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86 Apartments for rent in Gold Canyon, AZ

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4075 S TIGRE DEL MAR Drive
4075 South Tigre Del Mar Drive
Gold Canyon, AZ
4 Bedrooms
$6,500
2900 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 08:06 PM
This home has panoramic views galore. You will be impressed each time you look outside at the Superstation Mountains. Step inside to a dramatic living room and game table combo. Play some cards or chess with friends or family.
1 Unit Available
9940 E DESERT TRAIL Lane
9940 East Desert Trail Lane
Gold Canyon, AZ
3 Bedrooms
$5,850
2491 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 08:06 PM
This home is magnificent and when you enter you will immediately greeted with why. Bright and colorful with 100% new furnishings and decor. This is a new listing, that is why there are no reviews yet. Be the first to enjoy this Gold Canyon dream.
1 Unit Available
10138 E LEGEND Trail
10138 East Legend Trail
Gold Canyon, AZ
3 Bedrooms
$2,200
1863 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 08:06 PM
Available Now! Fully furnished home in this scenic golf community in Gold Canyon. This home is comfortable and fully equipped to have a great and easy lifestyle and all you need to bring is a suitcase.
1 Unit Available
7731 E GOLDEN EAGLE Circle
7731 East Golden Eagle Circle , Gold Canyon, AZ
Superstition Mountain
3 Bedrooms
$3,750
2381 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 08:06 PM
Rented 12/22/20 through 4/22/21. Other dates available. Fully furnished, highly upgraded, tastefully decorated, 3-bed room/3-bath including private guest casita.
1 Unit Available
5291 S CAT CLAW Drive
5291 South Cat Claw Drive
Gold Canyon, AZ
2 Bedrooms
$2,750
1695 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 08:06 PM
Beautiful and immaculate fully furnished house in desired Mountainbrook Village. The house featuring 2 bedroom +an office, 2 baths and 2 car garage. Tenant has access to facilities at Mountainbrook community center.
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1 Unit Available
8404 S THORNE MINE Lane
8404 South Thorne Mine Lane
Pinal County, AZ
3 Bedrooms
$2,800
1487 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 08:06 PM
Immaculate, professionally remodeled, fully furnished home! Superior kitchen amenities. Tenant has access to pool & club house with gym. Enjoy hiking trails and golf courses nearby, with easy freeway access.
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Sonoma Valley
975 S Royal Palm Rd
Apache Junction, AZ
2 Bedrooms
$1,104
950 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,304
1050 sqft
Last updated September 17 at 09:05 PM
Sonoma Valley is proud to offer two spacious floor plans, each designed with your comfort and convenience in mind.
1 Unit Available
9825 East Research Avenue
9825 E Research Ave , Maricopa County, AZ
Rancho Apache
4 Bedrooms
$2,199
1943 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 08:45 PM
** $2,199 for a 1-year lease or $2,125 for a 2-yr!! ** Gorgeous NEW 4 bedroom and 3 bathroom home that is bright, open, and spacious.
1 Unit Available
1155 S Idaho Road
1155 South Idaho Road
Apache Junction, AZ
3 Bedrooms
$1,795
1851 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 08:27 PM
Beautifully remodeled home on nearly a half acre lot available for immediate move-in! This 3 bedroom, 2 full bath house has undergone a gorgeous renovation that includes a brand new kitchen complete with grey shaker cabinets, quartz counter tops,
1 Unit Available
11105 E REGINALD Avenue
11105 East Reginald Avenue
Mesa, AZ
5 Bedrooms
$3,500
3369 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 08:06 PM
Wonderful spacious floor plan with 2 living and dining areas, a den/office, Master bedroom downstairs. Kitchen features, fridge and all appliances. Upstairs are 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, and 20x20 game room.
1 Unit Available
505 E 9TH Avenue
505 East 9th Avenue
Apache Junction, AZ
2 Bedrooms
$1,195
900 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 08:06 PM
Move-In Spectial*** 1st MONTH FREE RENT move in for deposits only on a 13 month lease!!! $1,250.00 total! BRAND NEW 4-PLEX BUILDING WITH ALL 4 UNITS AVAILABLE. ALL 2 BEDROOM 1 BATH APPROX. 900 SQ FT EACH UNIT.
1 Unit Available
4816 S EMERY Circle
4816 S Emery
Mesa, AZ
5 Bedrooms
$9,800
2747 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 08:06 PM
Fully furnished short term rental. 5BR 2.5 bath single family home in Mesa w/ large backyard and private pool. RV gate. Seasonal Pricing - $2800.00 to $9800.00 a month + 2% rental tax.
1 Unit Available
3500 S Tomahawk Road
3500 South Tomahawk Road
Pinal County, AZ
2 Bedrooms
$1,375
1100 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 08:06 PM
This 2 bedroom 2 bath home in the 55+ community of Apache Estates East.With this home you also get all the community amenities Swimming pool, Spa and club house in a gated community.
1 Unit Available
1918 E 37TH Avenue
1918 East 37th Avenue
Apache Junction, AZ
3 Bedrooms
$1,600
2301 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 08:06 PM
FRESH PAINT 2019, NEW CARPET 2019, NEW WOOD FLOORS 2019. TWO STORY HOUSE WITH THREE BEDROOMS, 3 BATHROOMS, LOFT, DEN, GREAT ROOM, 2 CAR GARAGE. INCOME REQUIREMENT NET TAKE HOME PAY TO BE 3 X RENT = $4800. TENANT TO RESEARCH ALL INFO DEEMED IMPORTANT.
1 Unit Available
4420 S VENETO --
4420 South Veneto
Mesa, AZ
4 Bedrooms
$3,250
3020 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 08:06 PM
SUMMER SPECIAL; 10% OFF THE LOWEST SUMMER RATES THRU SEPTEMBER, BOOK NOW -When you enter this magnificent 4 bedroom / 3 bath home you'll know you've found a true home away from home.
