Public Playscapes For All

Freestone Park

Gilbert certainly isn't short on parks. From fishing lakes to fitness courses to observatories and rideable railroads, there are plenty of outdoor play options for all ages. 

Park Listings:

Discovery Park
2214 E. Pecos Rd.

Freestone Park and Rec Center 
1045 E. Juniper Ave.

McQueen District Park 
510 N. Horne St.

Nicholas Park 
700 N. Higley Rd.

Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch 
2757 E. Guadalupe Rd.

Water Tower Plaza 
45 W. Page Ave., Gilbert, AZ 85296

Zanjero Park 
3785 S. Lindsay Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85297

Parks On The Rise!

Desert Sky Park 
6624 S. Power Rd.

Ever watch an episode of Ninja Warrior? Test out your own abilities at Desert Sky Park’s fitness course. Not quite up for the challenge? Take a stroll around the lake or take a seat on a nearby bench while your kids enjoy the playground. When construction is complete, Desert Sky Park has the potential to incorporate 16 multi-use fields.

Gilbert Regional Park
3005 E. Queen Creek Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85298

Projected to be the largest park in Gilbert once completed, Gilbert Regional will comprise of an eight-acre lake, a playground, tennis and pickleball courts, and a splash pad. 

Central Trail System
This 135-mile trail system used for walking, biking, and horseback riding parallels local canals, making it easy to explore Gilbert outside of our vehicles. Cyclists are able to head out without the worries of street biking, and parks along the trail offer shade and drinking fountains for water breaks. Bike rentals around town are convenient for those who need them, and there are plenty of bikes rakes in Gilbert for those out pedaling to their favorite park or restaurant. Check out the available resources online for trail maps. 

Fun Fact:
During the construction of Discovery Park, workers found fossils of a Columbian Mammoth who came to be known as Tuskers. Exact replicas of the fossils found can be seen at Southeast Regional Library in Gilbert! 

Local Tip:
"Check out the Riparian Preserve! Grab some birdseed and feed the ducks, play at the playground, and take a walk around on the trails there to spot birds, rabbits, insects, and other animals!  They also have an observatory that is open Friday and Saturday nights!" – Cheryl R.