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South Mountain Park

10919 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-8302
+1 602-262-6862
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10919 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042-8302
South Mountain
+1 602-262-6862
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Reviewed yesterday

This short drive from Downtown takes you to a mountain top with wild scenery and a view of Phoenix downtown and surrounding districts. This trip out is definitely worth the short drive.

Thank Suzanne N
Reviewed yesterday

South Mountain Park overlooks Phoenix - beautiful lights after sunset. The park has a long drive up to the top. There are a lot of covered stone barbeques for large gatherings and trails for hiking (take water!).

Thank Schep2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

In desperate need of outdoor time after a day or two of working in an office, I decided to check out South Mountain. I'm pretty sure I hiked the Mormon Trail, which was very easy, and provided a good perspective of the entire valley and...More

Thank olgabs
Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved Phoenix and loved the desert! Esp the cactus. They are so majestic and amazing. Lovely scenery and people!

Thank Fleur N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Park was in good shape. Nice view of the phoenix area. Lots of desert plants Roads well kept how ever very winding

Thank T9419CKwilliamw
Reviewed 6 days ago

grab a friend or family member and don't miss this wonderful walk on South Mountain Park, lots of great areas to take pictures. Enjoy the outdoors

Thank TiffanyTibb
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this park, there are so many trails and tons of scenery. best to visit of course in the fall thru spring but a definite staple year after year.

Thank rex h
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great way to get acquainted with the desert landscape, located within walking distance of the Arizona Grand Resort.

Thank 1981dalat
Reviewed 1 week ago

While passing through Phoenix, we took a little time to drive the 35 miles to Dobbins Lookout in this park. A few spots in the drive had slow speed turns, but manageable. Very nice spot on the top for viewing the City of Phoenix and...More

Thank Gloria J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a day trip and explore South Moutain Park. Once your drive up the winding road, the view from the tops is spectacular!

1  Thank Jan C
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Lisa H
It says the park entrance closes at 7, but does that mean you have to be OUT of the park by 7? We are wanting to drive up to the overlook.
2 May 2017|
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Response from jamespeterchau | Reviewed this property |
Gate entrances will be closed at 7pm and the trails close at 11pm.
Ryan G
What location has the best view? Looking for an easy hike or no hike at all. Our son is 4 and some trails are too difficult for him.
29 April 2017|
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Response from Martha M | Reviewed this property |
If you are looking for an amazing view of South Mountain Park and Phoenix with little or no hike, just fill your water bottles and drive up to Dobbins Lookout about 13 miles south of downtown Phoenix (10919 S Central Ave... More
is there a restaurant with a view nearby?
2 March 2017|
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Response from Robin H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, there are no restaurants with an overlook view of the park. However there are restaurants with fine views of the city of Phoenix in the near vicinity (within 3 miles). "Top of the Rock" off 48th Street, has fine... More