Best Phoenix Skateparks

Eastmark Skatepark

Phoenix, Arizona. Where skaters rise from the ashes after every blazing hot summer. Despite the heat, Phoenix has one of the best skate scenes in the country and a bevy of skateparks to prove it.

From neighborhood pocket parks to sprawling skate complexes, Phoenix has skateboard parks for every taste. Here, we’ll highlight some of the best Phoenix skateparks and give you enough info to plan your next sesh or full-on skate pilgrimage to the city. By the way, am I the only one who noticed they mixed up the “o” and the “e” in the name…?

Cesar ​Chavez Skate Plaza

Cesar Chavez Skate Plaza, Phoenix, Arizona

Cesar Chavez Skate Plaza, located inside Cesar Chavez Park in Phoenix, Arizona, is a unique and impressive skate park. This skate plaza is designed in the shape of the letter A, with two long sections converging at a central point, surrounded by lush green grass.

The park offers some unique street-style ramps and obstacles, including a long 4-stair set with grind rail flanked by steel ledges on both sides. Skaters can also enjoy concrete ledges and a triangular planter box for grinds, as well as an angled pole and a gap over a gravel pit, which are unique features not found in other skate parks.

Though the park does not have any bowls, it offers nearly 10,000 square feet of skateable terrain consisting of five intersecting pathways that stretch through the park’s landscape. The skate plaza is equipped with lights, making it possible to skate after dark. Address: 7858 S 35th Ave, Laveen Village, AZ 85339

Desert West Skate Park

Desert West Skatepark

​Desert West Skate Park is a true gem for skaters in Phoenix, Arizona. The skatepark park boasts 25,000 square feet of terrain that includes curbs, steps with steel ledges, bumps, hips, a fun box, and three bowls. This impressive park has a long history and was the only skate park in Phoenix for a time. It has since become a go-to destination for skaters from around the region.

One of the park’s biggest claims to fame is that it is home to the annual Cowtown PHXAM skateboarding competition, a nationally recognized event that showcases the region’s best skaters. The competition takes place at the park’s bowls, which range in depth from 5 feet to 13 feet.

Dust Devil Skate Plaza

Dust Devil Skate Plaza

Dust Devil Park Skate Plaza is a small but fun 5,000-square-foot outdoor concrete skatepark that has a few street-style elements, including rails, benches, wedges, and flowy quarter pipes. The park has lighting and a drinking fountain. Address: 10645 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85037

Eastmark Skatepark (aka The Deck)

Eastmark Skatepark
Skater blunt sliding one of the rails at Eastmark Skatepark. Photo courtesy of Spohn Ranch Skateparks.

Eastmark Skatepark is a 20,000-square-foot outdoor concrete skatepark in Mesa, Arizona, that opened in 2022. The park, designed by Spohn Ranch Skateparks and also known as The Deck, features a large street plaza with a number of transition elements included as well as a concrete pump track.

Festival Fields Skatepark (aka Avondale Skatepark)

Avondale Skatepark

The Festival Fields Skatepark, located on the outskirts of Phoenix in Avondale, Arizona, is a 25,000-square-foot outdoor concrete skatepark that was constructed in multiple phases with the latest addition being completed in 2020. The park contains an American Ramp Company signature asphalt pump track and an adjacent Pivot Custom street plaza which includes a solid mix of street and transition-style terrain.

Hermoso Skate Plaza

Hermosa Skate Plaza
Hermosa Skate Plaza. Photo courtesy Pillar Design Studios.

Hermoso Skate Plaza is another smaller Phoenix skatepark. The features in this lighted, neighborhood facility are made of steel and are all above ground. The plaza features two ramps, a pyramid with grind boxes, grind benches, a grind rail and a fun box. Address: 2030 E Southern Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85040

Nueve Skate Plaza

Nueva Skate Plaza

Nueve Skate Plaza is a pocket skatepark located inside Nueve Park in Phoenix. This compact skate plaza spans 2,400 square feet and is built on a poured concrete slab. The park is a modular-style facility with a handful of above-ground ramps and other features.

Skaters will find quarter pipes at each end of the park for some transition work. The park also features a fun box in the center that consists of a three-stair segment with a grind rail, providing skaters with the opportunity to try out some new and challenging tricks. Address: 4445 S 9th St, Phoenix, AZ 85040

Paradise Valley Skatepark

Paradise Valley Skatepark
Paradise Valley Skatepark

Paradise Valley Skate Park is the OG skatepark in Phoenix, Arizona, and has been around for over two decades. At 26,000 square feet, it’s still one of the largest skateparks in Phoenix. The park features a kinked snake run/bowl with a spine into a square bowl, a kidney bowl, and a large banked flow bowl/street plaza area.

Pecos Park Skate Park

Pecos Park Skatepark

The Pecos Park Skate Park is a 29,500-square-foot outdoor concrete skatepark that SITE Design Group designed. This is one of the largest skateparks in Phoenix and offers skaters a range of advanced and beginner features that cater to skaters of all levels.

The park includes a street plaza, flat bars, grinding ledges, and blocks, pump bumps, sloped ramps, and bowls. The park’s advanced features offer an exciting challenge for more experienced skaters, while the mellower features are perfect for those just getting started. Address: 17010 S 48th St, Phoenix, AZ 85048

Pinnacle Skate Plaza

Pinnacle Skate Park is one of the newer additions to the skateboarding scene in Phoenix. Completed in 2020 by American Ramp Company, this 6,500 square-foot concrete skate park is located inside Pinnacle Park, behind Pinnacle High School. This small neighborhood skate plaza offers a mix of street and transition features, but no bowls.

One of the most notable features of the park is the banked ramp, which looks like half of a skateboard sticking up out of the ground. This ramp is complemented by a large S-curve rail that provides ample opportunities for grind tricks. The park also features a Jersey barrier-style barricade, a combination stair set with rail, and ledges of various sizes with coping. Address: 21411 N 32nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85050

Queen Creek Skatepark

Queen Creek Skatepark
Queen Creek Skatepark. Photo courtesy of American Ramp Company.

Queen Creek Skatepark is an outdoor concrete skatepark located in Queen Creek, Arizona, on the outskirts of Phoenix. Designed by American Ramp company, the 11,000-square-foot park features a mini ramp with a hip and a full custom street plaza with integral colored concrete.

W.O.L.F. Skatepark

WOLF Skatepark
Photo courtesy of Pillar Design Studios.

The W.O.L.F. Skatepark, short for Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community – Way of Life Facility (WoLF) Skatepark, is a 16,000-square-foot outdoor concrete skate park that was constructed in 2018. 

The skatepark is part of the larger Salt River Prima-Maricopa Indian Community Center, also known as the Way of Life Facility. Only members of the Salt River Prima-Maricopa Indian Community and their guests are allowed to skate the park. 

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