15 Best Things To Do In Litchfield Park, Arizona

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Litchfield Park is a unique, suburban community, boasting a small-town atmosphere and casual lifestyle, with a combination of nature and history complimenting the public spaces. The town is just north of Interstate 10, with easy access to metropolitan Phoenix. Since it is a small place, you can start your journey in Litchfield Park by stepping out of your vacation rental and walking around.

After your own walking tour, you may want to venture out to the nearby national parks, they offer some of the best views of the rocks and landscape in Maricopa County, and you may find a good company by joining the park activities and events. There are annual events as well as regular live shows. Find out more about the things to do in Litchfield Park, Arizona, below.

1. Tee-off at Wigwam Golf Club

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A good tee shot sets the tempo for a good hole. Hitting from the fairway doesn't hurt either....

Posted by Wigwam Golf on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

What should be the first thing you check off on your “what to do in Litchfield Park, Arizona” list? Well, if you’re still unsure, why not start off by playing golf?

Wigwam Golf Club, established in 1929, is the vanguard of golfing and recreation in Arizona. It boasts three championship 18-hole golf courses, the most revered and challenging in the state. Each of the golf venues - the Red, Blue, and Gold Courses - features distinctive elements and challenges. The 440-acre (178-hectare) serene venue, featuring lush vegetation, is situated amidst the Arizona mountain range. Plus, this place features recreational spaces around and within its timber suites and crafted adobes, including a spa, pools, and eateries. It’s the perfect spot for a lavish retreat.

Wigwam Golf Club

Address: 451 N Old Litchfield Rd, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340, United States

Website: Wigwam Golf Club

Opening hours: 6:30am - 5:30pm (daily)

2. Savor delicious Mexican cuisines at Old Pueblo Café

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Stop in tonight and try our Special Ribeye Tacos! Grilled ribeye steak, salsa Fresca, guacamole and cabbage. See you tonight!

Posted by Old Pueblo Cafe on Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Enjoy mouthwatering Sonoran-inspired Mexican delicacies in this cozy diner, situated in downtown, west of Wigwam Resort. All meals served in this place are freshly prepared by Tina, a seasoned chef, known for spoiling patrons’ taste buds with her secret family recipe. Kickback in the ambient interior dining space or the climate-controlled exterior porch and savor some of her creative dishes, including enchilada sauce, flan, and pico de gallo. Furthermore, every Friday night, you can enjoy live music while you dine on the outdoor patio.

Old Pueblo Café

Address: 102 N Old Litchfield Rd, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340, United States

Website: Old Pueblo Café

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

3. Ride well-trained horses at Arabians And More LLC

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Growing, growing, growing....growing everyday. Love seeing Olivia and her girl start to find eachother.

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Arabians And More LLC is a horse stable dedicated to offering the best lessons, training, and care to horses, owners, and riders. With its knowledgeable and experienced staff, it has been serving the community for more than 10 years. Whether you’re a professional or beginner rider, you can visit this venue for a superb horseback riding experience. It’s one of the best places to decompress, away from the bustle of the city.

Arabians And More LLC

Address: 6725 N 160th Dr, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340, United States

Website: Arabians And More LLC

Opening hours: 8am - 8pm (daily)

4. Shop at Wigwam Creek Shopping Center

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From auto repair services to apparel, Wigwam Creek Shopping Center, established in 2002, is a favorite shopping destination in Litchfield Park. The complex, perched between Dysart Road and Indian School Road, features big brands such as Anytime Fitness, Fantastic Sams, and Leslie’s Poolmart. Food chains such as KFC, McDonald’s, and Baskin Robbins are also top spots in this 33,792-square-foot (3139-square-meter) establishment.

Wigwam Creek Shopping Center

Address: 12970 W Indian School Rd, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340, United States

Website: Wigwam Creek Shopping Center

5. Let the kids have fun at Turtle Park

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Are you looking for kids’ activities in Litchfield Park? If yes, then you should check out Turtle Park — your children will certainly have a blast in this attraction.

