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Eldorado Park

There’s no better place for outdoor activities with the family than Eldorado Park in Scottsdale. The park features relaxing walk paths, paved bike trails, fishing ponds, sports fields, and a skate park stretched across 60 acres of grass lawns with plenty of tree shade. Get your morning run in along the pathways winding alongside the Eldorado Park Creek or join a game of disc golf on the fairways. Whether you seek a serene spot to walk the dog or a scenic place to enjoy the sunshine, Eldorado Park is one of the best places to visit in Scottsdale.

Get Your Steps in on the Greenbelt

The paved pathways running through the park are perfect for getting in your daily cardio, whether it’s walking, running, or even bike riding. The trails run along the Eldorado Park Creek, beneath a canopy of shady trees lining the water. Ambitious runner and bikers can continue along the greenbelt path connecting Eldorado to Scottsdale’s northern parks.

Fish in the Eldorado Park Pond

The park features a community fishing pond where you can cast your line for channel catfish, rainbow trout, sunfish, and largemouth bass. Surrounded in towering palm trees and lush greenery, the pond is a picture-perfect oasis where you can relax in utmost tranquility.

Sports and Skating Paradise

The volleyball courts are popular with locals and visitors alike, drawing a crowd of friendly spectators. The park also features three baseball fields and a soccer field, along with indoor and outdoor basketball courts. To the southern end of the park lies the Wedge Skate Park, where a 10-foot bowl, quarter-pipe, ramps, and rails provide plenty of action for skateboarders and in-line skaters.

Enjoy a Family Picnic

With picnic areas complete with barbecue pits and two playgrounds for the kids, Eldorado Park in Scottsdale is the perfect place for spending the day outdoors with the family. Reserve a shaded picnic spot under one of the ramadas, and stick to the shaded playground in case the day gets particularly hot. A number of restaurants and grocery stores are located nearby so you can pick up a quick snack or enjoy a takeout picnic.

Catch the Fall Festival

If you’re visiting Scottsdale in October, be sure to check out the Fall Festival in Eldorado Park. This family-friendly event offers Halloween fun with game booths, live music, a haunted forest, face painting, and food vendors. The Fall Festival usually takes place on the last weekend of October.

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