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West Wing Sunrise Mountain Trail

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The West Wing/Sunrise Mountain Trail is conveniently located right near West Wing Park! The playground has a nice bathroom, so if you need that before you set out hiking, I highly recommend it! The Sunrise Mountain trail on West wing does not have a high elevation increase, however, it is not stroller friendly. Sorry friends.…

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Top Stroller Friendly Trails in Phoenix

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Coming from a mom who had three kids three and under, finding time to exercise can be hard. I loved to get my double bob stroller out with my kids and go for a walk, but going around my neighborhood could seem drab, especially when there are so many different scenic places to go in…

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North Mountain Park

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North Mountain Park in Phoenix is another beautiful location in Phoenix for hiking. While this area doesn’t have a ton of trails, it does offer a playscape, a small walking trail within the park and a long winding roadwithin the park that has a large shoulder for walking on. If you want a challenge, the…

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Things to do in North Phoenix

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We have been writing this blog so long that it was finally time to tackle a round up of just Phoenix. However, Phoenix is so large that one round up post would be gigantic! So, we are separating it into three easy sections: North Phoenix Central Phoenix East Phoenix Hopefully this will help you navigate…

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Deem Hills Recreation Area Phoenix

Deem Hills Recreation

If you have never been to Deem Hills Recreation Area, then you are missing out! And, you are like me-Missing out on amazing scenery, hills for kids to roll down, parks to play in and trails to hike. We didn’t do any hiking on the day we visited, but it is definitely on our to…

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Lyman Lake State Park

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If you are looking for a camping getaway that has a lake for fishing, boating, petroglyphs, hiking and more, Lyman Lake is for you! With no restrictions on boat size (as of 2018), Lyman Lake has cabins, RV hook up areas and campsites for all types of campers. There are full service bathrooms (running water)…

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Alamo Lake State Park-Wenden, AZ

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Alamo Lake State Park has more than just hiking and trails, it also has swimming, fishing, camping and cabins too! One of the many questions that I get asked every year is “Where can I go lake swimming or boating?” Well, Alamo Lake State Park was one of the many hidden gems I have found.…

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Hassayampa River Preserve-Wickenburg

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I have wanted to check out Hassayampa River Preserve in Wickenburg for quite a while now, but I was afraid that we wouldn’t before the hot weather hit. Luckily, we were surprised with a very cool May Day, and had to shoot up to Wickenburg. It is off of Rt 60 (Grand Avenue out of Surprise)…

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Papago Park Phoenix

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Have you ever driven past Papago Park in Phoenix and not checked it out? If you are like me, you have seen it while driving on the 202, and while at the Phoenix Zoo and looked longingly at the mountain. I did this four FOUR years before I told the husband we had to finally check…

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Antelope Island -Utah

Going to Salt Lake City meant a trip to the Salt Lake, of course! Unfortunately, we hit a ton of rain (and even snow) on our trip north, so our pictures really didn’t do the area justice. Antelope Island is located in Syracuse, Utah. It was about a 30 minute drive north of SLC. You…

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Thunderbird Mountain Conservation Park Glendale

I absolutely love to hike (so, you will be seeing more reviews of trails as the kids get older)! We have done quite a few hikes, and usually head to White Tanks! As we passed Thunderbird Mountain last year to go to Wet N Wild, I knew as soon as the kids were old enough,…

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Usery Mountain Regional Park

We checked out Usery Mountain Regional park because I really wanted to go hiking some place different than the White Tank Regional Park. We love going there, but wanted to go to the other side of the valley. I was looking for a trail that would be easy for my kiddos to do. I found…

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Red Rock State Park-Sedona

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We decided to get out of the valley and check out a little hike in Sedona. I googled some information about parks to see if there were any trails that were stroller friendly (we have done the White Tank Waterfall Trail before) with our double bob. We started out using our GPS from our phones…

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