Arizona Outdoor Fun

Arizona Outdoor Fun

Address: 4640 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85008 - MAP
Phone: (602) 400-2445
Web: www.arizonaoutdoorfun.com

Arizona Outdoor Fun offers everything you'd possibly need for outdoor recreational fun including rentals for ATVs, jet skis, quads and more! Experience the scenic Arizona desert with experienced guides and customize your adventure with a range of add-ons.

Biosphere 2

Biosphere 2

Address: 32540 S Biosphere Rd, Oracle, AZ 85739 - MAP
Phone: (520) 838-6200
Web: b2science.org

Step into the world of Biosphere 2 at the University of Arizona, a self-contained microcosm of the world and its various climates, including a rain forest, simulated ocean and more. Originally built for research purposes, Biosphere 2 also holds daily tours throughout its amazing system of trails and levels.

Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Address: 37615 US-60 Superior, AZ 85273 - MAP
Phone: (520) 689-2723
Web: cals.arizona.edu

Vibrant seasonal foliage is always on display at the Boyce Thompson Arboretum, located at the University of Arizona and boasting the unique desert landscape beauty of the outdoor area. Two miles of wheelchair-accessible trails await the adventurous nature-lover in the Tonto National Forest.

Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve

Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve

Address: 3711 W Deer Valley Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85308 - MAP
Phone: (623) 582-8007
Web: shesc.asu.edu/dvpp

Discover the rugged beauty of the desert landscape when you spend some time outdoors at Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve. This living museum is both a nature preserve and an archaeological site, with trails, gardens and exhibits throughout 47 acres.

Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden

Address: 1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85281 - MAP
Phone: (480) 941-1225
Web: www.dbg.org

Experience an oasis of surprising bursts of color and expressive succulents at the Desert Botanical Garden. Perhaps you'll find your green-thumb inspiration in the garden's Berlin Agave Yucca Forest or the Desert Wildflower Loop Trail.

Dorrance Planetarium

Dorrance Planetarium

Address: 600 E Washington St, Phoenix AZ 85004 - MAP
Phone: (602) 716-2000
Web: azscience.org

View the natural beauty of the cosmos from the state-of-the-art, domed telescope at the Dorrance Planetarium, one of only five in the world. Relax in the comfort of a cushioned seat and air conditioning, while the universe sweeps past. Shows include "Starry Storytime" and "Arizona Skies."

Out of Africa Wildlife Park

Out of Africa Wildlife Park

Address: 3505 W SR-260, Camp Verde, AZ 86322 - MAP
Phone: (928) 567-2840
Web: outofafricapark.com

Interact with exotic animals at the Out of Africa Wildlife Park. This truly otherworldly nature experience includes a snake show with giant anacondas and boas, a 45-minute African Bush Safari that includes personal encounters with giraffes, zebras and more, and a predator feed where you can watch carnivores devour 800 lbs. of raw meat.

Piestewa Peak

Piestewa Peak

Address: 2701 E Squaw Peak Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85016 - MAP
Phone: (602) 261-8318
Web: www.phoenix.gov

Challenge yourself by climbing Piestewa Peak, a 2,608-foot summit filled with trails for every level of hiker. Trailhead areas include paved parking and restroom facilities. If you want to feel like you've conquered the world, this outdoor trip is it.

Ponderosa Stables

Ponderosa Stables

Address: 10215 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042 - MAP
Phone: (602) 268-1261
Web: www.arizona-horses.com

Go on a horseback riding adventure through the rugged, serene outdoor beauty of the Arizona countryside. Ponderosa Stables provides rides on more than 40 miles of trails across 18,500 acres of South Mountain Park. Close encounters with exotic native plants and native animals are common in this region.

Pueblo Grande Museum

Pueblo Grande Museum

Address: 4619 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034 - MAP
Phone: (602) 495-0901
Web: www.pueblogrande.org

Explore an actual archaeological park at the Pueblo Grande Museum. The site is located on the ruins of a 1,500-year-old Hohokam village and includes the original 800-year-old platform mound for town-hall style meetings. Reproductions of historic homes have been placed along the village trails.

​​South Mountain Park

​​South Mountain Park

Address: 10919 S Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042 - MAP
Phone: (602) 262-7393
Web: www.phoenix.gov

Explore the biggest municipal park in the world, South Mountain Park of Phoenix. More than 16,000 gorgeous acres of both manicured and untamed wilderness await. Hike, bike or horseback ride outdoors on 51 miles of trails. Trail heads include gated parking lots and restrooms.

Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium
Family Friendly Attraction

Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium

Address: 16501 W Northern Ave, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340 - MAP
Phone: (623) 935-9453
Web: www.wildlifeworld.com

Go on a wildlife adventure at one of Arizona's top nature attractions, the Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium. About 75 indoor exhibits feature a huge variety of aquatic species, including fish, mammals, birds, invertebrates, amphibians, and reptiles. The zoo features a baby animal nursery and a children's petting zoo.

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