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Festival Fields Park Avondale

Festival Fields opened after a facelift and many new upgrades, including a splashpad, skate park, basketball courts, playgrounds, urban fishing lake, dog park, baseball fields, little league field, pickle ball courts and basketball courts. Festival Fields Park will be a great highlight for the Avondale community! You can see our Splashpad review here Located at…

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Braewood Park Peoria

Braewood Park Peoria

Braewood Park in Peoria has a lot of different entrances, but our GPS did not like the most reasonable way to get there!   Our GPS took us to Mercer lane. Do not go that way. That gets you to a locked gate, which looks like it would be the park and would lead you…

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Scotland Yard Park Peoria

Scotland Yard Park PEoria

I love finding parks that we haven’t been to that are close by. And, at the same time, I feel like I missed out on a great opportunity to enjoy this park more! Scotland Yard Park in Peoria is definitely one of those parks people have driven by but haven’t stopped in. Located just a…

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Pioneer Park-Mesa

This wonderful park was reopened with new features on December 16th, so we had to check it out. Pioneer Park in Mesa is located at 526 E Main Street, Mesa. It is just down the street from the IDEA Museum and Arizona Museum of Natural History, and across the street from the Mesa Arizona Temple.…

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Hudson Park and Splashpad-Tempe

We love checking out Splashpads, and luckily there was a close one to the Arizona Mills Mall that we wanted to check out while Munchie was in Sea Life Camp. As you drive around Tempe to get to this park, you will find that this area is a good mix of residential homes, college campus…

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Uptown Alley Surprise

Uptown Alley, located at Litchfield and Waddell Roads, is a great family fun location nearby! With a full restaurant, bar, pool tables, live  music (certain nights), laser tag, bowling, it is a great family friendly destination right here in Surprise Uptown Alley caters to a family friendly scene during the day, but is more of…

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Jaycee Park Tempe

  If you are looking for a park near ASU in Tempe, this is place to go! Whether you are looking to shoot a few hoops, have the kids run around or find the small splash pad, this park is conveniently located on 5th Street and S Hardy Drive, and shares the parking lot with…

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Montara Park Glendale

Some days we just hop from park to park, and when we checked out Sundance Park in Peoria, we skipped over about a mile to Montara Park in Glendale!   Easily located north of Peoria Ave and N 63rd Ave, the easiest way to get there is to turn onto W Becker Lane and park…

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Sundance Park-Peoria

We love exploring new parks, and it is the perfect season! Cool and almost fall like, for the desert! We checked out Sundance Park in Peoria, which is just a bit north of Sahuaro Ranch  Park in Glendale. Sundance Park is located at 71st and W Desert Cove Ave. It is about a half hour drive…

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Avondale Friendship Park-Park by I10

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There are three awesome playgrounds in the Avondale Friendship Park. If you haven’t been to Avondale Frienship Park in a while, it’s time to check out the new improvements, including the playground by the pond  and the new splashpad . This park is the closest to I-10. It has a huge parking area, nice bathrooms, lots of…

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Sunset Park-Sedona

It wouldn’t be a full trip to anywhere without checking out a park. We knew that our kiddos wouldn’t just want to go for a hike at Red Rock State Park, but wanted to give the kids a little more run around time and check out a splash pad as well! We got to drive…

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Deer Village Park

If you have children of all ages, this park is a great one to check out. There is something for every kid at this park. It is located in a neighborhood and near an elementary school, Coyote Hills Elementary School, so there is always lots of noise and activity. I liked that it was off…

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Gateway Park-El Mirage

I had heard Gateway Park in El Mirage had a splash pad and was really nice, so of course we had to check it out. Gateway Park shares a parking area with the El Mirage Police Department and is conveniently located right next to the new YMCA. It is at Peoria and El Mirage Avenues…

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Schliefer Park-Youngtown

I decided to do a “Youngtown” AZ day lasts week and randomly pick a few parks to try out. The Youngtown website is a bit lacking when it comes to their layout (sorry, it’s a very frustrating site!) so, I told my kiddos that I wasn’t sure what parks had playgrounds, but that we would…

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Florence Ely Nelson Desert Park-Scottsdale

We made a trip to the east side with this park, the Florence Ely Nelson Desert Park. If you are looking for a little trail that is easily navigable for toddlers and strollers, this is a great park for you. While it is still pretty “city” like, it is on a hill away from a…

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