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Guide to Heritage River Park Splash Pad – Parking, Hours, Parties!

The Heritage River Park Splash Pad, located at 12375 North Heritage Park Drive, sits beside other community facilities such as baseball fields, a playground, a community garden, walking trails, and grassy multi-use areas.

The 4,500 square foot splash pad provides an exciting after school or weekend activity for families. The modern equipment is farm themed and includes a water windmill, a tractor, and spraying horses.

Just outside of Tucson, the Town of Marana sits on rural land and is known for its thriving agriculture.

Marana Splash Pad in Tucson Arizona

GENERAL INFORMATION

When is the Heritage River Park Splash Pad open?

Monday - Sunday; 8:00am - 7:00pm.

How much does it cost to visit the Heritage River Park Splash Pad?

Free!

What is the parking situation at Heritage River Park?

There is parking surrounding the splash pad and fields.

What should I bring with me when I visit?

Swimsuits, towels, sunscreen, snacks, water, and kids!

What is the best season for visiting the park?

Summer is a great time to visit the splash pad, although all times of the year are great to visit the park area.

Who should I contact if I have a question, comment or idea related to the park?

Call Marana Parks and Recreation at 520-382-1950.

PLAYGROUNDS

How many playgrounds are there at Heritage River Park?

There is one playground that includes multiple slides, swings, a mini rock wall, monkey bars, and a shade covering.

What is the ground surface beneath the playgrounds?

Wood chips.

Are the playgrounds shaded?

Yes.

SPLASH PAD

How clean is the water? Is it chlorinated?

The water is recirculated and treated.

Can I reserve the splash pad for a birthday party?

Reservations for the splash pad are not available, but you can reserve a ramada for an event (see below). 

PICNIC AREA

How many tables are located at Heritage River Park?

Multiple tables are under ramadas.

Are there trash cans available and easily accessible?

Yes.

Are there BBQ grills?

Yes.

Is there an on-site restaurant or café?

No

What restaurants do you recommend in the area?

There are not very many restaurants in the immediate area, but you may want to try:

  • Nico's Mexican Food, 11855 W. Marana Rd, Marana (2.9 miles away) - burritos, quesadillas, tacos 
  • La Olla Mexican Cafe, 8553 N. Silverbell Rd, Tucson (9.2 miles away) - traditional Mexican plates, beer, wine, cocktails, kid's menu
  • Mantis Gourmet Chinese Food, 8250 N. Cortaro Rd, Tucson (9.6 miles away) - Chinese & Vietnamese staples
  • In-N-Out Burger, 8180 Cortaro Rd, Tucson (9.7 miles away) - burgers, fries, milkshakes
  • Nana's Kitchen, 8225 N. Courtney Page Way, Tucson (9.7 miles away) - authentic Mexican, breakfast & lunch specials

SPORTS FIELDS

Heritage River Park has:

  • Two baseball fields
  • Multipurpose grass areas for soccer or other field sports

EVENTS

  • Wedding venue with fireplace, lighting, and a catering area
  • Ramada pool barn for events
  • No reservations are available for the splash pad area

Ramada reservations

  • Small: $10 per hour
  • Large: $12 per hour
  • Pavilion: $15 per hour
  • Group Ramada: $30 per hour

Field reservations

  • Reservations before 5 pm: $5 per hour
  • Reservations after 5 pm: $8 per hour

More reservation information and scheduling can be found on the Town of Marana website.

COMMUNITY GARDEN

Heritage River Park has community garden plots available for $24 a year. Residents can grow seasonal plants without the use of pesticides on their 400 sqft of land.

RESTROOMS

Are restrooms available?

Yes.

Are toilet seat covers available?

No.

Is there a family restroom?

Yes.

ON-SITE AMENITIES

MuseumNO
CafeNO
Public PoolNO
Splash PadYES
Parks & Rec FacilityNO
Sports FieldsYES
Dog ParkNO
Walking/Biking PathsYES
LakeNO
Hiking TrailsYES
Art/SculpturesNO
GardenYES
Trees/ShadeYES
LightingYES

 

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