Tempe Town Lake, Tempe

4.3
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Park
Tempe Town Lake is an artificial perennial reservoir located just north of Tempe Butte at the confluence of the intermittent Salt River and the ephemeral Indian Bend Wash in Tempe, Arizona. The reservoir receives much of its water from the Colorado River via the Central Arizona Project.

On July 20, 2010, a portion of the west side of the dam that contained the water in the lake collapsed sending a flood of water into the Salt River, draining the lake.
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  • Tired of being cooped up in the house with covid 19 hibernating, we decided to go for a drive. We ended up in Tempe Home Lake Park. It was nice to water and see how people were enjoying being outside....  more »
  • Although it’s way hot. Great place. Will come back for sunset and another day for paddle boat rental.  more »
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  • A really great place to walk the dog. Very clean and very nice.
  • Do not bring a family here unless u enjoy the droves of homeless. And not the fun kind either. It was dirty, trash in the grass everywhere. I'll give it another chance but I'll definitely be armed.

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