Looking for a uniquely Phoenix spot? Hole in the Rock at Papago Park is a scenic overlook that is beloved by locals and visitors alike. This picturesque spot is known for its massive sandstone buttes that rise throughout the park, creating the perfect backdrop for photos, particularly at sunset.
It’s a breezy hike, with smooth footing and only 200 feet of elevation gain, making this an easy stop while you are out exploring for the day. Want to see more? The Phoenix Zoo and Desert Botanical Garden can also be found inside this striking park.
To visit Hole in the Rock, park at the West Buttes Parking Lot near Van Buren Street and Galvin Parkway.