Fountain Hills, Arizona
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Fountain Hills is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. Known for its impressive fountain, once the tallest in the world, it borders on the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, and Scottsdale, Arizona. The population is 25,000.
Fountain Hills has the world’s fourth-tallest fountain. It was built in 1970, by Robert P. McCulloch, the year before the reconstruction of the London Bridge in Lake Havasu City, another of McCulloch’s projects. The fountain sprays water for about 15 minutes every hour between 9am and 9pm.
The town has three annual fairs—a local art fair, the Fountain Hills Great Fair, which incorporates arts and a carnival, and the Thunderbird Artists’ Fountain Hills Fine Art & Wine Affaire. Each year the town’s fountain is dyed green in celebration of St. Patrick’s day.
The area is great for hiking, biking and mountain biking Golf as everywhere in the Phoenix area is very popular with 4 Golf courses in the town alone.