1 Unit Available
11506 E Persimmon Ave
11506 East Persimmon Avenue
Mesa, AZ
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
1308 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 07:33 AM
Beautiful 3 bedroom plus a den, 2 bath, 2 car garage with 1308 sq ft in Meridian Pointe. Neutral colors, ceiling fans. Great access to US 60. Owner pays HOA fees and resident responsible for utilities and yard maintenance. NO PETS
1 Unit Available
10908 E Bella Via
10908 East Bella via
Mesa, AZ
3 Bedrooms
$2,200
2283 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 07:33 AM
Beautiful 3 bedroom 2 bath Pulte home needs to be seen. Diagonal tile through-out, cherry wood cabinets, Corian counter tops, including a cozy fireplace. Dual sinks in master bath, with separate shower and tub.
Results within 10 miles of Gold Canyon
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9 Units Available
Superstition Canyon
1247 S 96th St
Mesa, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,220
950 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
1239 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 06:58 PM
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Cortland Mountain Vista
1304 S 105th Pl
Mesa, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,286
768 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,421
1034 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,761
1342 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 07:56 PM
Excellent location for commuters, close to US 60/Superstition Freeway and Signal Butte Road. Apartments feature ceramic tile entry, breakfast bar and spacious walk-in closets. Community includes clubhouse, fitness center and yoga studio.
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4 Units Available
The Palms at Augusta Ranch
9335 E Baseline Rd , Mesa, AZ
Augusta Ranch
1 Bedroom
$1,210
937 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,375
1156 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 23 at 07:56 PM
Welcome to The Palms at Augusta Ranch, an exceptional collection of 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments delivering unparalleled comfort, style and convenience.
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4 Units Available
Town Center Apartments
22280 S 209th Way
Queen Creek, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,135
662 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,377
983 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,715
1180 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 06:54 PM
Located close to shopping, dining, and entertainment. Luxurious community amenities include 24-hour gym, BBQ grill, carport, and pool. Units feature air conditioning, patio or balcony, walk in closets, and more.
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10 Units Available
Aviva
8340 E Baseline Rd
Mesa, AZ
1 Bedroom
$1,395
820 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,611
1142 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 23 at 06:50 PM
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15 Units Available
Village Greens of Queen Creek
21565 East Village Loop Road N , Queen Creek, AZ
The Villages at Queen Creek
1 Bedroom
$1,375
679 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,610
1160 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 23 at 06:41 PM
More than a place to live, Village Greens of Queen Creek is a place to thrive. Welcome to a new destination for effortless living, playing, relaxing, and connecting.
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36 Units Available
The Premiere at Eastmark
9410 E Ray Rd
Mesa, AZ
Studio
$1,024
459 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,175
662 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,480
751 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 06:41 PM
Located in Mesa, with easy access to Ray + Ellsworth Intersection, The Premiere at Eastmark is just minutes away from ASU Poly Tech Campus, as well as all of the shopping, dining, and entertainment that nearby Queen Creek & Gilbert has to offer.
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While some Gold Canyon properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Gold Canyon. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Arizona State University-Tempe, GateWay Community College, Mesa Community College, Rio Salado College, and Paradise Valley Community College.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Gold Canyon. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Arizona State University-Tempe, GateWay Community College, Mesa Community College, Rio Salado College, and Paradise Valley Community College.
City GuideGold Canyon
If the surroundings look strangely familiar in Gold Canyon, Arizona, it's probably because you've watched some of the many Western movies and TV shows filmed in the area. The Apacheland movie studio opened in the late 1950s, making films featuring well-known stars including John Wayne, Elvis Presley, Jack Nicholson, and Ronald Reagan to name just a few. What remains of the original buildings for the movie sets are still on display at Goldfield Ghost Town.
If the surroundings look strangely familiar in Gold Canyon, Arizona, it's probably because you've watched some of the many Western movies and TV shows filmed in the area. The Apacheland movie studio opened in the late 1950s, making films featuring well-known stars including John Wayne, Elvis Presley, Jack Nicholson, and Ronald Reagan to name just a few. What remains of the original buildings for the movie sets are still on display at Goldfield Ghost Town.

