South Mountain Park is 16,000 acres of beautiful desert hills. In they daytime, there are dozens of trails to hike ranging from easy to moderate difficulty. In the evening, drive to the summit and check out the sunset and the awesome view of Phoenix after dark.
This community backs up to a trail head into South Mountain Park - the largest city park in the world at some 22,000 acres and over 50 miles of hiking and biking trails for your entertainment. The trail head is at the top of 19th avenue just yards past the 19th Ave gate entrance to the gated…
Plenty of dog-friendly hiking trails and great views! Lots of variation in levels of difficulty. Sundays are foot-traffic only on the main park roads, aka "quiet days". Make sure to keep your dogs on a leash.
There is tons of hiking in this area, and it provides great views of the city. (Plus it isn't as tough a climb as Camelback.)
Exciting trails await you at South Mountain Park just south of Phoenix, Arizona. Climbing trails, bike trails, or horse riding trails will keep you busy for hours. This traditional desert area is literally one side of a mountain. Picnic kiosks are available to turn your morning of hiking and biking…
“The native culture is a major part of Arizona and if you want to understand the amazing history of the tribes in this area through engaging exhibits, don't miss it. It's a must-visit for a visit to AZ! ”
“Phoenix Art Museum has become the largest art museum in the southwestern United States, providing access to art from all over the world to the people of Arizona. Throughout the year the museum presents festivals, live performances, independent art films and educational programs that enlighten, entertain and stimulate. W 10am-9pm; Th-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 12pm-5pm. First Friday 6pm-10pm.”
“One block from the AirBnB. Home of the AZ Diamondbacks and various concerts throughout the year.”
“Absolute best spot on a mountain to view the Phoenix Valley. Be aware, although it is a short hike, the trek can be rather steep in some areas. Moderate-high difficulty level. Very popular hike in the city so hike out early if you'd prefer to avoid crowds.”
“For a peaceful walk with beautiful scenery I’ve been here several times. And during part of the warmer times of the year there are so many butterflies to be seen nearby. Around the Christmas holidays they normally have live music Christmas lights and my favorite was the hot apple cider drinks.”