Highland Vista Park is a 3.3 acre park in the Highland Vista neighborhood at Broadway & Craycroft in East/Central Tucson.
Although the park is tucked away in a quiet and friendly neighborhood, it is actually open to the public and is a vibrant hub of activity for people who live nearby.
Highland Vista Park is also immediately adjacent to the Highland Vista Pool (part of the Highland Vista Neighborhood Association), a Community Garden (operated by Community Gardens of Tucson), and a Little Free Library.
Highland Vista Park can be found at 5300 E. 7th St (near Broadway & Craycroft) on the east/central side of Tucson.
The City of Tucson has records indicating that this park has been around since 1952.
6:00am – 10:30pm
Admission to the park is free! Note that the nearby pool is a neighborhood amenity and is not operated by the City of Tucson. Paid memberships are available to community members.
Parking is free.
Water and snacks. Sun safety is encouraged. Prepare for a perfect day at the park with a hat, drinking water, and sunscreen.
October thru April are ideal because the temperatures tend to be more moderate than in the summer months. That said, Highland Vista Park can definitely be enjoyed in the summer months too - if you check the weather and plan your visit for the morning or evening.
For questions regarding the park, please contact Tucson Parks and Recreation at 520-791-4873.
Highland Vista is a small park and features one covered playground (with three slides and two baby swings).
Yes. There is a covered canopy over the playground. Note that there are a a few gaps between the sails and the shaded areas vary throughout the day, depending on the sun angle.
There are two baby swings and the slides are small enough for toddlers to use with supervision.
There are three concrete picnic tables near the playground.
Yes. There are 7 to 9 trash cans throughout the park, including near the playground.
N/A. There are no ramadas at Highland Vista Park.
There are lots of good eats nearby, thanks to the super convenient access to Broadway Boulevard and the Williams Centre business district! Our current top picks within a 2-mile radius are:
Sprouts Farmers Market and Trader Joe's are both within three miles of Highland Vista Park.
Highland Vista Park has one grassy multipurpose field.
Highland Vista has no ramadas and no restrooms so it is not well-suited for birthday parties - unless you happen to live in the Highland Vista neighborhood.
|Parks & Rec Facility||NO|
|Walking/Biking Paths||YES - 0.5 mile loop|
|Garden||YES - a community garden|
If you live in the Highland Vista neighborhood, you are fortunate to have access to this friendly community park.
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***Moving TO or WITHIN the Highland Vista neighborhood? We highly recommend TIM SHEAFFER of HomeLink Realty. As a Tucson native, he knows the ins & outs of the city. Call or text him at 520-305-9005!