You'd never know by the modern construction and luxurious amenities that Gold Canyon's history hearkens back to the mid-1800s. Once a tiny stagecoach stop along the Apache Trail and a large cattle ranch, the modern city is home to gated communities and a golfing resort. The Superstition Mountains form the northern and western boundaries of the city, with dramatic craggy peaks rising from a forest of saguaro cacti. The community lies 40 miles east of downtown Phoenix, just north of US-60.

Moving to Gold Canyon

Gold Canyon has a limited amount of rental housing, so begin your search early to find a home that suits your needs. Small apartment complexes, townhouses and condos are not easily found, so begin your search six to 12 months in advance if you've got your heart set on one. Single-family homes make up the bulk of rentals in the area. Rental homes are hardest to find during winter months when seasonal visitors flock to the area to escape winter snow back east. The greatest selection of rental housing is available during summer months when temperatures soar above 110 degrees (yes, you read that right!) and fair-weather visitors have long since departed. If you are looking for a six-month lease or shorter, you may find luxury homes at a bargain price between May and December. You'll need to present valid ID, proof of income and good rental references.

The city lies in the Sonoran Desert, with native wildlife living side-by-side with the human population. Don't leave small dogs or cats outside alone or they may fall prey to coyotes, hawks, or owls. When weather heats up above 70 degrees, keep a sharp eye out for snakes that are slow to get out of the way after emerging from their winter hibernation dens. Schedule regular pest control and you'll never worry about scorpions or other insects that sometimes find their way into human abodes. Friction between humans and desert wildlife is rare in Gold Canyon, but it's not uncommon to see a coyote or rabbit sipping at the edge of a golf course waterway in the early morning hours.

