Tempe Town Lake

Tempe Town Lake

Soak up the sun at Tempe Town Lake

A desert oasis in the middle of the Phoenix Metropolitan area, Tempe Town Lake offers a variety of exciting events and activities to enjoy year round. Tempe Town Lake, located adjacent to Downtown Tempe, provides a recreational haven for kayaking, sailing, rowing, jogging, fishing or picnicking.

Have your own Watercraft?

The City of Tempe allows the public to use their own watercraft such as a kayak or stand-up paddleboard on Tempe Town Lake. However, the City of Tempe requires a permit for each privately owned watercraft. Apply for a permit online to enjoy the lake with your own equipment. Happy boating!

Tempe Town Lake family picnic

Find your fun

Seek out the many ways you can enjoy Tempe Town Lake from jogging to fishing to boating.

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Outdoor Options in Tempe during COVID-19

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Kids and Family Fun

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