Sahuaro Ranch Park


As the city of Glendale continues to proactively fight the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the city today (4/2/20) announced additional, temporary closures of amenities within our parks. Effective immediately, all city of Glendale amenities within our parks, including playgrounds, ramadas, sport courts, dog parks, and other recreational sites within parks, will be closed to public access until further notice. On March 31, 2020, Glendale park restrooms, the Foothills Sk8 Court Plaza Skatepark and the Glendale Regional X-COURT Skatepark were temporarily closed.

These closures are intended to reduce the chance of COVID-19 exposure. In accordance with Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected” Executive Order, all open spaces, trails, and walking paths will remain open for public use.

The city's Parks and Recreation staff is in the process of restricting access to such amenities, as well as installing signage.

Park visitors are asked to follow physical distancing guidelines by maintaining a distance of at least 6 feet of space between themselves and other guests. Individuals who are sick or who may have been exposed to COVID-19 must stay home and avoid public spaces.

  • Parks & Recreation facilities including the Adult Center, Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, O’Neil Recreation Center, Glendale Community Center, Heroes Regional Parks Recreation Building will all be closed.

  • All classes and programs at recreation and community centers are suspended, This includes: Youth and Adult Sports Leagues, Summer Camps, After School Programs, Special Programs

Click here for a full list of services and facilities impacted.

9802 North 59th Avenuepark finder app
Glendale, Arizona 85302
Park Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The crown jewel of Glendale's park system, Sahuaro Ranch Park offers users both a recreational and historic experience. This park is unique with its historic ranch buildings and its recreational park areas. Visitors can picnic, play on the playgrounds, smell the roses, view peacocks, explore the old ranch grounds or play a ball game.

Historic Sahuaro Ranch   historic sahuaro ranch logo
Wander through the many historic buildings, gardens, orchards, and groves with the peacocks and birds.

Picnic Area and Grills
A large number of picnic tables and grills are available on a first-come, first-served basis near the playgrounds and volleyball court.

The group picnic area is reservable and contains nine covered ramadas with each having nine tables seating eight people each, for a maximum of 72 per ramada. Six of the nine tables in each ramada are handicapped accessible. Total capacity for all nine ramadas is 648. Each ramada has a grill, counter top/serving area and electrical receptacle. The picnic area offers three communal sinks. To reserve a ramada, click here.

Sahuaro Ranch offers children of all ages several playground choices and a great experience. Sahuaro Ranch was the first location in the world to have EVOS, a unique suspended playground for ages 5 and older.

Dog Park
Dogs can romp, run and have fun without being on a leash. The dog park is located just north of the west parking lot and just south of the softball complex. Please remember to close the gate behind you and your dog.

Sports Fields and Courts
Sahuaro Ranch Sports Complex boasts a four field softball complex. Sahuaro Ranch also has soccer fields, the main soccer field is lighted and reservable, and four lighted sand volleyball courts.

Sahuaro Ranch Park Map