Moving to Gold Canyon
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Gold Canyon has a limited amount of rental housing, so begin your search early to find a home that suits your needs. Small apartment complexes, townhouses and condos are not easily found, so begin your search six to 12 months in advance if you've got your heart set on one. Single-family homes make up the bulk of rentals in the area. Rental homes are hardest to find during winter months when seasonal visitors flock to the area to escape winter snow back east. The greatest selection of rental housing is available during summer months when temperatures soar above 110 degrees (yes, you read that right!) and fair-weather visitors have long since departed. If you are looking for a six-month lease or shorter, you may find luxury homes at a bargain price between May and December. You'll need to present valid ID, proof of income and good rental references.

The city lies in the Sonoran Desert, with native wildlife living side-by-side with the human population. Don't leave small dogs or cats outside alone or they may fall prey to coyotes, hawks, or owls. When weather heats up above 70 degrees, keep a sharp eye out for snakes that are slow to get out of the way after emerging from their winter hibernation dens. Schedule regular pest control and you'll never worry about scorpions or other insects that sometimes find their way into human abodes. Friction between humans and desert wildlife is rare in Gold Canyon, but it's not uncommon to see a coyote or rabbit sipping at the edge of a golf course waterway in the early morning hours.

Gold Canyon Neighborhoods

Despite town history dating to the 1800s, more than 90 percent of Gold Canyon's neighborhoods were built since the late 1990s. Five championship golf courses grace the city, which sprawls across the county line of Maricopa and Pinal counties. Although Gold Canyon ranks 53rd in size of Arizona cities, it has some of the most expensive homes in the state, as well as in the country.

Town Center: Homes in the Town Center neighborhood tuck behind Gold Canyon's main business area. Walk to banks, grocery stores, restaurants and other commercial establishments. Condos, townhouses and small privately-owned two-bedroom apartments are found in this area, as well as single-family housing. Gated communities often surround private lakes, where you can fish or paddle, and natural desert areas with hiking trails. The Town Center neighborhood is home to the city's priciest homes. Gold Canyon Golf Resort lies in this neighborhood, with two golf courses winding up and around the base of Dinosaur Mountain.

Gold Camp: Gold Camp is Gold Canyon's largest neighborhood, consisting mainly of single-family homes in gated communities. You won't find any one-bedroom apartments in this neighborhood, but many homes favor outdoor living with private pools, covered decks and low-maintenance landscaping. Pocket parks, private lakes and hiking trails are common features in many Gold Camp subdivisions.

Superstition Mountain: Walk to the LPGA International Golf Tournament or just kick back and enjoy a view over the fairway in Superstition Mountain Golf Club. Superstition Mountain's two golf courses were designed by Jack Nicklaus, with the Prospector Course rated as one of Golfweek magazine's "Top 100 Residential Courses." Housing in the Superstition Mountain neighborhood includes small, private complexes of luxury apartments, townhouses and condominiums with two- or three-bedrooms as well as sprawling luxury homes with five or more bedrooms.

Gold Canyon Neighborhoods
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Despite town history dating to the 1800s, more than 90 percent of Gold Canyon's neighborhoods were built since the late 1990s. Five championship golf courses grace the city, which sprawls across the county line of Maricopa and Pinal counties. Although Gold Canyon ranks 53rd in size of Arizona cities, it has some of the most expensive homes in the state, as well as in the country.

Town Center: Homes in the Town Center neighborhood tuck behind Gold Canyon's main business area. Walk to banks, grocery stores, restaurants and other commercial establishments. Condos, townhouses and small privately-owned two-bedroom apartments are found in this area, as well as single-family housing. Gated communities often surround private lakes, where you can fish or paddle, and natural desert areas with hiking trails. The Town Center neighborhood is home to the city's priciest homes. Gold Canyon Golf Resort lies in this neighborhood, with two golf courses winding up and around the base of Dinosaur Mountain.

Gold Camp: Gold Camp is Gold Canyon's largest neighborhood, consisting mainly of single-family homes in gated communities. You won't find any one-bedroom apartments in this neighborhood, but many homes favor outdoor living with private pools, covered decks and low-maintenance landscaping. Pocket parks, private lakes and hiking trails are common features in many Gold Camp subdivisions.

