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Phoenix Mountain Preserve

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1431 E. Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85022
+1 602-343-5125
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Hiking In Phoenix Mountain Preserve Good for Novice Hikers

The Phoenix Mountain Preserve is a great place for novices to go hiking. The trails are not steep... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Harry W
Two Areas

This preserve is made up of several different areas and I know that I went to at least two of them... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
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Offers more than 23,000 acres crisscrossed with trails.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1431 E. Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85022
Camelback East
+1 602-343-5125
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Phoenix Mountain Preserve is a great place for novices to go hiking. The trails are not steep and the scenery is beautiful. Be sure to take adequate water with you.

Thank Harry W
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This preserve is made up of several different areas and I know that I went to at least two of them: Piestewa and North Mountain. Both areas have parking areas and some signs. However both places need more parking (overflow lots would be nice) and...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 3 December 2017

This area is a good place to hike. There are good trails and lots of scenery. Good for bicycling as well.

Thank michael m
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Was a nice getaway from the city for a bit. Sad you could still see the city from all angles, but a good hiking and biking place.

Thank Ohh K
Reviewed 26 November 2017

My sister and I were looking for a relatively easy, flat hike in the desert. The visitor center here is very helpful and open nearly every day of the year. The hikes range from easy to very difficult. We made a loop out of the...More

Thank LocalGirl55
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Quieter and not as busy as Squaw Peak and Camelback...and not as challenging. Remember to bring lots of water and wear good trekking shoes and stay away from bushes b/c of snakes. Phoenix has many places for short hikes.

Thank JenHLee
Reviewed 15 November 2017

The views are beautiful, its a very easy walk on this trail. The parking lot is very very limited ( probably no more than 20 or so parking spaces). Alway bring water specially in summer time.

Thank orlykleber
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We had a lovely hike here and there are so many areas to park and BBQ or enjoy your lunch on the long tables provided at multiple levels. The hiking here is really lovely and private as there are recreational areas set up like plazas...More

Thank CheersSacramento
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Small parking lot at the trail head. We parked across the street on a Saturday morning- at the high point of the trail another hiker stated that cars were being towed from that lot... we finished the hike and were fine though it is posted...More

Thank Itsus6
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We here for an early morning hike in the summer with a work group. I LOVED the Quartz Ridge Trail hike...I would judge it as Easy but some would say Moderate. Love the views at the end and a must do when hiking in the...More

Thank Springman51d
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Colleen G
1 March 2015|
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Response from H C | Reviewed this property |
Closest hotels I can think of would be the Pointe Hilton, Squaw Peak, Best Western InnSuites Phoenix Hotel & Suites, Arizona Biltmore, Camelback Inn, and The Omni Scottsdale at Montelucia. The first 2 would be the closest... More