Scottsdale Xeriscape Garden at Chaparral Park
Visiting a demonstration garden is a perfect activity for out-of-town visitors. Not only does it get everyone outdoors, but it is a no-cost activity!
Also, consider visiting a local garden each season so you can see how different plants look at different times of the year.
Gardening questions? There is a Master Gardener’s office at Scottsdale’s Via Linda Senior Center. Call 480-312-5810 for gardening questions.
Locate the Xeriscape Garden:
5401 N Hayden Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Hidden from the street, this expansive 5.5-acre Xeriscape garden is nestled behind the dog park and baseball fields. Parking is off Hayden, just south of McDonald, next to the dog park. Paths to the garden are located next to the dog park and between the ball fields just behind the restrooms.
Wondering how to find the plants you are interested in?The garden has over 7,000 plants and 200 species that are beautiful and water thrifty. Use the Plant Finder (exc/41kb/1p) to help you locate the plants you would like to see.
Activities in the garden:
- Take a self-guided tour.
- Read and learn about garden topics such as plant care, plant selection, and our desert habitat.
- Check out our kids activities! Go on a scavenger hunt.
See the garden through video! See the garden through the pictures below!
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