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Piestewa Peak

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

Wonderful hike!!! Went early .... fun but strenuous! If you want a Parking spot ... go early... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
wagon747
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Kansas City
via mobile
Its Good for getting in shape. Also known as Squaw Peak

Amazing place to do some cardio or just enjoy the views. It offers plenty of parking spaces but on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
orlykleber
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Phoenix, Arizona
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great hike” (74 reviews)
“summit trail” (34 reviews)
“bring water” (40 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 via mobile

Wonderful hike!!! Went early .... fun but strenuous! If you want a Parking spot ... go early .... very busy the later you go

Thank wagon747
Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing place to do some cardio or just enjoy the views. It offers plenty of parking spaces but on weekends it get crowded. Its there deferents trails to hike but the most popular one is the one to take you to the top of the...More

Thank orlykleber
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wasn't quite sure what we were getting ourselves into but with lots of stops and breaks my son who is 8 my wife and I made the summit peak and back with no experience. Wouldn't advise doing it without a bit of knowledge and experience....More

Thank jimmyg8947
Reviewed 1 week ago

Piestewa Peak is very similar hike to the hike down to & out of Havasupai (where the blue green waters flow in the canyon and YEP it is the color of the Carribbean). It is not as difficult as Camelback.

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Climbing this peak is a challenging but manageable hike; very busy on weekends especially early mornings. I’d recommend a very early start in order to get a parking spot. Trails are not only well-marked but are practically a vertical sidewalk. People are friendly and courteous...More

Thank 740sunny2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

While the peak seems daunting my wife and i hiked this with our 5 month old in tow. It wasn't as bad as expected and the views are great.

Thank Brian_Van_D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of trails and beautiful scenery. You can bring your dog, just not on the summit trail. They must be leashed on the other trails. It's a great view of Phoenix and the trails are well kept.

1  Thank MiShellery
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you haven’t hiked Piestewa (formerly Squaw) Peak, you haven’t hiked Phoenix. It is to Phoenix what Angel’s Landing is to Zion and what Half Dome is to Yosemite: the area’s signature hike (sorry Camelback). You will see lots of people and lots of great...More

Thank jonathb5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to take in views of Phoenix. It is not far outside the downtown area. Accessible by car or taxi.

Thank journeymaid48
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I made it to the top after getting a second bottle of water from some other hikers.. This is very tiring in the midday heat, but making it to the top is worth the great views! Once you hit the railings, it's another 5 minutes...More

3  Thank gold74hokie
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mairzy1962
10 November 2017|
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Response from AliciaPhxtoHK | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if the rules have changed much in the past 20 years but it used to be strictly first-come-first served. You can bring your own chairs.
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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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