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Piestewa Peak

2701 East Squaw Peak Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85016
+1 602-262-7901
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A Perfect Hike

The regulars know it already; if you are a visitor, this is a must-do. The hike up the mountain is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Blakesleefam
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Flat Rock, Michigan
Beautiful Scenery

Hiking here is great, the view of the city from up on this mountain is gorgeous. I highly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BeeGail
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Sweet Home, Oregon
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great hike” (73 reviews)
“summit trail” (32 reviews)
“bring water” (39 reviews)
LOCATION
2701 East Squaw Peak Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Camelback East
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+1 602-262-7901
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The regulars know it already; if you are a visitor, this is a must-do. The hike up the mountain is well-marked and made easier by continuous switchbacks (until you reach the peak). There are also several trails around the peak for those who don't want...More

1  Thank Blakesleefam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hiking here is great, the view of the city from up on this mountain is gorgeous. I highly recommend this hike to anyone who can handle the climb.

Thank BeeGail
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic inner-city hike with amazing views. In the summer you have to begin before sunrise but the thrill is worth it. Pack plenty of water. In fact I carry two completely frozen water bottles which melt as you hike. Perfect!

1  Thank AliciaPhxtoHK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live by the mountain and can not get enough of the views, hikes and community. Visitors, please bring plenty of water as this is not just a walk in the park.

Thank Kathy E
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My brother in law and I hiked up nearly to the top. It does take some effort, but the views are fantastic. Bring plenty of water, cellphone and watch for heat warnings in the summer.

Thank 1952Mike
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is an amazing way to see ALL OF PHOENIX from a birds eye view... HOWEVER... it is a difficult trail and you MUST take a lot of water. In the summer months, I would suggest not heading up ANY LATER than 7.00am. My husband...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 14 June 2017

If you want to have a picnic and go for a nature hike, this is the place. Rustic and beautiful with several paths to take for as long or short a walk as you might like. Wear walking shoe gear and bring water as it...More

Thank Anita H
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

My husband & I enjoyed this hike. We are in decent shape & it took us approx. an hour to hike up (said 88 floors climbed on our IPhone), 45 minutes down. Areas of the trail are pretty steep. Little areas of shade, but mostly...More

1  Thank Love2Travel9999
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We chose an early morning hike to beat the heat and to try to catch the sunrise at 5:18am. We were surprised by how many people were already there. It was a great hike, beautiful views and we caught the last bit of sunrise on...More

1  Thank Danita Thomas H
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We are east coasters, our hikes are usually in wooded areas so this was a nice change! It was definitely challenging since we were idiots and started at 1:30pm, but with a lot of sunscreen and water, we made it :) It took us around...More

1  Thank Kristen P
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evelyn51956
28 January 2015|
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Response from Cesar G | Reviewed this property |
Desert Vista trail over by Dove Valley is an easy one. I would also recommend the Apache Wash trail.
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evelyn51956
26 January 2015|
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Response from DCVentures | Reviewed this property |
Well... It's not a smooth inclining trail. Mostly stepping on rocks of uneven heights. Depending on your comfort level and fitness level but I would say no. 😄
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evelyn51956
26 January 2015|
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Response from Michelle C | Reviewed this property |
it is quite steep and crumbly. I personally wouldnt do it with a baby as i am clumsy to begin with.
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