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Tempe Town Lake, Tempe

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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, United States. 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 and draining the lake.

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  • Get o the water and see the lake from another perspective. In all the years I have lived here I have only paddle boarded the water to the east side. I finally got to experience the West sideof the...  more »
  • This is a great place to go for walks. Also to meditate. The pedal boats are awesome a good place for a first date.  more »
  • 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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