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Hole in the Rock

Papago Park, Van Buren St. and Galvin Pkway, Phoenix, AZ
+1 602-256-3220
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Close to Scottsdale, easy to find and walk up to; great photo ops; lovely views. Public restrooms... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LovestoTravel129
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Seattle, Washington
A Gem in Phoenix

I had asked my Aunt & Uncle if they ever heard of the "Hole In The Rock" at Papago Park, they had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
photobratboy
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Rock Falls, Illinois
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“easy hike” (105 reviews)
“papago park” (88 reviews)
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Papago Park, Van Buren St. and Galvin Pkway, Phoenix, AZ
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Close to Scottsdale, easy to find and walk up to; great photo ops; lovely views. Public restrooms nearby.

1  Thank LovestoTravel129
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had asked my Aunt & Uncle if they ever heard of the "Hole In The Rock" at Papago Park, they had never heard of it, even after living in the Phoenix area for 15 years. We mapped the location and found our way to...More

2  Thank photobratboy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After visiting Phoenix may times, this was our first trip to the Hole in the Rock. I wish we had done it earlier! There is a path on the back side of the rock formation. It is not an aggressive hike, but individuals could benefit...More

2  Thank couleegal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We always enjoy seeing cool and natural sites such as this and my daughter just loves to climb. This is a short walk from the zoo with a nice park area and a play area for kids. A must see.

1  Thank 196LindaC
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you had this funny rock with a hole in the middle of it, wouldn't you create a park to surround it? It's fun to climb or walk, although you do need to be careful and perhaps brave. Very pretty/scenic.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with our 2 teenage boys and everyone had a great time. There is a short hike around to rear of the rock where you climb up into the hole. From there my boys and I went up top which is a little more...More

1  Thank Todd W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its exactly what it it says it is. A hole in a rock. It's a short easy hike to the top that affords some nice views and some good photo ops. It's a quick stop, so if your in the area or passing through. It's...More

2  Thank Mike O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a few hours before our flight and decided to visit to kill some time. So glad we did! We joined a large group of people watching the sunset, and then we took a walk around the lake to say hi to the ducks...More

1  Thank Kristin W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had just a few hours to visit just outside of the city. This was a great quick stop for a short hike to the hole. The views are gorgeous. I am glad I got the opportunity to go and would recommend it to others.

1  Thank Heather S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All eight in our group hiked up. Easy. Great photo op. All ages can hike up. Easy to park also. Good views.

1  Thank Kim38EdenPrairie
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Cindy J
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Response from alisafranz50by50 | Reviewed this property |
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Yeah , it’s free
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Ian R
14 May 2017|
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Response from mueller66 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, this is a easy walk from the zoo to the hole in the rock. From there to the botanical garden it is recommended to take the short bus ride as taxi might be difficult that outside town. If you walk it will be 20 minutes.
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