In Gilbert there are always fun things to do, the community is active and the businesses are thriving. Small Town Feel with Big City Appeal. Gilbert is the place to live, work, play – or just get away. Gilbert has received national attention for its friendly atmosphere, excellent schools, and unmatched expansion. Over the past 20 years, Gilbert has been named one of the fastest growing towns in the country. Here are some of the top picks for things to do in Gilbert, Arizona:
· Riparian Preserve
At the Riparian Preserve over 200 species of birds can be seen throughout the year. There are 4.5 miles of walking trails, and fishing at the recreation lake at Water Ranch. This unique area was designed to utilize recycled water to create community wetland wildlife sanctuaries for recreation, education, and research. The Riparian Institute also offers programs and classes to the public, like birds’ walks, kid’s camps and programs, and public viewings at the new observatory.
· Hale Centre Theatre
The Hale Centre Theatre has a legendary heritage as the longest continuously running, privately owned and operated Theater Company in America. You can found it now in the Heritage District in downtown Gilbert, presenting a variety of theatrical performances.
· Central Trail System
Gilbert's multi-use trail system offers 135 miles of enjoyment for outdoor enthusiasts. There are 40 miles of equestrian trails, 54 miles of marked bike trails, 3 miles of one-side only marked bike trails, 16 miles of unmarked bike trails, 17 miles of multi-use trails along the canals and 5 miles of non-canal trails.
· Higley Center for the Performing Arts
Plays, concerts and entertainment by local theatre companies as well as nationally and internationally known artists. Special daytime performances and ticket prices for schools.
· 9-11 Memorial
In 2011 the Town of Gilbert erected a permanent, outdoor memorial to the victims of 9-11. You can visit during the annual 9-11 ceremony, or any other day of the year.
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