One of the Best Wilderness Places Located Right Outside Ahwatukee
The South Mountain Preserve, right outside Ahwatukee, was again recognized for being one of the best places for wilderness within city limits. It’s no wonder why this destination was chosen, the wondrous foothills and landscape makes it a sight to see no matter how many times you’ve been there! The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) included this spectacular location in their guide saying its one of “Six Places to Experience Big City Wilderness”.
Locals are thrilled to have this in their backyard! You can escape the busy, stressful life just by taking a hike up South Mountain. It is an easy climb, and makes for an even easier escape. People use this area to do some meditating, get some exercise and remember how much they love living here. AARP states that an estimated 3 million visitors come to the mountain each year to hike, bike or horseback ride!
No wonder so many people want to live in the Ahwatukee area. You get the best of everything! From the great outdoor lifestyle to the popular downtown restaurants and nightlife, it’s hard to leave when once you get here.