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Camelback Mountain

Phoenix, AZ 85018
+1 602-261-8318
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“echo canyon” (158 reviews)
“great hike” (205 reviews)
“great workout” (85 reviews)
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Phoenix, AZ 85018
Camelback East
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+1 602-261-8318
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My sister and I hiked this mountain. First day using the Cholla trail and a few days later using Echo trail. Both difficult and totally different trails but so worth it. The views and the rock formation are unlike anything I have seen before.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've lived in the Valley of the Sun for 15 years. Hiked everywhere but never made it to Camelback. Took some visiting business associates, and this hike was tough! Lots of boulder climbing, which means jumping down on the way back. Light gloves would help...More

Thank Will S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A tough hike. Don't go in the heat. Tougher going down then up for me. Very popular. Busy parking lot.

Thank pukasch
Reviewed 5 days ago

Camelback mountain anchors Scottsdale's biggest mall, great restaurants and hotels, and the busiest streets. The hike is strenuous at the top and too many people misjudge its intensity. The views are incredible and helps to gain a perspective on the area for miles around. Just...More

Thank 62goodones
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went hiking up the Cholla trail for the first time in a couple years. It is a great hike with great 360 degree views of the city. At this time of the year, you definitely want to hike this early in the day before it...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old Santa Fe style inside and out. Beautiful mountain views . Gardens with desert flowers blooming . Rooms comfortable beds and inviting . Beautiful resort property in the Scottsdale area. Close too lots of essential shopping and restaurants.

Thank Journeyman644
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect amount of time for a climb. 30-45 minutes to the top, multiple trails, not too technical and a great place to watch the sunrise. Get there early because parking is limited. Entire hike/ climb is self supported. One bottle of water to make it...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not realize that there actually was a Camelback Mountain in Scottsdale area. Loved seeing it on the landscape and how you can see the head and back so clearly! Had to drive around to get a close look from all angles. Don't miss...More

Thank lcmm03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hike wasn't all that bad. It was a little scary for people that don't like heights. The hike and view were amazing. Great way to start a vacation.

Thank Christina H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was majestic and peaceful, worth your time to see, loved our adventure, will definitely visit again!!

Thank jdorn1025
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Fabio V
What if im still up there during after hours and parked my car inside the gate?
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
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outoftownie314
What time is recommended for arrival?
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.
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merrle01
Do you have to have a tour guide? If not how much does it cost to climb on your own? Thanks!
7 June 2016|
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Response from Stacy S | Reviewed this property |
No tour guide! Free attraction and lots of locals climbing this for fitness daily!! Take water!!!!
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