Because there is so much to do in Glendale Arizona outdoors, you’d be hard-pressed to find a forecast that requires you to stay indoors. Here is a current forecast for the next week in Glendale. This forecast updates regularly, so bookmark this page and check back frequently to plan your Glendale day.
There’s no denying how high the temperature rises during the summer months here in the Glendale area. But, no matter how warm the temperatures get there are several activities to participate in around Glendale that will help beat the heat. And where you can keep cool! So, whether you’re new to the area or a long-time Glendale resident, here is a list of outdoor things to do outdoors. Some are free. Some have fees. But there’s a little bit of outdoor adventure for every budget.
Shop Historic Downtown
Visit Historic Downtown Glendale. Here picturesque tree-lined streets and brick storefronts offer inviting detours. Enjoy quaint craftsman-style bungalows from the early 1900s. And check out the historic architecture that gives this area its charm. Two distinct neighborhoods make up downtown Glendale: Catlin Court and Old Towne. For more information, click here.
At the heart of Downtown Glendale is Murphy Park. With its connection to the city’s founder, W. J. Murphy, Murphy Park is central to Glendale history. This neighborhood park’s two and a half acres are home to the Velma Teague Branch Library. Stroll or ride your bike through the park. Its beautiful benches are painted by local downtown Glendale artists. For more information about activities at Murphy Park, click here.
Sahuaro Ranch Park
Sahuaro Ranch Park is the perfect picnic spot. This “non-zoo” park boasts roaming peacocks and plenty of shade and wide grassy spaces. Learn about the history of Glendale and its agricultural heritage. And view the park’s unique historical ranch buildings. For more information, click here.
Thunderbird Conservation Park
Filled with majestic scenery, Glendale, Arizona’s Thunderbird Conservation Park features 1,185 acres and 15 miles of multi-use trails. Participate in the park’s activities that include horseback riding, mountain biking, jogging, picnicking, hiking, and even bird watching. In this park, you’ll find “Nature Blinds.” Because these decorative block walls have “windows,” they allow protected viewing of the park’s 50+ different species of birds and wildlife. This is a great spot to get your perfect Instagram photo. Bring your binoculars to see what you might be missing. For more information, click here.
Welcome To Hurricane Harbor Phoenix
With loads of rides to choose from, Hurricane Harbor Phoenix is great fun for the whole family! As one of the State of Arizona’s biggest theme parks, its 35 acres of land give plenty of room for crowds escaping the heat. Hurricane Harbor Phoenix is located at 4243 W Pinnacle Peak Rd, Glendale, AZ 85310. Check out their website here.
Foothills Aquatics Center
Foothills Aquatics Center includes a zero-depth entry leisure pool with spray features, 2 giant slides, a kiddie slide, a water playground, a diving well with 2 diving boards, a lazy river, 6 lap lanes, and a snack bar. During the summer, activities include seasonal youth private and group swim lessons. There are also year-round adult private lessons and public recreation swimming. The Foothills Aquatics Center is located at 5600 W. Union Hills Dr.
Rose Lane Aquatics Center
Rose Lane includes a large, zero-depth entry leisure pool including spray features, a splash pad, both a giant slide and a kiddie slide, and a huge diving pool. You’ll find Rose Lane Aquatics Center is located at 5003 W. Marlette Ave.
Be sure to get outside all year round with these suggestions. So, you’ll enjoy quality time outdoors throughout all the seasons.
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