Summer Hiking – Bonus Challenge

There are a few obvious tips you will read about when it comes to summer hiking.  These include, drinking and carrying plenty of water, wearing sunscreen and appropriate protective clothing.  There are other common sense guidelines and yes they are very important to follow when hiking Camelback Mountain given the intensity of both trails that […]

Parks Rules & Regulations

For a picture of the city of Phoenix Parks & Recreation Official Park Regulations Sign see below. Many out of town visitors are unfamiliar with the Echo Canyon Park rules and regulations. Here is a list of them for use when visiting the park for hiking, rock climbing or simply sight-seeing. Warning For All Patrons: […]

Parking for Cholla Trail

Parking for Cholla Trail is much more abundant than Echo Canyon, however you must walk at least a quarter mile from wherever you park. The parking is along the west side of 64th street right by the fence that separates the Phoenician Golf Course. There is also some available parking scattered in the side-streets to […]

Camelback Trails

Pictured below are trail maps for all 4 trails on Camelback Mountain. Please note the trail outlines are general guides and are not exact reflections of each bend or turn in the trail.  Be sure to note trail signs and do not venture off main paths. For more maps and photos of the trail be […]

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 […]

Live Webcam View – Camelback Mountain

Pictured below is a live feed of the south east side of Camelback Mountain in Phoenix, Arizona. This webcam image is updated every 5 minutes and is provided courtesy of Phoenix Region Visibility Web Cameras.  Click on the image below to go to the official website. You will also find various other mountain webcams including […]