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Great Walking area

We were tired when we got to our hotel. It was too early to turn in so we went for a walk. This... read more

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Picturesque Views

As I walked across the Second Mill Avenue Bridge (aka New Mill Avenue Bridge) towards the Mill... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Enjoy leisurely strolls, bicycling, kayaking, standup paddleboard and more. There are more than 50 special events annually at Tempe Town Lake, from Ironman Arizona to great concerts, Way Out West Oktoberfest and dragon boat races. Stop by the Town...more
620 North Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85281
+1 480-350-4311
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were tired when we got to our hotel. It was too early to turn in so we went for a walk. This area is a man made Lake that they have gone to efforts to give the feel of nature. We enjoyed it

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I walked across the Second Mill Avenue Bridge (aka New Mill Avenue Bridge) towards the Mill Avenue District of Tempe, I couldn't but admire the scenic views of Tempe Town Lake - a vast reservoir in the Salt River basin. There are two bridges...More

Thank irina g
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Nothing really to do much besides run/walk around the lake. They have built a lot around the lake taking a bit of the nature-feel away as it is in the middle of Tempe and Phx. But nice to walk around if you like to exercise...More

Thank KCuzz
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This lake was very close to the hotel my family and I were staying. When we arrived we saw a little electric boat on the water so I thought, neat they give boat rides, but they do not. You can rent your own electric boat...More

Thank nped86
Reviewed 28 August 2018

They should really invest into cleaning the water. What a waste to not be able to swim here. The water quality is absolutely terrible. I rowed crew here and several of my team ended up with blood poisoning from putting their hands in the water...More

1  Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Adjacent to downtown Tempe and near ASU campus, our time at the lake was spent walking and enjoying our time together.

Thank rstonbrass
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We love to spend time at our Tempe Town Lake. Best place to watch boat races, walk or participate in sporting activities or festivals.

1  Thank gahirni
Reviewed 7 July 2018

this is a fun , and pretty place to take your bike and go for a ride. There are always people out kayaking and SUP boarding etc. it is safe and clean

Thank WoodyInAZ
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Cute little park area and paths next to the lake. I had read there is a splash pad for kids; however, apparently that closed down a year or so ago. There was no festivals going on when we went. You can rent bikes, paddle boards,...More

2  Thank Angela S
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We rented a green bikes. ...it's $7/hr. ... we had a nice ride. ... The park was fun. ... there a lot to do. ... you can rent bikes,scooter, boat,and etc. ... The views was serene. ... it was very nice. ...

1  Thank Phia V
Kristina B, Public Relations Manager at Tempe Town Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thanks for coming by! We hope you had fun with us.

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Mikey c
9 November 2018|
Response from irina g | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. You might call the city of Tempe authorities and ask them directly. Enjoy the show!
9 January 2018|
Response from Norosk | Reviewed this property |
Hi Iaurie, The closest one is Best Western Inn of Tempe on 670 N Scottsdale Road, Tempe. I am sure you can find more hotels in surrounding area on search engines. Noro
Margie W
4 October 2017|
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Response from Hana S | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t want to swim in that water. It’s stinky. Besides, there’s boats going around. Don’t want to be hit by one.