Litchfield Park, AZ

Litchfield Park, AZ

Litchfield Park Arizona is a planned residential community, 16 miles west of central Phoenix. It is a unique suburban community boasting a small town atmosphere and casual lifestyle. Litchfield Park AZ is just north of Interstate 10 with easy access to metropolitan Phoenix.

Litchfield Park Arizona Principal Economic Activities:

The Wigwam Resort hotel, a four-star establishment, is ahighlight of Litchfield Park. It was originally built for Goodyear executives visiting the farming operations. In 1929, The Wigwam opened to the public and soon became a fashionable and exclusive resort. The Wigwam provides some 700 jobs to the local economy.

Luke Air Force Base, two miles north of Litchfield Park, is the largest training center for F16 fighter pilots in the world. Many Litchfield Park residents are retired military personnel. Morton Salt has a facility just north of Litchfield Park. Nearby Goodyear is home to Rubbermaid, Inc., Lockheed Martin and Lufthansa German Airlines Pilot School. Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station is 30 miles away and provides additional job opportunities.

Scenic Attractions:

White Tanks Regional Park is located west of Litchfield Park. It is named for natural rock water tanks once used by local Indians. Many unusual petroglyphs or rock carvings are found in the 26,000-acra park. Estrella Mountain Regional Park to the south, has 19,000 acres with an 18-hole golf course, as well as camping, horseback riding, hiking and picnic facilities. The Wildlife World Zoo, located four miles northwest of Litchfield Park, provides a natural habitat for many endangered species.

Nearby Desert Sky Pavilion has seating for 18,000 with about 50 major shows each year. Phoenix International Raceway hosts major auto races including Indy cars in March and NASCAR in October. Phoenix also has a symphony, many theater groups, a host of museums, professional football, basketball, hockey and baseball, and a wide range of popular entertainment