The map area of Camelback Mountain reflects a gorgeous part of both Paradise Valley and Scottsdale. The majority of this area is taken up by the Camelback Mountain itself. Subdivisions within this area include luxury, custom single-family homes, by and large. For example, the neighborhood of Stone Canyon is situated on the northern slopes of Camelback Mountain, within the Echo Canyon nature preserve. Nearby Rolling Hills Heights features custom luxury homes perched on the side Camelback Mountain itself.
Other subdivisions within Camelback Mountain include Casa Del Monte, Camelback Vista Estates, Camelback Mountain Views, Cholla Heights, Desert Arroyos, Bisgrove, Tierra Del Paraiso, Phoenician Estates, and Quail Vista, among others. Casa Blanca is a gated condominium community featuring white condos, and shared amenities such as community tennis courts, a swimming pool, and a heated spa.
Things To Do: The hallmark of this area is, of course, Camelback Mountain. The Echo Canyon Recreation Area is a popular starting point to tackle this difficult hike. Other nearby mountains include Mummy Mountain, Piestewa Peak (formerly known as Squaw Peak), and the Phoenix Mountains Preserve. All of these mountains and their corresponding parks and recreation areas provide opportunities for walking, hiking and mountain biking.
Golfing options are not in short supply in Camelback Mountain, as nearby courses include the 18-hole course Paradise Valley Country Club which was established in 1953, as well as the Camelback Golf Club with its two courses, the Padre and the Ambiente. The Phoenician Golf Club is within this Camelback Mountain area. Scottsdale Fashion Square is a popular mall, offering hundreds of both high-end and middle level retail stores, as well as multiple restaurants.
Schools: The A rated Scottsdale Unified School District services this area of Camelback Mountain, and the greater area of Paradise Valley, with Kiva Elementary, Cherokee Elementary, Cocopah Middle School, Ingleside Middle School and Chaparral High School as the town’s public schools.