Midtown Phoenix, Arizona

Red Rock

Make this quiet community your picnic stop between Arizona’s population hubs.

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Just 30 minutes from Tucson and an hour from Phoenix the rural community of Red Rock stands as the gateway to Picacho Peak State Park.

Come during the spring for a hike to the peak’s summit and a view of the yellow sea of wildflowers below. Just need a quick break from the car? The park’s trails run the gamut from easy to challenging, so you’re sure to find one that’ll get your blood pumping. Conveniently located directly off of Interstate 10, this is the perfect stop for a quick picnic or a longer RV stay.


Just The Facts

For Visitor information

Picacho Peak State Park | PO Box 907 | Eloy, AZ | (520) 466-3183 |

County It all started How High? Head Count
Pinal Unknown 2,851ft 2,169

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