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Festival Fields Splashpad Avondale

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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 and an Amazon station of some sort (there are a lot of Amazon vans!). The Festival Fields Park has a ton of great features and I’m super excited to showcase…

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Portales Park Goodyear

Portales Park

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. It is located off of West Coronado Rd, but can be seen off of Noth Pebble Creek Parkway. The Portales Park has a wonderful playground with a shade, however, the…

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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. The important button! How to start the splashpad. There is another button that will stop the splashpad if there is an emergency, but DON’T press it unless there is an…

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Coffinger Park Wickenburg

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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 year that Wickenburg is known for. Across Tegner St, one of the Main Streets in Wickenburg, is an open show horse area! Wickenburg really still shows its western spirit! We…

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The Cloud Kiwanis Park Tempe

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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, they will love this fun rainstorm themed splashpad. At least desert kids can experience a rain storm, HA HA! One thing to note, this splashpad is at the north part…

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Chuparosa Park Chandler

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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 fields and , ramadas, swings and beach volleyball courts too! The splashpad is a very basic one with just a few features. It is somewhat shaded by trees and is…

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Espee Park and Splashpad Chandler

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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 had a nice toddler playground that was underneath the same shade as the big kids playground. The splashpad was HUGE, but was pavement. A bathroom, many huge ramadas and greenspace…

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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 places we have reviewed, and there will be more to come! Pioneer Park in Mesa-This newly redesigned park has a beautiful covered splashpad, a huge playground with amazing climbers and…

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Hassayampa River Preserve-Wickenburg

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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 hot weather hit. Luckily, we were surprised with a very cool May Day, and had to shoot up to Wickenburg. It is off of Rt 60 (Grand Avenue out of Surprise)…

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Orangewood Park Glendale

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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 like Orangewood Park in Glendale. Orangewood Park is located at 71st Avenue and a little bit south of Northern Avenue in Glendale. It had no bathrooms, but a two shaded…

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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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Papago Park Phoenix

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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 on the 202, and while at the Phoenix Zoo and looked longingly at the mountain. I did this four FOUR years before I told the husband we had to finally check…

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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 header headed our way. It is also near the Wildflower North Park we had visited a while ago! Estrella Vista North is right near Desert Star school in Goodyear, in…

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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 tennis court, Pool, the Tracy Aviary, Youth City (Youth Development/after school program), Chase Home Museum  (folk art), Liberty Park Lake, Liberty Park Grill and the Rotary Park Playground. We visited…

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Park Discovery-Cedar City Utah

We love to travel, and some times we even go for work (and play!). When my husband had a conference up in Salt Lake City, I thought “YES!! Let’s all go!” The drive was going to be a little too much to do all in one day to Salt Lake for us, so we picked…

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