Camelback Mountain

Camelback Mountain

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Always nice to hike Camelback, I did it afternoon today 🥳🥳🥳

By the way I lost 25 lbs hiking Camelback & Squaw Peak back and forth 5 years ago and up until now is my go to for cardio 💪💪💪
ATTENTION HIKERS:

Today 11/21/2020

Did anyone see see a clear pouch with a tan an blue zipper carrying a DL and other personal items? Around the rail area, a hiker dropped it coming down. Please contact @Chandlermilliron or DM me.

Thank you
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We are raffling off this beautiful donated print to raise money for our charity that provides for single parents undergoing cancer treatment. Click on camelback tab to purchase tickets❤️

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If we park there but don't get down until after sunset, do you get a ticket if you're parked in the echo canyon parking lot?
My husband lost his two-tone wedding band while hiking Camelback Mountain a couple weeks ago. If anyone finds it, please contact me. Thank you 🙏
- We came and we conquered!
Still no answer as to why Camelback has the least amount of terrain open in The Poconos. Today, Customer Service said that there is a "water problem". Why are the other resorts not experiencing that problem?

Do you love Camelback Mountain as much as we do? Share your pictures and experience hiking Arizona's favorite destination! Sheer red sandstone cliffs and its telltale hump draw thousands of hikers to Camelback Mountain each year.

Hiking to the top is not for beginning hikers -- the two summit trails are strenuous climbs over sometimes-tricky trails. Some easier trails allow close-up exploration around Camelback's base. Camelback is one of the busiest area's in the city's trail system and parking is very limited. If you're hiking with friends, plan on meeting elsewhere and carpooling to the trailhead.

10/04/2018

When in Arizona

Not everyday you see waterfalls on Camelback Mountain.

What an amazing site to see! Waterfalls on Camelback Mountain.

12/08/2015

Wishing you all a Happy Holiday season! Enjoy the view!

10/31/2015

I hope you all have a Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from the kids of St. Jude!

10/09/2015

"Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It's a journey of discovery. There are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair."

Words to think about on your journey to the top.

10/06/2015

Hiking Camelback is medicine for the soul.

All are welcome!

10/06/2015

Camelback Mountain's cover photo

10/06/2015

Camelback Mountain

08/14/2015

NOW: The view looking east down Stanford Drive from 40th Street shows the camel’s head directly ahead (it looks a lot more ragged up close than from a distance) and the Praying Monk formation on the upper-left side. The monk, legend has it, is praying because his camel has died.

08/14/2015

THEN: In 1879, the federal government declared the area around Camelback Mountain an Indian reservation. Less than a year later, after protests by Phoenix residents, it reverted to local control. Soon after, construction of the Arizona Canal began south of the mountain. By the 1960s, most of the land was in private hands and homes were being built onto the mountainside. A land exchange in 1968 prevented further development on the slopes. (Courtesy of the Arizona Historical Society)

01/24/2014

It's good to have this beauty open to the public again.

01/16/2014

It feels nice to be back. I've missed my friend the Echo Trail. What does everyone think of the new improvements?

01/09/2014

Rumor on the street is Echo Canyon will be open on January 15th!!!

12/30/2013

Updated Construction photos. Echo Canyon will be open soon enough!!

12/23/2013

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good hike!

08/03/2013

Not sure if you got a chance to hike Camelback this morning, but it was a beautiful day to do so!

arizonahighways.wordpress.com 07/31/2013

Q&A With PHX Parks & Rec Lead Staff Member Chris Ewell on Camelback Mountain Improvements

A great Q&A with more info about the new Echo Canyon Trailhead.

arizonahighways.wordpress.com As you may have heard, the Echo Canyon Trailhead on Camelback Mountain, and the Summit Trail that leads from there to the top of Camelback, are closed this summer for trailhead improvements. We s...

07/31/2013

Some info for those who are curious as to what improvements are being made to the Echo Canyon Trailhead. Very exciting things!

The improvement project, viewable in this trailhead design illustration, will:

-Improve pedestrian safety through the addition of walkways throughout the parking area, providing a safety buffer for hikers approaching the area on foot, who in the old design had to approach on the roadway.

-Improve vehicle and pedestrian safety at the park entrance through the addition of a roundabout at the park entrance. The roundabout will control vehicle speeds at the park entrance, making it safer for hikers crossing over to the trailhead and for vehicles entering the lot.

-Renovate, rebuild and reroute the summit trail to improve footing, eliminate erosion-prone areas and increase long-term sustainability for the mountain.

-Increase the size of the parking area to 132 spaces from the 68 previously.

-Improve traffic flow and reduce traffic through the creation of separate entrances for the trailhead and the neighboring residential area.

-Add a permanent restroom.

07/31/2013

Panoramic view looking toward the south. On the far right you can see Piestewa Peak. In the center, you can see Sky Harbor Airport off in the distance. In between those is the Downtown Phoenix Skyline. On the left is Old Town Scottsdale, and at the far left edge of the photo is Talking Stick Resort.

07/31/2013

Looking down Echo Canyon Trail.

07/31/2013

Camelback Sunsets

07/31/2013

Praying Monk

07/31/2013

Gila Monster.

07/31/2013

Camelback Mountain

07/31/2013

A view from the top, looking down the Cholla Trail on Camelback Mountain.

07/04/2013

Happy 4th of July!! Our thoughts go out to all those past, present, and future who have made this day possible, and will continue to protect our liberty for years to come.

06/27/2013

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06/26/2013

High above, looking from the rear towards the head.

06/24/2013

With each day that passes, we are one more day closer to the re-opening of the Echo Canyon Trailhead. A glorious day it shall be.

05/25/2013

What makes Camelback so special for you? It is the most recognizable landmark in the entire valley. A must see tourist attraction. But what makes it special for you?

05/10/2013

Summer is around the corner. Get your hikes in before it gets too hot!

04/11/2013

Did anyone find the Easter eggs hidden along the trail? Keep your eyes open.

04/10/2013

Hopefully people are still enjoying the Cholla Trail while the Echo Canyon parking lot is closed.

04/04/2013

Our journey to the top is full of surprises, which await us around every turn.

03/26/2013

Late night adventures on the trail...lights of the city brighten the night sky. Glowing even as most are fast asleep.

Location

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5700 N Echo Canyon Pkwy
Paradise Valley, AZ
85260
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