Carver Mountain Estates Area Info

Carver Mountain InformationThe secluded, gated community on Carver Mountain, a mountain located just north of South Mountain, will offer custom home sites over the entire mountain, each on a half acre up to three acres. Lots boast stunning views of South Mountain, the Estrella Mountains, Camelback Mountain as well as expansive city views of downtown Phoenix. They also feature the most exceptional elevations in the entire South Mountain corridor and Laveen areas.

Spectacular lots are adjacent to South Mountain’s 16,000 acres, a beautiful backdrop for a picnic, barbecue or gathering. Below is a list of developed picnic and gathering spots, all of them accessible from the park’s entrance on Central Avenue. Some areas are first-come, first-served. Others require reservations to be made in person at the South Mountain Environmental Education Center [10409 South Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85042]. For more info, call 602.534.6324 or 602.534.6328 (TTY).

Activity Complex: $20 per hour with a four-hour minimum reservation. Accommodates up to 5,000 people with restrooms, dance platform and kitchen. Alcohol permit for beer only is required. Reservations are required for this area and must be made in person.

Las Lomitas: An H-shaped ramada with 12 tables, restrooms and a dance platform that accommodates 200 people. Alcohol and music permits are available. Reservable

Big/Little Ramadas: A U-shaped ramada with eight tables that accommodates 150 people and a double ramada that accommodates 80 people. The ramadas are on a gentle rise that offers seping views of the Phoenix skyline. Both areas have a dance platform and a restroom. Alcohol and music permits are available. Reservable

Piedra Grandes Ramadas: Ramadas in this area are available only on a first-come, first-served basis. Ramadas 1-9 accommodate smaller groups of 25 with four ramadas accommodating 50 people. Area includes a restroom. No alcohol permits or amplified or live music is allowed in these areas, and vehicles are not permitted in the picnic dirt area. Users also can choose from among small, family-sized shelters in this area.

Five/Three Tables: Eight ramadas available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cesar Chavez Park
7858 S. 35th Avenue
35th Avenue and Baseline Road
Open from 5:30 am – 11:00 pm

In southwest Phoenix, at southwest corner of 35th Avenue and Baseline Road, Cesar Chavez Park is 25 acres of lighted basketball, boat ramp, fishing, lake, picnic area, playground, racquetball, ramadas,restrooms, lighted softball, tennis, lighted baseball field, lighted multi-purpose field, and soccer fields.

Enjoy Arizona’a largest designated Urban fishing lake. It’s 10 degrees cooler! Boating is permitted between sunrise and sunset for canoes, rowboats and sailboats (no rafts or motors allowed) with proper floatation devices on board. Although fishing from a boats is prohibited, anglers can bag up to 4 catfish, 4 trout, 2 bass (13″ min), 10 sunfish, white amur (30″ min). No limit on yellow bass, tilapia or carp. An Urban Fishing License is required. Swimming or wading is prohibited. Glass containers are prohibited. Alcoholic beverage permits required.