Get back to nature and head over to Thunderbird Conservation Park located near your Glendale home in Hedgpeth Hills. Close to 1,200 acres, the park is the ideal location to spend some quality time with family and friends. Bring a picnic basket and enjoy a casual breakfast or light lunch or dinner. The park is open daily from sunrise to sunset. Just imagine the glorious colorful views of the sky in the opening and closing hours of the park. What an inspiring way to start or end your day!
Over 15 miles of trails are are available for multi-use including hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking. Experienced hikers who live in Glendale will find the Arrowhead Point and Cholla Loop trails a satisfying challenge. And, those just breaking in their hiking boots will be pleased with the beginner level Flatlander loop trail. Don’t leave your dog behind at your Glendale home. They are welcome at Thunderbird Conservation Park too, as long as they remain on a leash.
There are over 50 species of local birds for bird watching enthusiasts to scope out. Thunderbird Conservation Park is actually equipped with blinds for viewing birds and other wildlife including deer and foxes. The main entrance to the park is located at 59th Avenue and Pinnacle Peak Road. Check Thunderbird Conservation Park for trail safety tips.