Considering buying a home in beautiful Buckeye, Arizona? You’re not alone! From its mild climate and Old West charm to its eye-catching landscape of mountains, valleys and, of course, desert, it comes as no surprise that Buckeye is among the fastest growing cities in the United States.
Stunning scenery aside, there is no shortage of things to do in the westernmost suburb of the bustling Phoenix-Metropolitan area. Following are just a few of the activities and attractions that beckon Buckeye tourists and residents, alike.
Picturesque parks.Buckeye is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding and camping under a canopy of stars. Boasting 8,700 attractive acres, Skyline Regional Park offers 17 trails of varying difficulty levels and campsite and ramada rentals. Encompassing an expansive 30,000 acres, nearby White Tank Mountain Regional Park boasts nearly 30 miles of additional shared-use trails, plus picnic areas, campgrounds and an eco-friendly nature center. Those seeking additional trail and campground options, as well as baseball fields, a golf course and fishing along the banks of the Gila River, can head to 20,000-acre Estrella Mountain Regional Park, less than 30 minutes away.
Abundant golf.If you like to get out on the greens, Buckeye is the city for you! It’s home to five popular golf courses, and you can find 16 additional courses within a 20-mile radius. Teeming with saguaro cacti, Ironwood trees and wildlife, Verrado Golf Club features “36 holes of championship golf designed by PGA Tour star and Ryder Cup Captain, Tom Lehman.” Boasting panoramic mountain views and challenges for golfers of all ability levels, Sundance Golf Club is another notable course to consider.
Splashing around.If you’re looking for a fun way to beat the Arizona heat,the Buckeye Aquatics Center is the place to be! The facility offers high and low diving boards, a 160-foot water slide and a zero-depth beach area with exciting water features. Residents can also sign up for a variety of classes and clinics, ranging from water aerobics to junior lifeguard classes. In addition, the center hosts a number of pool parties throughout the year, including its Memorial Day Splash Party and Christmas in July.
Buffalo, bears and bobcats.Animal lovers will be pleased to learn that Buckeye is conveniently located near Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park, home to “Arizona’s largest collection of exotic and endangered animals, with more than 600 separate species.” The must-see zoo also features a petting zoo; giraffe, stingray, lory parrot and penguin feedings; rides for the kids and educational shows.
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- Ranch & two-story floor plans
- 3 to 6 bedrooms, approx. 1,590 to 2,630 sq. ft.
- Over 70 neighborhood parks, including a swim park
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- Ranch-style floor plans
- 3 to 5 bedrooms, approx. 1,810 to 2,090 sq. ft.
- Community walking paths, outdoor exercise stations and a sand volleyball court