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This is a relatively new park just a few miles (10-15 minutes) from Mid town Phoenix. Went on a sunday afternoon in March. Pretty busy place with limited parking. We parked along road just outside of entry gates. They are in the process of building...More
There are numerous trail options at this park. We parked at the dreamy draw recreation area and hiked for miles. The trails are marked, but not great. We missed some turns because the signs were not frequent or present at all intersections. There were no...More
Piestewa Peak is a great hike. It is steep at times and most everyone will break a sweat!
There is usually some wildlife seen on the trail. On a sunny morning you will likely see at least one of a variety of medium sized lizards.(harmless...More
The reason why I climbed this peak had to do with Milton Erickson. Dr. Erickson is the father of modern hypnosis and a task he frequently assigned to to his clients was to climb this peak. There is a bench with a marker they're about...More
OK -- so the only other hike we had done in Phoenix prior to this was Pinnacle Peak -- and that was a great hike... Piestewa was a shock to the system, but so worth it.
We parked in the neighborhood below and made our...More
I hike it all the time & cringe when I see an adult w/ a baby/young child on their back or front! It is a challenging hike and one stumble could cause irreparable damage to your little one. So my answer is absolutely not!