Superstition Mountain: Walk to the LPGA International Golf Tournament or just kick back and enjoy a view over the fairway in Superstition Mountain Golf Club. Superstition Mountain's two golf courses were designed by Jack Nicklaus, with the Prospector Course rated as one of Golfweek magazine's "Top 100 Residential Courses." Housing in the Superstition Mountain neighborhood includes small, private complexes of luxury apartments, townhouses and condominiums with two- or three-bedrooms as well as sprawling luxury homes with five or more bedrooms.

Living in Gold Canyon

During the mild winter days, the temperatures are in the 60s, making it ideal for hiking in the city's natural areas or heading out to the Superstition Wilderness north of the city. Access more than 350 miles of trail in the Tonto National Forest via the Peralta, Hieroglyphic and First Water trail heads. Look for the fabled Lost Dutchman's Mine along the Lost Goldmine Trail. Spring brings gold to the hills in the form of California poppies that blanket the desert hillsides as early as February. Gold Canyon provides some of the best wildflower viewing in the country when winter rains are plentiful. Bring more water than you'd expect to need as the arid desert climate dehydrates you quickly even when temperatures are cool.

Art enthusiasts can enjoy more than a dozen galleries in the town center featuring bronze sculptures, paintings, and Native American crafts. You'll find coffee shops and a few restaurants in the area where you can relax in climate-controlled comfort and grab a bite to eat. For a special night out, enjoy fine dining at Kokopelli's Restaurant at Gold Canyon Ranch Resort.

Living in Gold Canyon
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During the mild winter days, the temperatures are in the 60s, making it ideal for hiking in the city's natural areas or heading out to the Superstition Wilderness north of the city. Access more than 350 miles of trail in the Tonto National Forest via the Peralta, Hieroglyphic and First Water trail heads. Look for the fabled Lost Dutchman's Mine along the Lost Goldmine Trail. Spring brings gold to the hills in the form of California poppies that blanket the desert hillsides as early as February. Gold Canyon provides some of the best wildflower viewing in the country when winter rains are plentiful. Bring more water than you'd expect to need as the arid desert climate dehydrates you quickly even when temperatures are cool.

Art enthusiasts can enjoy more than a dozen galleries in the town center featuring bronze sculptures, paintings, and Native American crafts. You'll find coffee shops and a few restaurants in the area where you can relax in climate-controlled comfort and grab a bite to eat. For a special night out, enjoy fine dining at Kokopelli's Restaurant at Gold Canyon Ranch Resort.

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City GuideGold Canyon
If the surroundings look strangely familiar in Gold Canyon, Arizona, it's probably because you've watched some of the many Western movies and TV shows filmed in the area. The Apacheland movie studio opened in the late 1950s, making films featuring well-known stars including John Wayne, Elvis Presley, Jack Nicholson, and Ronald Reagan to name just a few. What remains of the original buildings for the movie sets are still on display at Goldfield Ghost Town.
If the surroundings look strangely familiar in Gold Canyon, Arizona, it's probably because you've watched some of the many Western movies and TV shows filmed in the area. The Apacheland movie studio opened in the late 1950s, making films featuring well-known stars including John Wayne, Elvis Presley, Jack Nicholson, and Ronald Reagan to name just a few. What remains of the original buildings for the movie sets are still on display at Goldfield Ghost Town.

You'd never know by the modern construction and luxurious amenities that Gold Canyon's history hearkens back to the mid-1800s. Once a tiny stagecoach stop along the Apache Trail and a large cattle ranch, the modern city is home to gated communities and a golfing resort. The Superstition Mountains form the northern and western boundaries of the city, with dramatic craggy peaks rising from a forest of saguaro cacti. The community lies 40 miles east of downtown Phoenix, just north of US-60.

