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Phoenix Mountain Preserve

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Neighbourhood: Camelback East
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Address: 1431 E. Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85022
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Offers more than 23,000 acres crisscrossed with trails.

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So Many Choices and Great Views

This is our regular choice for easy or longer hikes as well as bike rides. There really are so may to choose from that you should look at a map before going or the map at the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is our regular choice for easy or longer hikes as well as bike rides. There really are so may to choose from that you should look at a map before going or the map at the trails head at the south end of 40th Street. There is a main hike upwards or more level hikes or bike rides You... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Phoenix with my daughters and pup for some winter sun. As avid hikers, we headed for Camelback, only to learn it is not dog friendly. We were advised to go to the Phoenix Mountain Preserve. It was the perfect length hike with wonderful views over the city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic little hike right in the city! Beautiful views of the city and other mountains from the top of Two Bits Peak. Lots of people and dogs. Pretty rocky on the trail. Not too hard at the beginning but becomes steep closer to the top. Very nice! Worth a visit!

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Thank Lovetotravelforfun
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a Ranger guided tour courtesy of the Phoenix Library and learned many aspects of safe hiking in this area, including bringing enough water, walking sticks to keep snakes at bay, etc. There were plenty of opportunities for taking some beautiful photos and the vistas were worth it! Can't wait to do more hiking soon!

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Thank viergutzca
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoy walking around in this park. You can hike on the trails or just walk on the paved side walk. It is an awesome place to check out the desert in the city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of great hiking and biking routes. Pretty well marked. Some of the routes are more challenging than others. They can be a full day or a short one hour back and forth. Check to see which you want to do.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Be sure to visit the visitor center at North Mountain Preserve. A gem in the desert. There is a calendar of events too. There is so much activity here to indulge yourself with....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Took a nice hike to celebrate the new year. I am used to taking long walks around the neighborhood, but the elevation on this hike of almost 600 feet causes a little huffing and puffing. Nevertheless you can walk the nearly one mile up at your own pace and enjoy the vista views when you take a moment to catch... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My 7 year old son and I climbed some ways up the mountain. We enjoyed it and the experience of being up so high and being able to see miles around us. What an awesome view and experience. Definitely would've gone up higher but couldnt due to bum knee. Could you imagine the spectacular view up higher? If you can,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We hiked the Quartz Ridge trail (8A), which was 3.4 m out and back. It took approx. 2 hours but that was mostly due to traffic, picture opportunities, and puppy breaks. Without kids or puppies it could take as little as one hour if you're in good shape. Anyway, it was a lovely December morning and there were great views... More 

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