What's Along the Grand Canalscape Route?


The Grand Canalscape runs through the heart of the Phoenix central core, providing a connection to businesses, schools, churches, parks and community centers along the route.  In addition, the Grand Canalscape route is in proximity to several major recreational, cultural and educational destinations, which can be accessed by bike or through a short light rail or bus ride. Additionally, Sky Harbor International Airport is easily accessible from the Grand Canalscape via the PHX Sky Train connection at 44th Street and Washington.  

The following major destinations are located along or near the route:  


Parks and Recreational Facilities

  • Steele Indian School Park
  • Papago Park
  • Papago Golf Course
  • Phoenix Municipal Stadium
  • Phoenix Zoo
  • Desert Botanical Garden

​Museums and Cultural Destinations

  • Heard Museum
  • Phoenix Art Museum
  • Phoenix Burton Barr Public Library
  • Pueblo Grande
  • Tovrea Castle 

Colleges and Universities

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Phoenix College
  • Rio Salado College
  • GateWay Community College
  • Arizona State University (downtown Phoenix campus)
  • Arizona State University (Tempe campus)​​​


Desert Botanical Garden​

Phoenix Art Museum - Mass by Cornelia Parker


Phoenix Zoo