Moving to Gold Canyon

Gold Canyon has a limited amount of rental housing, so begin your search early to find a home that suits your needs. Small apartment complexes, townhouses and condos are not easily found, so begin your search six to 12 months in advance if you've got your heart set on one. Single-family homes make up the bulk of rentals in the area. Rental homes are hardest to find during winter months when seasonal visitors flock to the area to escape winter snow back east. The greatest selection of rental housing is available during summer months when temperatures soar above 110 degrees (yes, you read that right!) and fair-weather visitors have long since departed. If you are looking for a six-month lease or shorter, you may find luxury homes at a bargain price between May and December. You'll need to present valid ID, proof of income and good rental references.

The city lies in the Sonoran Desert, with native wildlife living side-by-side with the human population. Don't leave small dogs or cats outside alone or they may fall prey to coyotes, hawks, or owls. When weather heats up above 70 degrees, keep a sharp eye out for snakes that are slow to get out of the way after emerging from their winter hibernation dens. Schedule regular pest control and you'll never worry about scorpions or other insects that sometimes find their way into human abodes. Friction between humans and desert wildlife is rare in Gold Canyon, but it's not uncommon to see a coyote or rabbit sipping at the edge of a golf course waterway in the early morning hours.

Moving to Gold Canyon
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Gold Canyon has a limited amount of rental housing, so begin your search early to find a home that suits your needs. Small apartment complexes, townhouses and condos are not easily found, so begin your search six to 12 months in advance if you've got your heart set on one. Single-family homes make up the bulk of rentals in the area. Rental homes are hardest to find during winter months when seasonal visitors flock to the area to escape winter snow back east. The greatest selection of rental housing is available during summer months when temperatures soar above 110 degrees (yes, you read that right!) and fair-weather visitors have long since departed. If you are looking for a six-month lease or shorter, you may find luxury homes at a bargain price between May and December. You'll need to present valid ID, proof of income and good rental references.

The city lies in the Sonoran Desert, with native wildlife living side-by-side with the human population. Don't leave small dogs or cats outside alone or they may fall prey to coyotes, hawks, or owls. When weather heats up above 70 degrees, keep a sharp eye out for snakes that are slow to get out of the way after emerging from their winter hibernation dens. Schedule regular pest control and you'll never worry about scorpions or other insects that sometimes find their way into human abodes. Friction between humans and desert wildlife is rare in Gold Canyon, but it's not uncommon to see a coyote or rabbit sipping at the edge of a golf course waterway in the early morning hours.

Gold Canyon Neighborhoods

Despite town history dating to the 1800s, more than 90 percent of Gold Canyon's neighborhoods were built since the late 1990s. Five championship golf courses grace the city, which sprawls across the county line of Maricopa and Pinal counties. Although Gold Canyon ranks 53rd in size of Arizona cities, it has some of the most expensive homes in the state, as well as in the country.

Town Center: Homes in the Town Center neighborhood tuck behind Gold Canyon's main business area. Walk to banks, grocery stores, restaurants and other commercial establishments. Condos, townhouses and small privately-owned two-bedroom apartments are found in this area, as well as single-family housing. Gated communities often surround private lakes, where you can fish or paddle, and natural desert areas with hiking trails. The Town Center neighborhood is home to the city's priciest homes. Gold Canyon Golf Resort lies in this neighborhood, with two golf courses winding up and around the base of Dinosaur Mountain.

Gold Camp: Gold Camp is Gold Canyon's largest neighborhood, consisting mainly of single-family homes in gated communities. You won't find any one-bedroom apartments in this neighborhood, but many homes favor outdoor living with private pools, covered decks and low-maintenance landscaping. Pocket parks, private lakes and hiking trails are common features in many Gold Camp subdivisions.

Superstition Mountain: Walk to the LPGA International Golf Tournament or just kick back and enjoy a view over the fairway in Superstition Mountain Golf Club. Superstition Mountain's two golf courses were designed by Jack Nicklaus, with the Prospector Course rated as one of Golfweek magazine's "Top 100 Residential Courses." Housing in the Superstition Mountain neighborhood includes small, private complexes of luxury apartments, townhouses and condominiums with two- or three-bedrooms as well as sprawling luxury homes with five or more bedrooms.

