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Fountain Hills Botanical Garden

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Quiet, Easy Hike/Stroll in the Middle of Town

I love this short trail because all of the desert plants are labeled with their names. Although it... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Vicky D
Phoenix, Arizona
Again and again and again

Always fascinating. always a learning experience, always cool and fun. Amazing flora and surprising... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Phoenix, Arizona
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Fountain Hills Blvd. South of Kingstree Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

I love this short trail because all of the desert plants are labeled with their names. Although it begins along a busy street, you'd never know it after rounding the first corner. It's a short, easy stroll that nearly anyone can do, including small children....More

Thank Vicky D
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Always fascinating. always a learning experience, always cool and fun. Amazing flora and surprising founa.

Thank XbrDavis
Reviewed 24 March 2018

This is very where I was staying and it is a lovely little gem tucked in a neighborhood. It is good for someone who does not have mobility issues, but maybe can't go that far. Perfect for children!

Thank Missy A
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This botanical garden actually looks like the many backyards in Fountain Hills. The plants are natural and many of them are labeled. It is small, but a good hike.

Thank carolkubota
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I love walking in the desert and this is very close to town. People are friendly, trails are well marked - good for 30 minutes of walking and a bit of excercies

1  Thank truetray
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Payne's concept of preserving this acreage is excellent. There is signage along the way showcasing the flora is very nice. You can pick up a map of the trails at the entry that identifies the trails. The reviews say it is an easy hike. However,...More

1  Thank Tanya W
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Another reviewer stated there was a $22 entrance fee, but that must have been for another place. There is no charge for Fountain Hills Botanical Garden. Just park in the little lot, pick up a brochure at the trailhead (or download one) and start walking....More

Thank ShelleyC1002
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Beautiful area to enjoy and close to the historical fountain. Lots of nearby cafes and local owned shops.

Thank CancunVIP10
Reviewed 15 February 2017

For a small town this is quite a unique Botanical Garden. Easy to get around and well marked with interesting comments about the different species of cacti, local bushes and shrubs and trees, their names and origins. Some benches provide you with resting spots and...More

Thank traute2
Reviewed 3 February 2017

A tad expensive to enter 22 per person but a nice way to spend the early day. Several areas within including a butterfly hummingbird area, herb garden, several other loops of specific vegetation. All trails are configured within loops so no chance of getting turned...More

Thank mruggier0
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James M
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Response from truetray | Reviewed this property |
No fee
Veronica N
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Response from EyesoftheWorldFilms | Reviewed this property |
On N Fountain Hills Blvd between Kingstree Blvd and Emerald Dr. There is a small parking lot on the north side of the road.