Northwest of Tucson in the Town of Oro Valley, Canada Del Oro Riverfront Park sits in the shadow of Pusch Ridge and the Santa Catalina Mountains. The 30-acre park is located just off the Lambert Lane three mile multi-use path.
CDO Riverfront Park can be found at 551 W. Lambert Lane in Oro Valley, Arizona.
The park is open daily, 6:00am - 10:00pm.
As is the case with all parks in the Tucson area, admission is free.
Parking is free and plentiful (250 spaces!).
Sun safety is encouraged. Prepare for a perfect day at the park with a hat, drinking water, snacks, and sunscreen.
October thru April are ideal because the temperatures tend to be more moderate than in the summer months. That said, Canada Del Oro Riverfront Park can also be enjoyed in the summer months – especially in the early morning hours and at dusk.
If you would like additional information about Canada del Oro Riverfront Park, please feel free to contact the Oro Valley Parks and Recreation Office Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00am - 5:00pm at 520-229-5050.
There are two playgrounds, which include five slides, a variety of arching climbing structures, monkey bars, slide poles, and a steering wheel. The smaller structure has a peering bubble, a slide, and a playhouse or theater section.
This playground is meticulously maintained, the landscaping and fields are manicured, and the public restrooms are well-kept.
The playground consists of a large mulch area with two separate play structures covered by three large shade pavilions. The space is thoughtfully encircled by a concrete sidewalk convenient for mothers with strollers and children on bikes or scooters. The two structures (one for older kids and one for tots) are joined by a rubberized walkway. Benches, trees, and open playing fields surround the area.
The smaller playground is appropriate for toddlers. There are also two infant swings on-site (no standard swings are on the premises).
There are three large concrete ramadas, each containing five to six picnic tables. Each ramada is close to the playground, along with countless other possible picnicking possibilities in benches, grilling areas, raised planters, and open grassy areas.
Yes. Trash receptacles are plentiful and conveniently placed.
Try one of these highly-rated restaurant within a 3-mile radius of the park:
Fry’s Food at 10450 N. La Canada Dr. is 1 mile away andTrader Joe's at 7912 N. Oracle Rd. is 3.2 miles away.
Domino’s Pizza at 10420 N. La Cañada Drive is .75 miles away and Marco's Pizza at 10550 N. La Canada Drive is 1 mile away.
Canada Del Oro Riverfront Park has:
Yes! The only tennis court at Riverfront Park is multi-purpose and can easily be used for either tennis or pickleball. It’s first-come, first-served...and free!
Yes! The park borders a long multi-use path along Lambert Lane, which connects to the Chuck Huckelberry Loop.
Two lighted public restrooms and two drinking fountains are available on-site.
Yes. Reservations can be made online no more than six months in advance from the requested use date and are on a first come, first served basis. Ramadas are available at a rate of $10/hour during park operating hours: 6:00am to 10:00pm. Athletic fields can also be rented out at a rate of $5-$10/hour.
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This gem of a park boasts gorgeous Catalina mountain views, walking trails that meander down into the surrounding washes, and plenty of sports and entertaining venues. Bottom line? Canada Del Oro Riverfront Park is a lovely, spacious northwest side park with a well-designed playground and activities for the entire family to enjoy.
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