Papago to Tempe Town Lake - Hike near Phoenix, Arizona
~1301 N 52nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85008, USA,Phoenix,Arizona
33.46152123, -111.96789271
6.2 miles E of Phoenix, Arizona
Address: ~1301 N 52nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85008, USA
GPS: 33°27'41.5"N 111°58'4.4"W
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State: Arizona
Trail Length: 12.50 miles
Trail Type: Loop
Hike Difficulty: Beginner
Elevation Gain: 433 feet

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There are many paths that interconnect within Papago park and the nearby Tempe Town Lake. Any of these in combination provide a good walk or bike riding experience with a variety of views. Papago Park offers many desert scenes within its expanse, and Tempe Town Lake offers a lovely waterfront. 

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  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
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Directions

From Phoenix, Arizona

  1. Head west on W Washington St toward 1st Ave (0.5 mi)
  2. Turn right onto N 7th Ave (0.8 mi)
  3. Turn right to merge onto I-10 E toward Tucson (2.3 mi)
  4. Take exit 147A-147B for AZ-202 Loop E (0.4 mi)
  5. Keep left to continue toward AZ-202 Loop E (0.3 mi)
  6. Continue onto AZ-202 Loop E (3.2 mi)
  7. Take exit 4 for 52nd St toward Van Buren St (0.4 mi)
  8. Turn left onto N 52nd St (0.5 mi)
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