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Address: Exit 219 off Interstate 10, Picacho, AZ 85241
Phone Number: +1 520-466-3183
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This park offers yearly re-enactments of the key Civil War battle that took...

This park offers yearly re-enactments of the key Civil War battle that took place here.

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Since we were planning to store our trailer for an extended time in the Phoenix area, we selected Picacho for a staging area and an early arrival at the RV storage site. What a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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ohio
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43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Since we were planning to store our trailer for an extended time in the Phoenix area, we selected Picacho for a staging area and an early arrival at the RV storage site. What a pleasant surprise to discover that Picacho Peak was much more than a freeway over night stay. The:spa like restrooms, the well-maintained area for viewing/photographing sunsets, the... More 

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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped at Picacho for 2 nights on our way to Texas. Very enjoyable, the RV sites are spaced nicely for privacy, the views are magnificent. One thing to note - there is no water at the sites but there is a potable water source as you pull in.

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Jasper, Indiana
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A challenge but I loved it! Definitely not for the faint of heart. A lot of up (and then down and up again) over a short distance. And after you reach the peak you get to do it all again in reverse. Thank goodness for the cables!

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Thank jkuntz62
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extremely clean and well maintained park and facilities. Showers and bathrooms were very nice. Many challenging hikes that offer ropes and even a small bridge. Saw small kids on the hike at the top and they did just fine. Bring gloves, water, food. It's long trek but fun.

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Thank Kevin O
Tucson, Arizona
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47 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time going to the top of Picacho Peak. I would not categorize it as a hike necessarily as there was a lot of climbing involved but it was certainly a challenge for me. Seeing the steel cables along the rocky mountainside was a little intimidating but I did it and am happily amazed. This was well... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just got back today from an overnight camp-out w/our Cub Scouts. We had the Road Runner area reserved. We had a camp area with several fire pits, and one main pit area, surrounded by the beautiful mountain-area with a view of I-10... Made for great white noise all night. It was warm throughout the day (80s) and chilly at night... More 

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Thank Jennifer L
Prescott, Arizona
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242 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good, convenient facilities for picnics protected from the sun, wind, etc. The views from the "flatland" are great. Did not try the trails, but obviously the views would be spectacular.

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Thank WHS-Eagle
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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215 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

This was an interesting park if you enjoy Civil War history. There are a couple of trails and an outdoor display explaing about the Battle. $ 7 per car.

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Mesa, Arizona
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Nice clean and quiet park. Has good showers and water/power 20/30/50 hookups. Great hiking trails. Was kind of windy. Face your canopy south.

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Chandler, Arizona
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111 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

About an hour South of Chandler, on the I-10 Eastbound towards Tucson, the iconic profile of Picacho Peak rises from the flat desert floor. If you are up for a challenge, the hike to the top beckons. The steep, rocky Hunter Trail to the summit is well marked and maintained, yet the park's trail map neglects to mention one fact:... More 

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