Guide to Gold Canyon AZ

A Few Facts About Gold Canyon

While Gold Canyon is located in the far part of the southeast valley it is well worth the drive. It is known for its incredible views of one of Arizona’s most prestigious mountain ranges, The Superstition Mountains. Gold Canyon is only 37 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and about 45 minutes from Downtown Phoenix. The Town of Gold Canyon has a population of 6,029 permanent residents. While many of its residents have made Gold Canyon their year home many of its residents are second home or vacation homeowners. Known for its many “snow-birds or winter visitors” and visitors from many countries. While many come from cold weather areas for the winter months Gold Canyon offers fantastic golf courses, breathtaking views of the Superstition Mountain, and the feel of desert life. When visiting Gold Canyon some seem to feel as though you take a step back to days of the wild west. Feeling the open range and enjoying the desert wildlife, roadrunners, rabbits, quail, and many other daily desert visitors to your back porch. Gold Canyon has an average household size of 2.01 people.

Gold Canyon is well known for its relaxed feel and soothing atmosphere. While the median age for the area is 56 it seems to be a young crowd. There is always something to do if you want to, you can make the choice. Participate in the local area festivals, art shows, farmers markets, weekly bingo games, canasta tournaments, and many pot luck dinners. Or you may choose to relax and enjoy the time out of the hustle and bustles of your everyday life and enjoy the peace and quiet and nights under the desert night skies.

Here are a few areas to consider visiting while house hunting in Gold Canyon: Superstition Mountain, The Lost Dutchman Mine Museum, Renaissance Festival, Gold Canyon Golf Resort, Sunset Route Limited(Sunset Route Limited provides 1915 Model-T Taxi tours of Gold Canyon and the Apache Trail), Dolly Steamboat and plenty more to explore! If you need a short-term rental while you are house hunting, try these Gold Canyon Vacation Rentals.