Camelback Mountain

Phoenix, Arizona

Hiking * Climbing * Scenery


How to get to Camelback's

Echo Canyon Recreation Area:

From McDonald Drive,

just east of Tatum,

take Echo Canyon Parkway into park.

Address: 5950 North Echo Canyon Parkway, Phoenix



How to get to Camelback's

Cholla Trail


Access off Invergordon,

which is between Camelback and McDonald

on east side of mountain park.

Walk up Cholla Lane (no parking or turn-arounds allowed)

to obvious trailhead.


Driving Tip:

Avoid photo enforcement at Tatum and McDonald.

A camera ticket could be in your future if you drive

through the intersection over 45 mph

or run the red light. Photo radar vans can often be seen

anywhere along McDonald, too.


For ranger and other info on the park,

call the City of Phoenix: 602-262-6862

Nearest hospital: Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn,

Indian School and Scottsdale roads.

Response to mountain rescue calls

by fire department and news media:




If these directions didn't do it for ya,

try these Web sites:

City of Phoenix map



Map courtesy (not really) from Mapquest


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