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Best things to do in Piestewa Peak

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Trail
“Huge hiking park with multiple trails of all levels. The main trail is fairly steep and requires endurance.”
127 locals recommend
Park
“If Echo Cayon at Camelback mountain is too much for you, venture out to this location for a more leisure hike, not too far from home often visited by mountain bikers and trail runners. Parking can be a little challenging. ”
23 locals recommend
Park
“This is another one of those iconic Phoenix hikes in the middle of the huge Phoenix Mountain Preserve. The main trail is the Piestewa Peak - not an easy hike, but SO worth it. If you want something more moderate, there are other options available. ”
17 locals recommend
Park
“Piestewa Peak at 2,610 feet (796 m) is the second highest point in the Phoenix Mountains, after Camelback Mountain, and the third highest in the city of Phoenix, Arizona. It is located in the Piestewa Peak Recreation Area within the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, near Piestewa Parkway (Arizona State Highway 51). ”
19 locals recommend
Route
“Another very well known hiking trail - you may see some of our professional athletes humpin' it up and down this one! ”
13 locals recommend
Trail
“Our other famous Mountain for hiking, smack in the middle of the city, but in a huge preserve. Only 19 minutes drive. Bring Water and see if you can make it to the top! Enjoy”
4 locals recommend
Route
“The only thing that rivals Camelback Mountain in the valley. Amazing views, of the city and the preserve. This trail is difficult at the very end, but mostly moderate. Parking can be tricky, but not impossible. Lots of other trails in the preserve. ”
2 locals recommend
Trail
“Hiking trails take Glendale East turns into Lincoln and the second drive on the left goes into the park. Rent bikes at the ZenYard to ride up to hiking spots like this!”
1 local recommends
Park
“Park with miles of trails & a scenic 2,608-foot summit which is a popular destination for hikers.”
1 local recommends