Looking for more fun things for you or your family to do in the Phoenix area? Below are some ideas for you to check out.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
37615 U.S. Highway 60
The arboretum is just an hour from Phoenix and features over 3200 desert plants, the majority of which can be seen on the 1 ½ mile trail.
September through April open daily from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM.
May, June, July and August open daily from 6:00 AM until 3:00 PM.
East Van Buren St.
Enjoy great scenery and lots of fun outdoor activities in this Phoenix park. The activities offered include softball diamonds and running trails, an archery range and fishing lagoons. You may visit the park daily from 6 AM-11 PM For more information, visit https://phoenix.gov/PARKS/hikepapa.html
South Mountain Park
10919 S Central Ave.
This park offers picnicking, hiking and 16,000 acres of great scenery Just relax and take in some of the most beautiful landscapes offered.
455 N Galvin Pkwy
The Phoenix Zoo has been voted one of the top 5 zoos for kids in the country. The whole family can spend the day enjoying the over two and a half miles of walking trails. The over 1200 exhibits feature birds, mammals and reptiles as well as a petting zoo for kids.
Hours for the Spring and Summer months are as follows:
Spring (Jan – May) Daily 8am-5pm
Summer (Jun – Aug) Mon-Fri 7am-2pm; Sat-Sun 7am-4pm
Tickets are $16 for adults, $11 for seniors (60+), children (3-12) $7, and children 2 and under are free.
For more information, visit www.phoenixzoo.org
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