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Hole in the Rock - Papago Park, AZ

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Distance One Way 0.14 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,270 feet
Elevation Gain 71 feet
Accumulated Gain 71 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 0.38
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Preferred   Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar
Sun  7:07am - 6:17pm
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Hole in the Rock - Papago Park is a 0.14 mile one way hike with 71 feet elevation gain. Located 9 miles southeast of Phoenix Arizona. December and January are the best months to enjoy this hike.

This very short trail leads to a very popular landmark with some very good views. Even though this trail is very short it gains all of its elevation in a very short distance.

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    One-Way Notice
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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Map Drive

    To hike
    Scottsdale / Arcadia
    From McDowell & Galvin Parkway follow Galvin Prkwy south 1.1 miles to Papago Road.

    Mesa / East Valley
    Take the 202 West to Priest Drive. North on Priest 1.3 miles to Papago Road.

    Phoenix / West Valley
    Take the 202 East to Exit 4 for Van Buren.
    1) Take exit 4 for 52nd St toward Van Buren St 0.4 mi
    2) Turn right onto N 52nd St (signs for Van Buren St) 0.3 mi
    3) Turn left onto E Van Buren St 0.8 mi
    4) Turn left onto N Galvin Pkwy 0.3 mi

    Take the 1-10 to the 202 E to Priest Drive then North to Papago Road.

    Papago Park - East Entrance
    Follow Papago Road 0.6 mi to Hole in the Rock parking.
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