Arizona Outdoor Fun (2144 East Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016)
Castles N’ Coasters (9445 Metro Pkwy E, Phoenix, AZ 85051)
Camelback Mountain (4925 E McDonald Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85018)
If you love hiking in gorgeous desert mountainscapes, spend some time on Echo Canyon Trail on Camelback Mountain. The 1.23-mile trail takes about 2-3 hours roundtrip and is for advanced hikers who can handle high-intensity climbing. Prepare to ascend close to 1,300 feet, making this a very steep hike for a good portion of the trail. You will also get to climb large rocks and enjoy breathtaking views of gorgeous Arizona. Don’t forget to take plenty of water, wear sunscreen, a hat, and good hiking shoes.
South Mountain Park (10919 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042)
Glendale Arizona Balloon Rides (8472 W Heather Ct, Glendale, AZ 85305)
White Tank Mountain National Park (20304 W White Tank Mountain Rd, Waddell, AZ 85355)
Just travel west about thirty-three miles and you will be transported to a scenic area that is home to amazing petroglyphs created by the ancient Hohokam tribe. Hike through Waddell’s Waterfall Trail and explore these awesome rock carvings, also known as “Petroglyph Plaza,” which archaeologists believe depict animals and religious ideologies. Experience a gorgeous view of downtown Phoenix or a possible waterfall flow after a desert rain. It is an inspiring Phoenix outdoor activity to consider.
Wildlife World Zoo Aquarium & Safari Park (16501 W. Northern Avenue, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340)
Although this wonderful park offers incredible animal exhibits of all kinds, it also offers some of the most adventurous things to do in the area. You can ride, fly, swing, and zip-line the day away at the thrilling Adventure Land area of the park. Main attractions include Skyride, a high-level round trip through the park’s treetops; Vertigo, a 100-foot tall spinning swing ride; and the Soaring Eagle Zip Line, an invigorating, fast-paced trek that takes you soaring over animals throughout the park.
As you can see, living in Phoenix comes with many great adventures! There is no end to the number of outdoor things you can do in Phoenix, so please feel free to contact us at Heers Management Communities for insider tips about the best places to eat, drink, and explore in the metro area.