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Very good place for a walk!!

This was a very interesting and informative place to go for a walk. Lots of shady places too! Good... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2017
757SueH
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Waterloo, Canada
Great place for a stroll, walk, or jog.

This is a comfortable, quiet place with wide paths for a leisurely stroll, bicycling, and place to... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2016
989emmettm
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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9 Apr 2018
“A nice walk”
25 Mar 2017
“Very good place for a walk!!”
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5401 N Hayden, Chapparal Park, Scottsdale, AZ
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

A very quick but nice walk while we were waiting to hop into the dog park. It is done nicely but perhaps not as much of a "must do" while in Scottsdale as something like the zoo or the Botanical Garden.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed March 25, 2017

This was a very interesting and informative place to go for a walk. Lots of shady places too! Good for picture taking too.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 757SueH
Reviewed November 14, 2016

This is a comfortable, quiet place with wide paths for a leisurely stroll, bicycling, and place to walk a dog. There are many native plants with nice descriptions, and explanations on what and how to grow them. Some of the paths are lighted for early...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank 989emmettm
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This landscape adjoins the Chapparal Park and the local water treatment facility. Both areas are well laid out and provided a living guide to the area's floral and fauna

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank William H
Reviewed June 18, 2016

This is a very interesting garden with lots of great plants, metal sculptural elements and creative use of rock.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank MichaelM2080
Reviewed June 16, 2016

I had been going to chaparral Park for many years before I noticed this garden tucked away in the NE corner near the dog park. A nice addition to an already terrific park.

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed March 23, 2016

This is right behind the ball park & dog park. Well done signs to explain the watering system & suggestions for planting arid soil plants most efficiently.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed February 24, 2016

Came across this while walking along N Hayden park land. It is located at the back of the park behind the off leash dog runs. Quite an assortment of plants and most are marked, which is helpful.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Sharon C
Reviewed January 13, 2016

As a Scottsdale resident, I go for my morning walks in Chaparral Park almost every day. And as part of my walk, I wander through the Xeriscape Garden and enjoy the serenity and beauty of all of the many hundreds of desert shrubs, cacti and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
3  Thank Lewis D
Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

As residents of a state prone to drought, we found this rather extensive xeriscape installation inspiring. Birds love it especially. Plaques explain flora and also techniques for trapping as much rainwater as possible to recharge underground water tables and to prevent runoff and erosion. Very...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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