Gold Canyon Neighborhoods
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Despite town history dating to the 1800s, more than 90 percent of Gold Canyon's neighborhoods were built since the late 1990s. Five championship golf courses grace the city, which sprawls across the county line of Maricopa and Pinal counties. Although Gold Canyon ranks 53rd in size of Arizona cities, it has some of the most expensive homes in the state, as well as in the country.

Town Center: Homes in the Town Center neighborhood tuck behind Gold Canyon's main business area. Walk to banks, grocery stores, restaurants and other commercial establishments. Condos, townhouses and small privately-owned two-bedroom apartments are found in this area, as well as single-family housing. Gated communities often surround private lakes, where you can fish or paddle, and natural desert areas with hiking trails. The Town Center neighborhood is home to the city's priciest homes. Gold Canyon Golf Resort lies in this neighborhood, with two golf courses winding up and around the base of Dinosaur Mountain.

Gold Camp: Gold Camp is Gold Canyon's largest neighborhood, consisting mainly of single-family homes in gated communities. You won't find any one-bedroom apartments in this neighborhood, but many homes favor outdoor living with private pools, covered decks and low-maintenance landscaping. Pocket parks, private lakes and hiking trails are common features in many Gold Camp subdivisions.

Superstition Mountain: Walk to the LPGA International Golf Tournament or just kick back and enjoy a view over the fairway in Superstition Mountain Golf Club. Superstition Mountain's two golf courses were designed by Jack Nicklaus, with the Prospector Course rated as one of Golfweek magazine's "Top 100 Residential Courses." Housing in the Superstition Mountain neighborhood includes small, private complexes of luxury apartments, townhouses and condominiums with two- or three-bedrooms as well as sprawling luxury homes with five or more bedrooms.

Living in Gold Canyon

During the mild winter days, the temperatures are in the 60s, making it ideal for hiking in the city's natural areas or heading out to the Superstition Wilderness north of the city. Access more than 350 miles of trail in the Tonto National Forest via the Peralta, Hieroglyphic and First Water trail heads. Look for the fabled Lost Dutchman's Mine along the Lost Goldmine Trail. Spring brings gold to the hills in the form of California poppies that blanket the desert hillsides as early as February. Gold Canyon provides some of the best wildflower viewing in the country when winter rains are plentiful. Bring more water than you'd expect to need as the arid desert climate dehydrates you quickly even when temperatures are cool.

Art enthusiasts can enjoy more than a dozen galleries in the town center featuring bronze sculptures, paintings, and Native American crafts. You'll find coffee shops and a few restaurants in the area where you can relax in climate-controlled comfort and grab a bite to eat. For a special night out, enjoy fine dining at Kokopelli's Restaurant at Gold Canyon Ranch Resort.

Living in Gold Canyon
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During the mild winter days, the temperatures are in the 60s, making it ideal for hiking in the city's natural areas or heading out to the Superstition Wilderness north of the city. Access more than 350 miles of trail in the Tonto National Forest via the Peralta, Hieroglyphic and First Water trail heads. Look for the fabled Lost Dutchman's Mine along the Lost Goldmine Trail. Spring brings gold to the hills in the form of California poppies that blanket the desert hillsides as early as February. Gold Canyon provides some of the best wildflower viewing in the country when winter rains are plentiful. Bring more water than you'd expect to need as the arid desert climate dehydrates you quickly even when temperatures are cool.

Art enthusiasts can enjoy more than a dozen galleries in the town center featuring bronze sculptures, paintings, and Native American crafts. You'll find coffee shops and a few restaurants in the area where you can relax in climate-controlled comfort and grab a bite to eat. For a special night out, enjoy fine dining at Kokopelli's Restaurant at Gold Canyon Ranch Resort.