Camelback Maps

Below are both a Google map and trail map of Echo Canyon. The specific location address is 5700 N. Echo Canyon Parkway, about 10 miles northeast of downtown Phoenix.

From a general vicinity standpoint, Camelback Mountain rests between both Camelback Road and McDowell Drive as well as between 44th and 64th street.

For a more detailed description of where to park for both the Echo and Cholla Trails view our parking category to the right.


Camelback Map


Directions to Camelback Mountain:

Echo Canyon Trail & Recreation Area: First get to McDonald Drive either from the east, travelling north on 44th street (which turns into McDonald Dr directly on the northwest side of the mountain) or by traveling south On Tatum towards Camelback Mountain. About 0.1 miles east of Tatum on McDonald is the turn for Echo Canyon Parkway on the south side of McDonald.

During busy times Echo Canyon Parkway (a residential street) will be lined with cars to the left. If the parking lot (about a quarter mile ahead) is full which, parallel parking is available on this street. The trailhead is at the east end of the parking lot. There is a rest area with a Ramada, portable-toilets, trash cans and a drinking fountain with faucet below.

Cholla Trail (east side of Camelback Mountain): Get to 64th street from Camelback Road, McDonald Dr, Chaparral Rd, or Jackrabbit Road. There is parking all along the west side of the road next to the fence for the Phoenician Golf Course. Then walk north past Vista Drive to Cholla Lane and head west. Walk roughly a quarter mile to the trailhead on the left hand side. There are no toilets, drinking fountains or other amenities on the Cholla side.

One Response to “Camelback Maps”

  1. I went to Echo Canyon last month and it was amazing! Can’t wait to go back with the family

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