Turtle Park is located in a serene space, close to a residential area, which makes it a safe space for you and your family to enjoy. The children will love playing on the sizable sand playground, climbing the concrete turtles, swinging, and sliding. On-site are shaded areas with tables for picnicking and a pet-friendly water fountain for your convenience. And if you need more action, the soccer and baseball diamond field will be handy. Street parking and restrooms are available, although the bathrooms are not always open.

Turtle Park

Address: 675 N Villa Nueva Dr, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340, United States

Website: Turtle Park

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)

6. Pamper yourself at La Bella Reflexology Spa

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Posted by La Bella Reflexology Spa on Saturday, March 24, 2018

Rejuvenate your body and soul in this new modern spa established in 2018. La Bella Reflexology Spa offers various treatments from foot to deep tissue massage in a warm and inviting space. Indulge in Chinese herbal, traditional, or hot stone massages with oils made from homegrown herbs. You can opt-in for a one-time or recurring therapy at a reasonable price. The music in the background and the friendly staff give your experience a boost.

La Bella Reflxology Spa

Address: 5110 N Dysart Rd Unit 164, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340, United States

Website: La Bella Reflxology Spa

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 9am - 9pm; Sun: 10am - 9pm

7. Savor craft beers at Transplant City Beer Company

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Welcome to the weekend, folks. Our Oktoberfest style beer has officially returned. We usually wait a bit longer than...

Posted by TCBC Beer on Saturday, October 17, 2020

Transplant City Beer Company joined the successful breweries in Arizona in 2018 with creative brews and a cozy atmosphere that feels like home. The small, duo-owned brewer specializes in craft beers, with new offerings added regularly. Kick back in the intimate bar area or on the dog-friendly patio and go through the detailed menu before ordering. You’ll find many attractive varieties, such as Milli Vachilli, Pepino Sunset, and Tiffany Amber. The venue is perfect for making new friends, and there are eateries a walking distance away.

Transplant City Beer Company

Address: 107 W Honeysuckle St, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340, United States

Website: Transplant City Beer Company

Opening hours: Wed - Fri: 3pm - 8pm; Sat: 11am - 9pm; Sun: 11am - 5pm (closed on Mon & Tue)

8. Stroll around the city

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Take a city walk, on your own, and see how the palm and orange trees are integrated into the urban design, along with the mature landscaping. There are miles of pathways with beautiful homes, sidewalk cafes, the Wigwam Resort and an award-winning school. Don’t forget to take some pictures of the buildings, trees, cafes and people, don’t forget to ask for permission.

Litchfield Park's Visitors Guide

Website: Litchfield Park's Visitors Guide

9. Visit the Litchfield Park Historical Society and Museum

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The Litchfield Park Historical Society opened its museum in October of 2012, in the historic site known as “Aunt Mary’s House”, which is a part of the original Rancho La Loma estate, built by Paul Weeks Litchfield. The exhibits relate to the early days of Litchfield Park, with a current archive over 4,000 items, such as logs, photos, letters, records, films and other memorabilia, and more than 175 oral-history interviews. The museum was awarded full affiliation and certification with the Arizona Historical Society, in 2014 and 2015.

Litchfield Park Historical Society and Museum

Address: 13912 W. Camelback Rd., Litchfield Park, AZ 85340, USA

Website: Litchfield Park Historical Society and Museum

10. Attend the Arts in the Park live concert series

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Art in the Park is a free outdoor concert series, featuring different groups and live bands, during different months and it is part of the community organised events, running regularly. Be prepared to rub shoulders with the residents and share the community space! Check out the next performance and join them at a live concert!

