Papago Park Hole in the Rock Hike

Papago Park Hole in the Rock Hike

Family Fun Activity in Phoenix: Nestled within the sandstone Papago Buttes, the Phoenix Zoo and the Desert Botanical Gardens, Papago Park is an urban park with family friendly hiking trails.

Hole in the Rock Hike

Hole in the Rock Hike

Papago Park is also home to three lakes with a breathtaking backdrop of palms and mountains. You can easily relax here watching the geese and ducks. There are many spots to have a picnic, hike or just relax.

Lake at Papago Park

Lake at Papago Park

Hiking Hole in the Rock Trail

A terrific place to hike with young children is the Hole in the Rock Trail in Papago Park.

The path is dirt and can easily be hiked by just about anyone. It will start off as a a gravel path and then will change to stairs as you can see from the pictures below.

This short hike gives you incredible views of the surrounding desert and city. Kids will love the cave like atmosphere at the top.

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The view of the city is well worth the short hike. Papago Park has some of the coolest rock formations and sandstone buttes in the area. If you are pressed for time or just looking for an easy hike, Papago Park Hole in the Rock hike may be just what you are looking for.

papagopark04Address: 625 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix Arizona

Nearby Attractions:

Phoenix Zoo
Desert Botanical Garden
Hall of Flame Museum

View from the Hole in the Rock

View from the Hole in the Rock

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