Fountain Hills


FOUNTAIN HILLS has a small town charm within the Greater Phoenix Metro area and is located adjacent to Scottsdale. It has close proximity to:

  • Six of Arizona’s finest public golf courses
  • Scenic vistas and trails in McDowell Mountain Regional Park & Tonto National Forest, and Saguaro Lake
  • Canyon Lake
  • Fort McDowell Casino & Resort
  • Easy drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport, and Scottsdale Airpark
  • World-class healthcare at Mayo Clinic
  • Many of Arizona’s annual national and world-wide Events

Fountain Hills offers an escape for locals and visitors alike, with spectacular year-round outdoor recreation and quality events throughout the year from art and wine festivals, to live music, to cultural celebrations.


At its full height of 560 feet, the fountain in the center of Fountain Hills is higher than the Washington Monument. The fountain is extended to its full height on special occasions, for everyday viewing the Fountain reaches a height of 330 feet!

It is 10 feet taller than Notre Dame Cathedral, 110 feet higher than the Great Pyramid of Cheops in Egypt and three times as high as Old Faithful in Yellowstone Park. Built in 1970 by Robert McCulloch, the fountain is one of the largest fountains in the world!

The white plume of the world famous fountain is visible far beyond Fountain Hills and rises from a concrete water lily sculpture in the center of a man-made lake. It can be seen from as far away as the Superstition Mountains, Carefree and even from aircraft.

The fountain is the focal point for community celebrations and the pride of its residents. If you happen to visit during the St. Patrick’s Day celebration, you’ll see the fountain transform to emerald green.

This World Famous Fountain runs every hour on the hour for 15 minutes from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. everyday of the week! This fountain is a celebration of life and water where it is most appreciated – in the middle of the desert. 


Fountain Hills has so much to offer if you enjoy the outdoors. You don’t have to look very far to find outdoor fun for you and the entire family! Picnic at their world famous Fountain and Fountain Park. Hike, bike or ride horseback through our gorgeous desert trails. Or take a paddle or steamboat tour at one of the beautiful local lakes, located in close proximity to Fountain Hills. From the everyday outdoor adventurist to the casual walker or jogger, Fountain Hills truly has something for everyone!

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