Echo Canyon Trail Reopening Increases Popularity

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:39pm
Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:40pm
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(Photo courtesy of the city of Phoenix Parks and Recreation)
Echo Canyon trail head.

The very popular Echo Canyon Trail at Camelback Mountain closed for nearly a year for upgrades and renovations. Since reopening though, even more hikers and outdoor enthusiasts have decided to try the trail. That has led to increased congestion and jammed parking lots.

Cynthia Brown, parks supervisor for Phoenix Parks and Recreation, joined us to talk about it.