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Hike Papago Park with loving shelter dog

Animals

Hike Papago Park with loving shelter dog

23 reviews
Guidelines created with World Animal Protection
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English
Animals

Hike Papago Park with loving shelter dog

Animals

Hike Papago Park with loving shelter dog

23 reviews
Guidelines created with World Animal Protection
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

You will meet at Lost Our Home Pet Rescue in beautiful Tempe, AZ, and receive a tour of our newly renovated facility. You will then say "Hello" to our available dogs and choose one to take on a hike, giving them much needed enrichment and exercise. We then head to the stunning red rocks of Papago Park for an easy but exhilarating hike through Saguaro cactus, desert wildlife, and the famous "Hole-in-the-Rock" and Hunt's Tomb. This experience will truly be a wonderful day out for a shelter dog - experiencing fresh air our of doors, different sights and smell, and a new friend! Experience lasts approximately 2 hours, water and light snack provided. This is a social impact experience and 100% of your payment goes directly to Lost Our Home Pet Rescue, providing funds for the care of the very dogs you interact with on your visit!
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Your host

Learn more about Jodielou

Jodielou

Our guides - Jodielou, Amber and Bethany, are well versed in the Phoenix area and the special attributes of Papago Park specifically. The guides who conduct this particular hike, all live in the area and enjoy the hike often with our shelter pets. Jodielou, Amber or Bethany will acquaint you with the desert landscape, educate participants on the unique history of the area, take you to famous landmarks, and show you the view of a lifetime! Our guides are well trained on best practices in dog behavior and care. We take great pride in giving pets, and people, unique enrichment experiences, helping them gather confidence and enjoy life.

What's included

Food
granola bar or apple or orange
Drinks
Water bottles provided
Equipment
Leashes, harnesses, DOGS!

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Where you'll be

You will hike the  red rocks of Papago Park in Tempe AZ, which has been designated as a Phoenix Point of Pride. It includes Hunt's Tomb, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Hole-in-the-Rock,  indigenous Saguaro cactus, other desert fauna, and desert wildlife abounds! And if you're here at sunset- there's nothing like it.

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 8 and up can attend. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Children 16 and over can walk dogs.

More tips

Ideal time to book this experience is October - April. Phoenix gets HOT! We will not walk our dogs outside if the temperature is over 85 degrees.
Jodielou
Hike Papago Park with loving shelter dog
23 reviews
£34/person
23 reviews
£34/person