family and walk around. Not too hard and close enough to the city it is easy to get to.

Thank 150alisone
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

What a nice gem of a find. The hike wasn't bad and the views were amazing. The restrooms were clean.

Thank Ann A
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely park and you can either go for a hike or just sit by the pond. The hike to the top of the hill isn't overly strenuous but one up there you need to be sure footed. There are nice grounds all...More

1  Thank Friday13th_9
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

The park is close to the zoo and botanical garden. It's small in size and has several short trails. The most familiar is the hole in the rock trail that takes you to the "eye" in the most visible landmark in the park. The park...More

2  Thank Rob W
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Great views and easily accessible trail. Get here early for parking. Very close to Phoenix Zoo, a nice gentle hike prior to a day at the zoo would be perfect. Brought my dog who is well-behaved and easy to control on leash. There are bathrooms...More

Thank chubblestein
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Conveniently located right in the city, a great little place to let the kids burn off some energy. They enjoy the ducks and the fish pond and the trails.

Thank cbier
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Really cute place to go! Doesn't take up the whole day, a nice little walk around. The rock with the hole in it is cool but it can get crowded up there.

Thank Alexandra J L
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Mimi L
Is there anywhere to go swimming In this park? Like a river or lake while hiking?
11 June 2017|
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Response from mueller66 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lake but I am not sure if this is suited for swimming.
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Don M
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28 March 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth T | Reviewed this property |
625 N Galvin Pkwy. Phoenix
How far is the Papago Park from the Phoenix Airport Marriott? Our flight doesn't get into Phoenix until 3:00 PM....would that still be enough time to hike some easy trails and to see the beautiful spring flowers blooming in early March? Any suggestions on how to see the beautiful desert in bloom in a very sport span of time would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
25 January 2017|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
Depending on traffic, it is less than ten minutes drive.