Papago Park


Papago Park is one of the most popular parks in the Phoenix, Arizona region. With its amazing scenery and hiking trails, Papago Park is one park you do not want to miss when visiting the Phoenix area. Sandstone buttes and expansive yet easy hiking trails are just some of the fun things that can be found at this location. Some of the recreations facilities found at the park include an archery range located at 62nd and Oak Streets and is open from dawn to dusk daily. Fishing lagoons can be found at the park and cover nearly 8 acres. In order to fish in the lagoons an Arizona urban fishing license is required. The lagoons are well stocked with catfish during the summer months and trout throughout the winter season. The fishing lagoons provide fun for the entire family to enjoy.

A softball complex can also be found at Papago and includes four championship softball diamonds that are lit up for nighttime use. The ranger station and information booth is located to the south of the Hole-In-The-Rock and hiking maps and trail guides can be found here. A large exercise course that expands 1.7 miles is located by the Parks Department Central District East office.

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