South Mountain

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  • Address: Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 85042, United States
  • Timings: 05:00 am - 11:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-6024955458
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Park, River, Observatory, Educational Site, Family And Kids, Adventure, Nature, Landmarks, Parks

This is the largest municipal park in the city and also one of the largest urban parks in North America as well as the whole world. This park has been designated to the position of the “Phoenix Point of Pride”. The park was earlier known as the Phoenix Mountain Park or the Salt River Mountains.

The park was formed when President Calvin Coolidge sold thousands of acres of his estate and the park is since being expanded with the help of bonds. The park gives way to a fantastic view of the whole city and is thus one of the major lookout areas of the city.

The native flora and fauna of the area are added attractions here. The most remarkable tree here is the Elephant tree and another notable feature is the large population of chuckwallas. The Mystery Castle is another attraction on the foothills of the park. Hiking is a major activity that can be enjoyed here.

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  • South Mountain Address: Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 85042, United States
  • South Mountain Contact Number: +1-6024955458
  • South Mountain Timing: 05:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Best time to visit South Mountain(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit South Mountain: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 33.74% of people who visit Phoenix include South Mountain in their plan

  • 38.38% of people start their South Mountain visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see South Mountain

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting South Mountain

People normally club together Arizona Science Center and Papago Park while planning their visit to South Mountain.

People also prefer to end their day with South Mountain.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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