Pets allowed
Guided tours
Backcountry camping
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Herberger Park, a tranquil oasis nestled within the vibrant urban landscape of Phoenix, Arizona, offers a harmonious blend of natural beauty and recreational opportunities. This expansive park, spanning over acres of carefully curated green space, serves as a testament to the city's commitment to providing its residents with a respite from the bustling city life.

Situated in the heart of Arcadia, Herberger Park boasts a diverse range of features that cater to a multitude of interests. Towering trees, well-maintained lawns, and lush vegetation create a serene backdrop for outdoor activities and leisurely strolls. Walking paths meander through the park, offering visitors the chance to immerse themselves in the calming embrace of nature.

The park's namesake, G.R. Herberger, contributed to the park's creation by funding the restoration of the nearby hydroelectric plant, which now features the captivating Arizona Falls. The gentle sound of flowing water soothes the senses, creating a soothing ambiance that encourages relaxation and contemplation.  The park also provides an wonderful opportunity to access the Arizona Canal. 

For recreational enthusiasts, the park presents a variety of options. Sports courts and open spaces invite locals and visitors to engage in friendly matches of basketball, volleyball, and other group activities. The biggest attraction of the park are the four pickleball courts that provide ample opportunity for players of all levels in the pickelball community. 

Herberger Park's accessible location and serene atmosphere make it an ideal venue for community events and gatherings.  There are flushing toilets as well as potable water at the park. 

In essence, Herberger Park is a testament to Phoenix's dedication to creating spaces that harmonize nature and recreation. As visitors step into this verdant sanctuary, they are invited to escape the urban hustle, connect with the environment, and bask in the myriad of offerings that embody the essence of the city's dynamic character.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)




Parking Pass


Open Year-round



Sport Courts. Access to Arizona Falls and the Canal.




ADA accessible
Vault toilet
Family friendly
Flushing toilets
Picnic tables
Potable water


Nearby Lodging + Camping

Superstition Mountains Area, Mesa, Arizona
McDowell Mountain Regional Park


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