Charismatic Fountain Hills in Arizona

Cacti and Shrubs Speckled in the Park

Urban Desert Park near the Fountain

Fountain Hills, AZ, USA
Latitude: 33.6029, Longtitude: -111.7136
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The scenic town of Fountain Hills offers people a pleasant surprise with the amazing views and expansive desert terrain. As suggested by the name, the highlight of the town is the magnificent fountain that draws tourists from all over the world. The serene Fountain lake, and the centerpiece of this town, the fountain add character and beauty to this town. The Fountain Park surrounding them is a visual treat with its rolling greenery and lush trees.

 

Reputed as home to one of the world’s tallest fountains, Fountain Hills offers an interesting mix of urban life and picturesque sceneries. The fountain was built by Robert P McCulloch in 1970. Many gather to watch the water sprays that occur for around fifteen minutes every hour from nine in the morning to nine in the night. The sculpture of the water lily from which the plume rises is made of concrete and is located in the center of the lake. Powered by three turbine pumps, water sprays through the nozzle to reach a remarkable height.

A Panoramic View of the Fountain Park and the Lake
A Panoramic View of the Fountain Park and the Lake

Located in Arizona, USA, the town is cradled by the McDowell Mountains. The wonderful climate and the refreshing mountain breeze create an ambiance of relaxation and escape from the stress and hurry of the busy city life. Exploring the natural splendor of the town by car or by foot certainly open the eyes and mind to the incredible desert views and towering mountains. Hiking through the McDowell Mountain Regional Park or enjoying a leisure game of golf in premier golf courses such as Eagle Mountain, Fountain Hills presents a wide assortment of outdoor activities.

A Charming Street in Fountain Hills
A Charming Street in Fountain Hills
Palm Trees with the Fountain as Background
Palm Trees with the Fountain as Background
The Spray of Water from the Fountain behind the Palm Trees
The Spray of Water from the Fountain behind the Palm Trees
The Mist from the Water Jet at the Fountain
View of the giant fountain and the lake
The Powerful Gush of Water from the Fountain
The Powerful Gush of Water from the Fountain
Billions of water droplets shine in desert sun
Billions of water droplets shine in desert sun
The White Mist of Water against the Blue Sky
The White Mist of Water sparkling in the cobalt blue sky
The Water Jet behind the Tall Palm Trees
The Water Jet behind the Tall Palm Trees
The Water Lily inspired Fountain Base
The Water Lily inspired Fountain Base
Fountain with the desert and  mountains landscape as backdrop
Fountain with the desert and mountains landscape as backdrop
Two ducks swimming by the fountain
Two ducks swimming by the fountain
The US Flag Proudly Waving under the Arizona Sky
The US Flag Proudly Waving under the Arizona Sky
A Bench near the Serene Waters of the Lake
A perfect place to relax near the serene waters of the Lake
Water Spray Towering over the Landscape
Water Spray Towering over the Landscape
A Sight of the Revered ‘Land of the Free’ Sign
A Sight of the Revered ‘Land of the Free’ Sign

 

  20.07.2017 by FPImages

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