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Sonrisa Park Scottsdale

Sonrisa Park in Scottsdale is right on the Phoenix border near the Paradise Valley Mall. The Sonrisa Park is maintained by the City of Phoenix,...

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Festival Fields Splashpad Avondale

Festival Fields is located near the intersection of Lower Buckeye Road and Litchfield Road in Avondale. It is actually very close to the Goodyear Airport...

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Portales Park Goodyear

Portales Park in Goodyear has a huge greenspace and exercise stops with workout areas, ramadas and playarea. However, it does not have a parking lot....

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Gateway Splashpad

Gateway Splashpad

The Gateway Splashpad in El Mirage is close to the Northwest Valley Family YMCA and the the Gateway Park an the El Mirage Police Station....

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Coffinger Park Wickenburg

Coffinger Park in Wickenburg is in the heart of Wickenburg. Considered the “city center” of Wickenburg, Coffinger Park has many of the events throughout the...

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The Cloud Kiwanis Park Tempe

The Cloud at Kiwanis Park Tempe is the newest Splashpad, and it comes with much fanfare. If your kids like the sounds of Rainforest Cafe,...

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Chuparosa Park Chandler

Chuparosa Park in Chandler has a small splash ground, large shaded playground and a restroom. Chuparosa also has a large parking area, walking trails, multipurpose...

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Espee Park and Splashpad Chandler

Espee Park in Chandler not only has a great covered and shaded playground, but it also has a large splashpad, ramadas and bathrooms. Espee Park...

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Fun in Mesa

Are you roaming around the valley looking for some fun in Mesa? There are lots of things to do and see in Mesa-Here are the...

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Hassayampa River Preserve-Wickenburg

I have wanted to check out Hassayampa River Preserve in Wickenburg for quite a while now, but I was afraid that we wouldn’t before the...

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Orangewood Park Glendale

When we are out and about in different parts of the valley, I love to drop in on a park and write about parks, just...

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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...

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Papago Park Phoenix

Have you ever driven past Papago Park in Phoenix and not checked it out? If you are like me, you have seen it while driving...

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Estrella Vista North

There is nothing quite like visiting 2 parks in one! When I saw these on a map last Monday, I knew we had a double...

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Liberty Park Salt Lake City, Utah

Liberty Park is a beautiful park in Salt Lake City between 900s and 1300s and S 500 E and s 700 East. It features a...

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