Crisp days and cool nights announce the arrival of autumn in Fountain Hills. The best way to celebrate is to get outside, and breath the fresh mountain air. McDowell Mountain Regional Park certainly has no shortage of guided hiking opportunities. So, put on your hiking boots, grab your camera, and … [Read more...] about Want to Hike? Check Out McDowell Mountain Regional Park’s Guided Hikes.
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McDowell Mountain Regional Park is the ideal playground to explore the beauty of the Sonoran Desert for families in the month of November. Whether you’re looking for edge-of-your-seat adventures or something a little more low-key, here are six great activities to explore at the McDowell Mountain … [Read more...] about McDowell Mountain Park and Kids: The Perfect Combination!
Water is an important part of desert living. Since much of the land is covered by nonporous surfaces such as roads, rooftops, and parking lots, the urban lifestyle has a big impact on water quality. You know it's monsoon season in Arizona when the weather enthusiasts start to gather. Join McDowell … [Read more...] about Roll in Monsoon Season with McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Summer is here! Specifically July, which can be one of the most glorious months of the year in Fountain Hills. For those eager to be outside, McDowell Mountain Regional Park certainly has no shortage of guided hiking opportunities. So, pack your bag, bring a lot of water to balance out the … [Read more...] about Want to Hike? Check Out McDowell Mountain Regional Park’s Guided Hikes.
This July, discover the power of play and adventure. It’s National Parks and Recreation Month, and for anyone who loves being outdoors this month is for you. The Town of Fountain Hills wants you to “Get Your Play On.” Whether it’s summer camp, an adult sports league, exploring a trail, meeting … [Read more...] about Get Your Play On Fountain Hills: 3 Easy Ways to Celebrate Park and Recreations Month
Birthdays often deserve big celebrations — and nobody will celebrate America’s 241st birthday better than Fountain Hills. If you're looking to plan your annual firework viewing extravaganza, you're in luck. Put on your red, white and blue, and come celebrate an action-packed Independence Day at … [Read more...] about 4th at the Fountain: Come Celebrate America’s 241st Birthday in Fountain Park
Love a good mystery? Just an hour south of Fountain Hills, the Sonoran Desert holds one of the greatest mysteries of the ancient world. The Casa Grande Ruins tells the story of nearly 2,000 ancient peoples known as the Ancestral People of the Sonoran Desert who occupied a massive compound for about … [Read more...] about The Ancient Mystery of the Casa Grande Ruins
As summer overtakes Fountain Hills, the heat comes, and we retreat inside. The beautiful thing about the landscape of Arizona is its diversity. You can find a comfortable retreat any time of the year. But for those eager to get outside during the summer and be one with nature, that usually means … [Read more...] about Stuck Close to Home This Summer? Discover Woods Canyon Lake!