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85004 (Phoenix)

Desert Horizon Park

16002 N. 56th St., Phoenix                                              
Amenities: Baseball field, lighted basketball court, jogging trails, picnic area, 2 ramadas, grills, playground, restrooms, 2 lighted softball fields, lighted sand volleyball, drinking fountain, benches, shaded playground, fitness course. Restrooms.

85032 (Phoenix)

Paradise Cove Park

3930 E Monte Cristo Ave, Phoenix
Amenities: Basketball, picnic area, playground with a spider web climbing structure, volleyball (sand), play field, ramada, grill. No restrooms.

85035 (Phoenix)

Desert West Park and Sports Complex

6602 W. Encanto Blvd, Phoenix                                                   

Amenities: Community center, lighted basketball, lighted handball/racquetball, picnic area with ramadas, shaded playgrounds, restrooms, lighted softball fields, lighted tennis, lighted sand volleyball, skateboard plaza, lagoon/fishing, soccer fields with artificial turf, grills. Also the location of the Phoenix Am Skateboard Event. Restrooms.

85050 (Phoenix)

Aviano Community Park

22500 N Aviano Way, Phoenix
Amenities: Large clean play yard, green field, multiple benches. Restrooms.

85254 (Scottsdale)

Sereno Park

5720 E Sweetwater Ave, Scottsdale
Amenities: Great shade. There’s a public/free corral in the southwest corner of the park where you can watch riders work their horses. Restrooms.

85255 (Scottsdale)

Florence Ely Nelson Desert Park
Amenities: The location of this park provides the perk of a Starbucks stop for mom prior to playtime. This is another park that you have to keep an eye out for because it is slightly tucked away, but it is a great spot! This is one that we would recommend for kids ages 3 and up.


Grayhawk Park

20726 N. 76th St. Scottsdale
Amenities: 2 large open space areas, and a great playground. Restrooms.


Homestead Community Center at DC Ranch

18600 N 98th St, Scottsdale
Amenities: Small and contained, small ground splash pad great for little ones, grassy area, play structure. Restrooms not open on the weekend unless you have a community key-card; during the weekdays you can access through the community center building.


Ironwood Park
Amenities: 2 shaded play areas based on motor skill levels. Restrooms.

Sonoran Hills Park
Amenities: 2 shaded play areas accommodating kids at different skill levels. Restrooms


85260 (Scottsdale)

Cactus Park

7202 E. Cactus Rd, Scottsdale, AZ
Amenities: Newly updated equipment, large covered picnic table area, grass space. Restrooms available although not right next to the park area.

Horizon Park

15444 N. 100th St., Scottsdale

Amenities: 24-acres, 4 softball fields (lighted), 3 basketball courts, 2 playgrounds, 5 sand volleyball courts, 2 tennis courts (lighted). Restrooms.

McDowell Mountain Ranch Park

15525 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy. Scottsdale
Amenities: Shaded areas with picnic benches, basketball court, shaded play structure great for little ones, sand. Restrooms require a MMR key card for entry.

85262 (Scottsdale)

George “Doc” Cavalliere Park
27775 N. Alma School Pkwy. Scottsdale

Amenities: Shaded playground, large turf area, hiking trail (one-mile loop), 2 basketball courts (lighted), picnic areas, 2drop-in ramadas. Restrooms.

85259 (Scottsdale)

Rio Montana Park

11180 N 132nd St
Amenities: Small park with big charm right next to the fire station. Shaded play structure, swings, grass area, tennis courts, basketball hoops. Restrooms.

East Valley
85201 (Mesa)

Mesa Riverview Park

2100 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Amenities: This is a not to miss park no matter where you are in the Valley. Spray ground with multiple water features. Playground extraordinaire including: 50 foot tall Genesis climbing tower, 60 foot long caterpillare mesh rope climbing structure, 2 playground clusters for ages 2-5, 6-12 and above, shaded picnic areas with tables, reservable shaded picnic ramadas, shaded play structures, miles of accessible sidewalks, open play areas. Restrooms.

85268 (Fountain Hills)

Golden Eagle Park 

Amenities: Restrooms.

Fountain Park


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