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Camelback Mountain

Phoenix, AZ 85018
+1 602-261-8318
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Phoenix, AZ 85018
Camelback East
+1 602-261-8318
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Reviewed yesterday

All through the seasons, Camelback is a great view from afar and even a better place to be on it and to hike it. It is sad that so many hikers do not take proper precautions and end up having to be rescued by the...More

Thank brigadier192003
Reviewed yesterday

There are many trails to hike on this is one of the best Mountains and has many easy or harder trails. We go when it is cool enough on the easy just for exercise. If you don't hike in Phoenix you are missing the best...More

Thank franzkarlbecker
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My teammate invited me and I couldn't pass up the opportunity. This was challenging for me and I've always been a active guy. It's no walk in the park. I highly and I mean highly recommend bringing a ton of water and maybe some fruit...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go early!!!...to beat the heat. Be prepared with lots of water, sturdy shoes, hat, sunscreen, and good fitness level. The trail is challenging especially since there's not much shade. This is a very popular hike and parking can be hard to find. We rode bikes...More

Thank Vista888
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend visited me from Virginia and wanted to hike Camelback Mountain. I got to admit that I was bit scared. Nevertheless, we had a wonderful time and enjoyed the spectacular view. On our way down we did some "geocaching".

Thank christianrE4118DC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hike in the middle of Phoenix. Not too strenuous but does involve a bit of scrambling to get to the top so not for the casual hiker. Did this hike on a cloudy, cool day which was perfect. Not a good idea for a...More

Thank CrumpleZ0ne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some amazing scenery! Makes for an amazing drive, very fun. You'd never get bored looking around, and the plants and cactus are beautiful as well.

Thank sarahjanayy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a strenuous hike but well worth it. I love a great adventure and this was a great hike to satisfy that need! Would highly recommend.

Thank adenningmann
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am 50 years old, overweight and not very fit. Plus i was coming over from a cold climate and Arizona was having its hottest heatwave ever. I also did the hike without using the handrails. Suffice to say i think climbing Camelback is more...More

3  Thank paulkehoe888
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Phoenix and I used to hike Camelback Mountain 3 times a week, sometimes in the middle of the day at 115 F. Now I try to hike it once a week in the morning. It still gives me the thrill that I...More

1  Thank Cristian O
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Karen K
30 June 2017|
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Response from dlemicetic1 | Reviewed this property |
It is probably doable any time of year or day given you are in shape and you prepare properly. In shape- are you used to walking longer distances, relatively strong legs and do you have good balance? Properly prepared- wear... More
Fabio V
20 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
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.