Few People Know Arizona’s First Governor Is Buried At Papago Park In Phoenix

Arizona has an incredibly rich history, and insight into our past is often hiding where we’d least expect to find it. Papago Park, one of the most popular outdoor destinations in the state, is home to the final resting place of Arizona’s very first governor, W.P. Hunt. His tomb sits atop a dramatic hill, so you can pay your respects while admiring panoramic vistas of the surrounding desert landscape.

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Have you ever seen Hunt’s Tomb at Papago Park? If so, we’d love to hear all about your experience in the comments section below. Tell us how it went, then check out our previous article for one of the most popular hiking trails in the park.

Address: Governor Hunt Tomb, 625 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008, USA