About the Area

Nature

Located in the Sonoran Desert, Phoenix is home to gorgeous landscapes and ample hiking opportunities. Minutes from downtown is Papago Park, home to the iconic “Hole in the Rock”. For a challenging hike, scale Camelback Mountain 1,200 feet for a breathtaking look at the city. Another great hiking opportunity is the South Mountain Park and Preserve, with over 16,000 acres making it one of the largest municipal parks in the country.

Best Hikes in Phoenix

Best Phoenix Hiking Trails for Beginners

Safety Tips