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“Xeriscape, Very Good Free Park”
Review of Xeriscape Garden

Xeriscape Garden
Ranked #72 of 165 things to do in Scottsdale
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Reviewed January 1, 2013

We visited Xeriscape the day after visiting Desert Botanical Garden. Not a fair thing to do, because Desert Botanical is so fabulous. That said, for a free park, Xeriscape is very good. Quality signage, educational, an enjoyable moderate walk. Part of Chapparal Park, which is great urban park for walking, riding a bike, or exercising a dog. Tip: Use the parking lot at 5831 N. Hayden, beside the baseball fields, to access Xeriscape.

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Reviewed April 8, 2012

Park on the north side of Chapparal Park, near the dog fields, then head to the far east side of the park. Tour around the perimeter of the unique, world renown, water treatment facility. Notice the useful and artful steel/stone architecture, including tall beams and magnificent sliding doors. Water is conserved in a variety of ways: look for basins and how water is routed. Read the signs on kiosks and quotes under your feet for educational input on this garden. Head south to view the terraced gardens. Shade provided by canvass tarps and pulleys. Restrooms. An easy stroll for adults. Energetic children with techy chaperones might be interested in treasure hunting at the site via GPS/geocaching.

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