Hole in the Rock, Phoenix

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Geologic Formation · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Hole-in-the-Rock is a natural geological formation in Papago Park, a municipal park of Phoenix and Tempe, Arizona.

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  • If you're looking for a short hike with a great view this is it! We stopped here on a road trip to stretch our legs and did the whole round trip hike in about 30 minutes. It is a little steep on the.....  more »
  • Fun easy hike with a great view of the zoo and Phoenix! Super close to desert botanical gardens. Nice picnic area at bottom of hill. Don't miss this!!  more »
  • This is a really neat view. When you enter the park, go the to zoo and turn left, this road will take you to the parking lot just below the Hole in the Rock. It is a circular trail that goes behind the rock and brings you up in back. It really is only a 5 minute walk. There is no handicapped access. If you use a cane allow a bit more time. We went just after school started back up and so there weren't many people there in the late morning.
  • Super gorgeous and worth visiting!! Since it's so easily accessible compared to other nature destinations in the area, you'll have all kinds of visitors. So...I guess be ready to hear some weird conversations as sound travels really far out on your walk there due to the holes shape. Would be 5 stars if there was a bit more seclusion involved, but that's not the holes fault.

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