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Phoenix Mountain Preserve

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Address: 1431 E Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85022
Phone Number: +1 602-335-1962
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Offers more than 23,000 acres crisscrossed with trails.

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Piestewa Peak

What a hike! They say it's rated extremely difficult and you know what?? IT IS! We had a great time climbing up the rocks and looking at the amazing view points. What always... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a hike! They say it's rated extremely difficult and you know what?? IT IS! We had a great time climbing up the rocks and looking at the amazing view points. What always amazes me about hiking trails like this is the amount of people I see that don't carry water with them. I'm always stunned by that. This hike... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Phoenix area for a week and hiked in the Preserve 3 times. An awesome spot to get away from the city to enjoy the outdoors. Good for all ages - we hiked trail 302 with our 7 year old & hiked the Summit 2 with Family. Don't miss this jewel in the desert.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had myself a great hiking day, amazing weather so needed plenty of water. I did trail #8 which also had an "a" and a "b" which lead to great views of the city to the west of the mountains. One thing to remember at this time of the year, when the sun goes down, it's dark and cools off very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is close to Scottsdale. Several trails. Not too strenous. Lovely views. Well kept trails. Will go again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is one of those places that gives you the true flavor of Phoenix as well as Arizona/ It is well worth the time. The views are stunning.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I have tried several different branch points here and enjoyed them all. Trail number 8, 100, and 8A are all really enjoyable. 8 has a lot more strenuous opportunities, where as 100 is more or less level with much less elevation gain throughout. My pics are from two different days and some different segments. Well worth it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

There is good access and parking for Phoenix Mountain Presserve via 24th Street and Lincoln.You get some great views over Phioienix and Scottsdlae and see the mountains beyond. Not quite as diccult as camelback, but tougher that the McDowell's you will get a good work out if you make it to the peak on a hot day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We went to Phoenix Mountain Preserve. There are nice vista views. There is lots of great trails for hiking. The many covered picnic table areas are also so nice for enjoying a picnic lunch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

If you like to hike, mountain bike, or camp this is a place to visit. Endless trails allow for exploring - justl make sure to bring plenty of water. The views are phenomenal. For out of owners, the early spring or winter months would probably be best as temperatures are very hot during the summer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Beautiful views, lots of hiking trails, I bring all of my recycles to the ranger station here.. love it

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