Enjoy Tempe, Arizona Like a Local: Cactus League Spring Training Stadium Guide

Headed to Tempe Diablo Park, spring training home of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim?

Make the most of the warm spring weather with some of the best nearby places Tempe has to offer:
 
Hiking Trail: Pima Canyon Trailhead is your jumping off point to the vast urban wilderness known as Phoenix South Mountain Preserve. Desert scenery, petroglyphs, city views, mountain biking, and more await -- just a few blocks south of the stadium.
 
City Park: Kiwanis Park, east of the 101 on Baseline Road, is a "huge park" that boasts a lake with a paved path and ducks to feed, a large playground, tennis courts, sports fields, and more.
 
Dog Park: Papago Park-Tempe, on College Avenue north of the 202 freeway, boasts a dog park, hiking and biking trails, a playground, and much more!
 
 
Skate Park: Hudson Park in Tempe, south of Apache Boulevard on Cedar Street, has a popular skate park, a "meditation labyrinth," tire swing playground, volleyball, basketball, and more.
 
Place to learn about Native American culture: The Heard Museum in central Phoenix is a must-see for anyone who's interested in the art, history, or culture of the Native American peoples. 
 
Mexican Food: America's Taco Shop, on University Drive just west of Rural Road, has some of the best carne asada in the Phoenix area!
 
                                         Photo by Brian Halvorsen, via WikiCommons
 
Find more of the best trails, parks, playgrounds, and museums with our Phoenix Quick Guides!