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Papago Park

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Fun escape from the city

This is a nice park close to the city but you are still able to "escape" the city and be surrounded... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Excellent park - trails, ponds,tables

We loved Papago park. There is so many private shelter areas. There is quite a few wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“phoenix zoo”(82 reviews)
“fishing pond”(7 reviews)
This park offers runners both paved and dirt trails.
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625 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Camelback East
+1 602-495-5458
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a nice park close to the city but you are still able to "escape" the city and be surrounded by the great outdoors. There are nice little trails that take you into the rock formations and make for the nice little adventure exploring....More

Thank sporty1823
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved Papago park. There is so many private shelter areas. There is quite a few wonderful ponds. There is many trailheads. Excellent place to hang out

Thank MTTraveling
Reviewed 1 week ago

We almost didn't visit this park, as I had done the Ironman the day before and was tired and sore. My kids convinced me they'd take it easy on me and let me set the pace, so we went. Its a nice little park with...More

Thank HerTriness
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parked in the Zoo car park and went up to the hole in the rock and then walked around the lakes and up to Governor Hunt's pyramid tomb. An ok park.

Thank LoBommer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rock formations here are beautiful. There is one large, mountainous rock that has a hole in it and you can hike up to it for a great view. It was an easy climb. The park is pet friendly so our dog came with us....More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I first went to the hole in the rock near the zoo. There was nothing to see besides the hole, and it was crowded. I was disappointed. I was leaving when I decided to cross the road to the smaller parking lot, or the left...More

2  Thank TN_DSC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My dad and I spent a fun afternoon exploring Pedego Park on fat bikes! The rock formations are beautiful and the trails are nice.

Thank nicolekg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful park. You can spend 30 minutes or 2 hours here. Easy trails to walk or walk around small lake. Easy to find.

1  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went here after the botanical gardens it w a s fun to climb all over the rock and to see the hole in the rock and sit in it. We went on a Sunday and it wasn't crowded at all. Hung out by the fishing...More

Thank Jimwillett
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We came here because we had an afternoon flight, but didn't want to just hang around a hotel. We looked it up and saw it was near the airport. We followed the GPS instructions, but didn't realize it shared the entrance to the zoo, so...More

4  Thank marmac_10
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Kate W
29 July 2018|
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Response from f037 | Reviewed this property |
No, it is more of a duck pond
Kate W
29 July 2018|
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Response from parrott4278 | Reviewed this property |
It's a no swimming pond
Kaiden P
24 June 2018|
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Response from ND_TravelerNd | Reviewed this property |
I saw people fishing but no idea what was being fished for.