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Top 12 Neighborhood Amenities in Oro Valley, Tucson, AZ

Oro Valley is an upscale suburban community located six miles north of Tucson. It is situated in the western foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains, at the base of Pusch Ridge. In 2007 and 2008, Money magazine named Oro Valley one of the best places to live in; Fortune Small Business magazine named Oro Valley #44 on its list of "100 Best Places to Live and Launch" a business.

This guide features 12 most prominent neighborhood amenity sites in this neighborhood. Make sure to check them out if you plan to move there.

Oro Valley Farmers Market at Steam Pump Ranch

The Oro Valley Farmers Market was launched in 2004 and was originally held near the Town Hall. It has now moved to a new location, at the Steam Pump Ranch, but other than that, it is the same market, with the same vendors and same traditions. The market is held each Saturday and offers only fresh and direct produce, in the best Farmer's Market traditions.

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Oro Valley Marketplace

Oro Valley Marketplace is located on the north side of Oro Valley and offers over 860,000 sq.ft. of retail and dining venues. The marketplace is home to several anchor stores, such as Walmart and BestBuy, a wide range of dining options, a movie theater, banking, and much more.

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Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort

The Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort is a full out resort in Oro Valley which offers incredible golf and tennis to everyone, you do not have to be a hotel guest to play. The resort offers 3 golf courses, two 18-hole and one 9-hole, and 31 lighted tennis courts !

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The Golf Club at Vistoso

The Golf Club at Vistoso offers a challenging par-72 course designed by Tom Weiskopf. The course is known for surprises on nearly every hole, be it a tree in the middle of the green or even water hazards. There are several yardage options, from 5,165 yards for the ladies to 6,932 for championship games.

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Oro Valley Public Library

Besides an impressive book collection, the Oro Valley Public Library is home to the Oro Valley Historical Society and local art exhibits. The library also offers a range of services, like meeting rooms (one large room with a capacity of 100 and several small study rooms with up to 8 people per room), computer lab and computer classes, reading aid, and much more.

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Hohokam Park

Hohokam Park is a small park, but it has plenty for everyone, from the enclosed dog park, tennis, volleyball, basketball courts to a fully equipped playground. The park also offers trails for joggers and bikers, as well as picnic and barbeque spots.

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Oro Valley Aquatic Center

The Oro Valley Aquatic Center opened its doors on March 15, 2013 for a Grand Opening Celebration and Community Pool Party. The center is competition-ready and full of family-friendly amenities for guests of all ages.

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Catalina State Park

Catalina State Park has a number of hiking and backpacking trails, including Romero Ruin Trail, Nature Trail, Romero Canyon Trail, Sutherland Trail, Canyon Loop Trail, 50-Year Trail, Birding Trail, and the Bridle Trail. Specific trails are also open to equestrians. Certain trails also connect with other trails in Coronado National Forest, continuing to Mount Lemmon, the highest peak in the Santa Catalina Mountains at 9,157 feet (2,791 m). The park also features several campgrounds and an equestrian center.

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Honey Bee Canyon Park

Honey Bee Park is a small, but beautiful park in North Oro Valley, it offers panoramic views of the mountain and valley, beautiful trails, as well as several ramadas and picnic spots.

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The Views Golf Club

The Views Golf Club is an 18-hole desert course designed by Greg Nash. The club is hailed as one of the best in the area, and provides both a challenging and enjoyable game-play for players of all levels.

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Canada Del Oro Riverfront Park

Things to do in Canada Del Oro Riverfront Park: enjoy a picnic with family and friends, cheer on a sports team, go for a bike ride or run, take your dog on a walk, let your little ones get some energy out on the playground, play a round of tennis, shoot hoops, kick around a soccer ball, or start up a game of sand volleyball.

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Oro Valley Hospital

Oro Valley Hospital provides 144 beds, inpatient and outpatient care, medical imaging, surgical care, and emergency care. The hospital employs over 200 healthcare professionals.

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Top 12 Neighborhood Amenities in Oro Valley, Tucson, AZ