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South Mountain Park

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Address: 10919 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-8302
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+1 602-262-6862
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10:00 - 22:00
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This, the largest municipal park in the world, is a popular hiking, biking...

This, the largest municipal park in the world, is a popular hiking, biking and horseback riding trail area.

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It's been approximately 3 decades now since I began my love relationship with South Mountain Park, a land mass covering more than 16,000 acres, a fact which makes it the largest... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Norman N
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Mesa, Arizona
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Mesa, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's been approximately 3 decades now since I began my love relationship with South Mountain Park, a land mass covering more than 16,000 acres, a fact which makes it the largest municipal park in the United States and one of the largest urban parks in the world. It has numerous hiking/biking trails throughout its expanse but due to ease of... More 

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Trenton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The scenery is breathtaking and the views over Pheonix were amazing. It was a clear, sunny day and we could see for miles.

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Thank Yvette C
Greenwood, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were there for business meetings and afternoons were spent looking at attractions around the city. We were there in October 2013, great views at sunrise and sunset.

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Thank Joey H
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Been on this mountain many times hiking and biking. The views during an afternoon are great. I've been wanting to go to see a sun rise.

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Thank Frank K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Vantage point of the valley. Great place to take out of town guests. Fun drive up the mountain...Go to LO Lo's Chicken and Waffles afterwards.

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Thank Damien B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

*Disclaimer* We drove up this mountain because we were exhausted from climbing Camelback Mountains the day before. This may not be the best way to experience South Mountains. Like I said, we drove up the mountain. It's a treacherous drive up the mountain, unlike anything Ive done before. Its narrow, and twisty. On the way down the mountain, you're the... More 

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Thank Edward C
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A beautiful area to drive to the top or hike one of the many trails. We drove to Dobbin's Lookout and the views at sunset were stunning. We were able to watch the mountains turn red during the sunset. You get a whole view of Phoenix and surrounding areas from the lookout. Driving to the top is full of curves... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great for hiking, biking, events, or just a picnic this large plot of land was saved for the public by some very forward thinking public servants. Thank you

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This park..on the south side of Phoenix...has winding access roads and many hiking paths. At the top of the mountain are outstanding views of the city and valley.

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Conway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

takes you to the peak for views of sunrise, sunset and night view of the city lights. Be sure to check this out when in Phoenix!

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