For being in town it was great. Went in early June morning and it was only 95 out. Although not a long hike you are in the desert and it can be very hot. The views were great and lots of saguaros to see. Also saw a rabbit.

walking
16 days ago

Love to walk here daily when visiting. Enjoyable at sunset in summer.

Unless you already live in Fountain Hills don’t go to the effort of driving out to this hike. Was lame

walking
1 month ago

While a simple walk, we went at sunset just prior to the fountain spraying. The scenery was beautiful and the mountains made for a majestic backdrop. My son rode his scooter the whole way around the paved path. Just a really fun place to visit.

What a cute little hike before the day gets hot! It’s kind of strange hiking through the middle of a neighborhood but the view at the highest point is pretty amazing. I actually ended up doing the trail backwards (ooops) but the trail was wide enough to accommodate. The area is well maintained and easily marked.

walking
4 months ago

This park is great but be sure to plan your visit around the hour because that is when the 300 foot fountain. The fountain pumps out 7,000 US Gallons per second out of a 18 inch nozzle. The fountain is truly amazing and I recommend it for all ages. Also the fountain runs from 9am to 9pm so it will go off even at night because they have lights on the fountain.

I loved this hike gorgeous views and easy enough to be able to enjoy the scenery

It was a nice walk to go on with my kiddos. The fountain goes off every hour on the hour from 9am-9pm - we got there at 3:05 when it was just finishing up. However we took a nice slow walk around, looking at the birds/ducks and enjoying the weather. Would have been a great place to bring UNO and a picnic basket. They had a cool playground area with a music section with tons of different actual percussion instruments for the kids to play with. Very cool. Will be back.

Great hike if you want to take a brief detour from the park’s paved trail. Recommend entering the trail near the parking lot if you want to be challenged with some uphill cardio.

it’s the fountain of fountains

Great walk!

Very pretty and easy hike.

Great views and an easy hike

hiking
Thursday, April 06, 2017

Beautiful view of the fountain.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

An easy hike to do with kids and end at the park. The views of the fountain are gorgeous but so are the views of the surrounding mountains. Nice seeing snow on some of the higher peaks right from the trail over the winter! This hike is one of my favorite to do with out of town visitors...

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Better hike than expected. Combo of trail and concrete. Beautiful views of the town and fountain. Good quick workout. Recommend!

walking
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

This is a fun family walk. It's all concrete but you can wander off it to the grass and gravel. Lots to watch, Ducks, birds, turtles, frisbee golfers, massive fountain at the top of every hour 9AM to 9PM with tons of people from all over the world present.

Thursday, February 09, 2017

easy,flat walk. very pretty. awesome to see the fountain going

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Great alternative hike to the paved path around the lake.

walking
Friday, January 13, 2017

Very nice walk around the park. It isn't very long but the scenery is pretty. You have to navigate the duck doo, but there was someone washing the path so imagine FH try's to keep the path clean. I liked how there were different information spots along the way. And the plantings were starting to bloom. This might be too hot to walk in the summer because there isn't much shade. AND, of course the fountain is stunning!

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Short, but nice views. Well maintained. Mostly suburban setting.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Easy.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Easy hike, beautiful views of the Fountain!

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Great walk..easy..excellent view of area

hiking
Saturday, April 02, 2016

Not really a hike, just a walk around the eponymous fountain of dozy Fountain Hills.

hiking
Saturday, December 12, 2015

It's cool Mountain View coffee is open with plenty of Costco Pastries and store made baked goods

walking
Sunday, November 29, 2015

Perfect place for a relaxed walk. My dogs love seeing the fountain go off and training is plentiful as there are a lot of distractions around. There is a paved walkway or you can stroll in the grass, my grandma did it with no problems. It is almost always busy, and even with people around we once saw a bobcat.

hiking
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Short but nice walk and good views. My wife shopped at the great fair and I took a hike.

Sunday, June 07, 2015

Fun and easy loop hike to do before going to Fountain Hills Art Festival.

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hiking
Friday, July 11, 2014

This is really more of a walk than a hike, but it does give one a good flavor of this small town. The fountain is certainly the biggest attraction to this walk with the fountain spraying water at a rate of 7,000 US gallons per minute through an 18-inch nozzle. With all three pumps under ideal conditions, the fountain reaches 560 feet (170 m) in height. It goes of every hour on the hour for 15 min. They dye it green for St Patrick's day. Great place to take visitors to get a little flavor of the Fountain Hills.Also great splash pad for kids near the playground.

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