Good weather makes us want to go out and enjoy the outdoors with our family, relax under the blue skies, and play for hours. Phoenix has great places and parks to do all of this and even enjoy a picnic too! From breathtaking views to great city parks, check out our top choices below.
Where: 2605 N. 15th Ave.
Encanto Park is the perfect location for a picnic, events, and nice calm afternoons with the kids!
There’s a fishing lagoon, a historic clubhouse and boathouse, and the Enchanted Island Amusement Park!
Cave Creek Regional Park
Where: 37019 N Lava Ln, Cave Creek, AZ 85331
Hours: Daily, 6 AM- 8 PM
Prepare to have the best picnic ever!
With fantastic and breathtaking views, the whole family will love having lunch surrounded by desert beauty! This 2,922-acre regional park will become your family’s favorite picnic spot!
Where: 625 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Hours: Daily 5 AM- 11 PM
One of our top options for a picnic is Papago Park!
You will get to go on a hike and enjoy the outdoors and Arizona’s sun, views of amazing formations, and recreation for the entire family. It is also near the Phoenix Zoo and Desert Botanical Garden to make your day even more fun!
Where: 6505 N 20th St, Phoenix, AZ
Hours: Daily, 5 AM- 10.30 PM
Enjoy a nice picnic by the pond feeding the ducks, and watch how your kids have fun in the playground!
You can also play tennis and do many other things in the multi-purpose field. Before you leave, check out the great art sculptures!
Dreamy Draw Recreation Area
Where: 2421 E Northern Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85020
Hours: Daily, 6 AM- 7 PM
Enjoy a nice picnic with desert landscape, amazing views, trails, and more!
If you’re in Arizona, this is one of the best places to go for a little lunch with the family and enjoy Arizona’s landscapes.
Deer Valley Park
Where: 19602 N 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85027
Hours: 5.30 AM- 11 PM
The Deer Valley Park offers a great picnic area, grills, and lots of green spaces!
Kids will have fun playing in the ramadas, the playground, the sports courts, and more! There are restrooms available.
White Tank Mountain Regional Park
Where: White Tank Mountain Regional Park
This incredible place is perfect for a family picnic surrounded by nature!
There are more than 200 picnic tables with grills and more than 29,000 acres of beautiful desert landscapes! You may enjoy a picnic by the water, near playgrounds, or more amazing options in the country’s largest regional park!
Where: 6201 W Roosevelt St, Phoenix, AZ
Hours: 5.30 AM- 10 PM
Have a picnic day at Sunridge Park’s picnic area while the kids enjoy the playground or play some basketball!
It also has a grill area for the family to enjoy, and lots of green space to run around.
Tempe Beach Park
Where: 80 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281
Hours: Daily, 5 AM- 10 PM
Find everything you need for a picnic at Tempe Beach Park: beautiful views, grills, playgrounds, bathrooms, and even biking trails!
The whole family will love a picnic near the lake!
Where: 12812 N 52nd St, Scottsdale, AZ
Hours: 5.30 AM- 10 PM
Have a day full of ‘’sonrisas’’ at Sonrisa Park.
There’s a lot of space for kids to run around, a great playground, and a field for sports! A great option to have a picnic with the family and relax!