South Mountain Park and Preserve

10919 S. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85042
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  • Daily 5am-11pm
This positively ponderous municipal preserve -- the nation's largest -- features acres of hiking, climbing and horseback trails, plus picnic and recreation areas.

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