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South Mountain Park

Type: Parks

Map / Directions 10Best Says

A maze of well-maintained hiking trails crisscrosses one of the largest municipal parks in the world. For a spectacular view, drive to Dobbins Lookout Point and gaze at the city from 1200 feet. Then,...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 4:30am-10pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Drive up to Dobbin's Lookout atop South Mountain Park, where lovers gather at sunset to drink in the sweeping city views.
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: South Mountain Park is one of the largest city parks in the country and a great Phoenix hiking destination.
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: South Mountain Park is one of the country's largest municipal parks, a scenic desert oasis just south of downtown Phoenix.
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: South Mountain Park is the biggest municipal park in the country, and offers hiking trails for all levels. Don't miss the views from Dobbins Lookout.
  • Best for Attractions near US Airways Center Because: Located just south of downtown, South Mountain Park is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.

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