Arts in the Park

Address: 100 S Old Litchfield Rd, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340, USA

Website: Arts in the Park

11. Have fun at the Winter Trout Fishing Derby

Fishing Rod Lake
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This fun, family event is held annually, in January, in Tierra Verde Lake Park and includes great fishing, with over 1,000 pounds (453.6 kilograms) of trout, stocked in the lake. During the derby, you can have your fill of food, prizes and giveaways and check out the derby participants, who are competing for the most trout caught in divisions for men, women, boys and girls. You must bring along your own fishing equipment and bait, but there is no fishing license required.

Tierra Verde Lake Park

Address: 301 S Old Litchfield Rd, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340, USA

Website: Winter Trout Fishing Derby

12. Watch a racing event at Phoenix Raceway

Phoenix International Raceway, November 2011
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Phoenix International Raceway hosts major auto races, including Indy cars in March and NASCAR in October. There is a campsite available for reservation if you are considering staying for some of the events. Check out their website for more information. The Raceway will be upgraded in 2018 and will include a new grandstand, two stunning canyon entrances and a completely redesigned DC Solar Power Pavilion.

Phoenix Raceway

Address: 125 S. Avondale Blvd., Suite 200 Avondale, AZ 85323, USA

Website: Phoenix Raceway

13. Explore White Tank Mountain Regional Park

White Tank Mountain Regional Park
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White Tank Mountain Regional Park is located west of Litchfield Park and is named for its natural rock water tanks, once used by local Native Americans. Many unusual petroglyphs and rock carvings are found in this 26,000 acre (10,521.8 hectare) park and it is the largest national park in Maricopa County.

The park is open to the public, 365 days a year, Sunday through Thursday from 6 am to 8 pm, and Friday through Saturday, 6 am to 10 pm. There are many park events, in different months, so do check the website to find out more.

White Tank Mountain Regional Park

Address: 20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road , Waddell, AZ 85355

Website: White Tank Mountain Regional Park

14. Have a picnic in Estrella Mountain Regional Park

Greater Roadrunner - Estrella Mountain Regional Park
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To the south of Litchfield Park is Estrella Mountain Regional Park. It encompasses 19,840 acres (8029 hectares), with an 18-hole golf course, and is equipped with camping, horseback riding, hiking and picnic facilities. Most of the park remains a pristine desert, as it was first discovered by the early settlers and explorers. There is a large wetland area in the park, located near the meeting of the Gaila and Agua Fria Rivers, in the southwest alley.

Estrella Mountain Regional Park

Address: 14805 W. Vineyard Ave. Goodyear, AZ 85338, USA

Website: Estrella Mountain Regional Park

15. Visit the animals at Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium

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The Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium is a 215 acre (87 hectare) zoo and aquarium, which specializes in African and South American animals. It has Arizona’s largest collection of exotic animals and you can check them out by foot or take the safari train. You may also take a boat ride through the Australian habitat, or by tram through the African habitat.

There are several other amusement-oriented rides within the zoo and the facility includes the Safari Park, Dragon World, Baby Animal Nursery, Lory Parrot Feeding, Aquarium, and Adventure Land.

Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium

Address: 16501 W Northern Ave, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340, USA

Website: Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium

Last but not least...

As Litchfield Park, Arizona is a small, residential community, the best way to enjoy your stay here is to participate in the community events. Their zoo and national parks are not to be missed and you should also take advantage of its proximity to central Phoenix, where the historic center of the Southwest Valley lies - do venture out for additional fun!

Frequently asked questions about the best things to do in Litchfield Park, Arizona

1. What are the best attractions to visit in Litchfield Park, Arizona?

Litchfield Park is endowed with so many beautiful attractions. Some of these you should include in your itinerary are Turtle Park, Litchfield Park Historical Society and Museum, and White Tank Mountain Regional Park. There are more areas to discover, so don’t hesitate to explore the city.

2. What are the best activities in Litchfield Park, Arizona?

Since Litchfield Park is a relatively small city, one of the best things to do is walk around and embrace the scenery. Aside from strolling, you can also play sports and participate in fishing competitions. Having a picnic at Estrella Mountain Regional Park sounds fun as well. The list of options is endless, so just enjoy your vacation.

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