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Margaret T. Hance Park

1134 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1817
+1 602-534-2406
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Greatest place ever for dogs

I regularly walk my dog through the park at night. We start at the dog park, which is fantastic... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Phoenix, Arizona
Needs Some Work

There is access to this park from Central Avenue but I felt uncomfortable as I entered the park as... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
via mobile
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3 Dec 2017
“Needs Some Work”
29 Jan 2017
“Large and Clean”
1134 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1817
Central City
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

I regularly walk my dog through the park at night. We start at the dog park, which is fantastic. Most dog parks are blue collar and there tend to be dog fights. The owners at Hance Park are upscale and young and are more responsible....More

Thank michjas
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

There is access to this park from Central Avenue but I felt uncomfortable as I entered the park as there were a bunch of unsavory types camped out on the stairs of the south side. I hurried along and ignored their calls. The park is...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic park for a day with the family, or just to take a walk. There is plenty of space for fun and games, or a picnic. And there is a decent amount of playground equipment for the kids.

Thank jdx509
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I went here with high expectations and I was a little disappointed. My family and I took the metro here and I'll be honest, I thought it was kind of scary! First, we explored the north side of the park. The grass was dying and...More

Thank Ileana89d
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Hance Park is surrounded by activity. A new apartment complex is being built south of the Park and The Phoenix Library Branch is in the center of the park on the north side. Its perfect for concerts, a picnic when the weather is cooler or...More

Thank Dawn R
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Close to the public library and walkable from downtown Phoenix. Great for the cooler months in Phoenix!

Thank aihle
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a great park for a music festival-type event. Wide open space, convenient location and the Japanese Friendship Garden is right near the park.

Thank saj5771
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Was jumped in this park, but was able to hold on to camera and eventually they backed down when they realized they bit off more than they can chew. but there are predators here and no police. They like to corner people who think Japanese...More

1  Thank bent1332016
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

The park is in the under a freeway overpass infested with homeless people. When properly secured is good venue. We have attended many St. Patrick's Day Festivals there. The city has tried to renovate this park. Unfortunately it is very difficult due to the population...More

2  Thank Walter M
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The park itself is beautiful but what's in it spoils it.Homeless dirty people,drunk and passed out Native Americans,pan handlers asking for money and not a cop in sight.You can also stand inside the huge Phoenix library and look out over the park.That would be the...More

2  Thank Maewest93
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