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Camelback Mountain

Phoenix, AZ 85018
+1 602-261-8318
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“echo canyon” (165 reviews)
“great workout” (86 reviews)
“bring water” (128 reviews)
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Camelback East
+1 602-261-8318
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Constantly impressive and a focal point of Phoenix. Fun to hike, just remain hydrated and wear a hat, and nice to simply view. Watch for rattlesnakes. Great that Phoenix has preserved Camelback Mountain.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 2 days ago

During a visit to Camelback Inn for a business conference this past January, my wife and I got to enjoy the views of Camelback Mountain. The scenery made this one of the more relaxing conferences I have attended recently.

Thank Razorfish
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you enjoy hiking, being outdoors and love nature and great views, a hike up the Camelback is a must when in the Phoenix area. The Echo Canyon trail ascends 1280 feet over 1.14 miles. It is not an easy hike, but a reasonably fit...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 4 days ago

We hiked Echo Canyon mid week in November. It wasn't crowded and it was beautiful. Have good treaded sneakers or hiking boots and gloves wouldn't be a bad idea for holding on the rocks when going both up and down the mountain. It was challenging...More

Thank dianaChesapeake
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I recommend visit this mountain in early morning and avoid the weekends, as many hikers and visitors come here. If you have the physical ability you can hike to the summit as many people do. Other wise enjoy a moderate hike any a wonderful view...More

Thank khalid4kac
Reviewed 6 days ago

My second visit to camelback was via the Cholla trail. Last April i reported i could not figure where to park for Cholla so i went to Echo Canyon and i have read another reviewer express the same frustration. i have praised the city park...More

2  Thank jesse o
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been to Scottsdale three t I miss, but never hiked at this park. Wished we would have visited when younger!

Thank Feathers4638
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have hiked Camelback several times, but only the harder of the 2 sides, Echo Canyon. It is often tricky finding parking and you may have to circle around for a bit to wait for someone leaving, but it's never been more than a 15...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is one of the best hiking areas in Phoenix in my opinion. There are various trails to meet each hikers experience level. All of the trails are very popular so it’s like you are never alone, which is nice. Read up on the...More

1  Thank Sierra T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I (age 58 and 59, in excellent shape)hiked Camelback in mid-November, starting out around 1:30 pm. We’ve hiked all over the world, including the 110-mile Tour of Mt. Blanc in Europe. Camelback is unlike any we’ve traversed. At 5’4”, I needed to...More

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Karen K
29 June 2017|
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Response from dlemicetic1 | Reviewed this property |
It is probably doable any time of year or day given you are in shape and you prepare properly. In shape- are you used to walking longer distances, relatively strong legs and do you have good balance? Properly prepared- wear... More
Fabio V
19 May 2017|
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Response from krysta w | Reviewed this property |
Nothing will happen but you would want to leave before they shut the gate so you can get out
21 January 2017|
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Response from tapper99 | Reviewed this property |
As soon after sunrise as possible. If you're driving and it's a weekend, parking can fill up quickly. And you beat the heat.