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Hiking fun!

This was our very first taste of hiking in the Phoenix area. Great place for beautiful views and... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
New Milford, Connecticut
Great Day Spent Ar Papago!

I stumbled upon Papago Park while riding around Tempe and was not disappointed! There are two... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Chris C
Lexington, Kentucky
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1000 N College Ave, Curry Rd. and College Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

This was our very first taste of hiking in the Phoenix area. Great place for beautiful views and something for everyone to do!

Thank colleenlrn
Reviewed 27 April 2018

I stumbled upon Papago Park while riding around Tempe and was not disappointed! There are two hikable "hills" located at the park. One is a bit taller than the other and has a hole at the top. There were alot of kids up there so...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We made the short hike to the top of “hole in the rock”. The trail to the top was easy to climb, and the view was unique. This was a fairly safe place to let the kids climb and explore, however you will want to...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We drove down to Papago Park in Tempe, as we had heard about the beautiful rock formations and paths to walk. Even though we are seniors, we decided to walk up to the hole in the rock at the City of Tempe Papago Park. We...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We drove up from ASU and enjoyed a quick and easy hike up to the top of the hill to enjoy a fabulous view of downtown Tempe. Gorgeous!

Thank meganbeth4
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We visited Papago park as a means of killing some time and possibly visiting the desert botanical garden or the zoo. In the end we walked around not willing to spend $25/ person for access to the garden however pretty it may be. We never...More

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Papago Park appears to be huge. We visited with a 6 year old who was desperate for some playtime after several days of more adult vacation activities. At first glance this place seems okay: there is a decent pond, playground, lots of open space, and...More

Thank papertrail2014
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed this hike up to the "Hole in the Rock!" A 20 month old, a 3 1/2 yr. old and 6 other adults all made it to the top! Hiking off the trail is slippery however, so stay on the marked paths. Now the kids...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We decided to park our car in the middle and explore the entire park. Wanted to get a lot of steps in. We visited the hole in the rock which was cute and interesting. It was fun to see toddlers hiking up to this area...More

1  Thank Tulsa33
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Be aware of the climb to Hole In the Rock and take a bottle of water. It was 41 degrees C when we visited but well worth it. View from the top and through the hole was a great photo opportunity being able to see...More

2  Thank jst0
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