Arizona is a great state to live in. Just ask any of the thousands of people flocking here. With sweeping desert views, a thriving golf community, and endless outdoor adventures, it’s no wonder why people are making Arizona, and particularly Wickenburg Ranch, their ideal destination.

After all, Wickenburg Ranch was created to be the place you sink your roots and stay awhile with all the comfort and culture you need.

We know that, with all this praise, you might be wondering what it is that makes Wickenburg, Arizona so special. Let’s take a quick look at our town’s offerings, and you’ll see how we wound up with the friendly and exciting culture we have.

Beautiful Year-Round Weather

Tired of shoveling snow and dealing with the winter blues? In Wickenburg, Arizona, the winter temperatures can feel like summer. You’ll have warm sunshine almost every day of the year. Although the summer months can get hot, Wickenburg is typically 5 to 10 degrees cooler thanks to our higher altitude. Plus, the summer heat is broken up by beautiful rainstorms.

Ranked #2 for Golf Nationally

Arizona is a golfing mecca, ranking second only to Florida for golf, according to With over 400 courses to choose from statewide, it should come as no surprise that golfers love the Grand Canyon state. One of the state’s most acclaimed golf courses is Big Wick, Wickenburg Ranch’s championship course that landed at #80 of the top 200 residential golf courses on Golfweek’s Best of 2022. A truly elite golfing experience, the course’s 18 holes pass through scenic canyons and mighty saguaros that offer breathtaking views of nearby Vulture Peak and Prescott National Forest. 

Looking for a more casual round of golf? Our 9-hole, par-3 Li’l Wick course is no less praised by residents and guests. This course offers golfers at all skill levels to tee off in flip-flops while enjoying upbeat music and a cocktail. There’s even a giant hammock and cozy seating areas for those who wish to relax along the way.

Ultimate Playground for Outdoor Enthusiasts

One of the best things you can do in Wickenburg, AZ is to embrace the outdoors. Wickenburg Ranch has more than 20 miles of walking trails for you to enjoy right outside your home. Here’s a map of Wickenburg Ranch’s walking trails for you to enjoy.

Another option, if you need a good hike, is the Hassayampa River Preserve. Spanning 770 acres, this hike is full of winding trails and wildlife. Spend some time looking for the hundreds of species of birds that live in the preserve while you also get some good exercise. In the mood for some more structured open-air activities? Wickenburg’s Courts & Sports Complex has four tennis courts, six pickleball courts, and three bocce ball courts.

Top State for Health Care

Something to always consider when building a healthy lifestyle is making sure you have access to quality health care. Arizona is considered one of the greatest states for your health, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance in 2018. In fact, the world-famous Mayo Clinic Health has locations in nearby Phoenix and Scottsdale. Plus, Wickenburg Community Hospital is only 15 minutes from Wickenburg Ranch. With several specialty clinics and top medical facilities a short drive away from Wickenburg Ranch, you’ll never have to worry about having the access to care that you need.

Endless Sites and Attractions

With so many local attractions to explore, you’ll never get bored living in Wickenburg. The Desert Caballeros Western Museum is one of the nation’s top western museums, featuring original art by Remington, Russell, and Bierstad. Locals also like to experience the best of music, dance, and theater year-round at the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts, a 600-seat theater in the heart of town. Whether you want to dive into the rich history or sit back and take in a show, Wickenburg has something for everyone.

Dining and Shopping

Founded in 1863, the town of Wickenburg has maintained its laid back, small-town charm while incorporating modern shopping, dining, and entertainment options. At Wickenburg Ranch, Jake’s Spoon has a new menu loaded with fresh and vibrant entrees with 600 calories or less. Modeled after the Troon Fit program, it’s all about providing healthier options full of flavor. 

If you’re looking for delicious dining options outside of the Wickenburg Ranch, you’re in luck. From homemade sandwiches and bakery items, to authentic Mexican or Mediterranean cuisine, there’s something for your taste buds at every corner.

For all your shopping needs, downtown Wickenburg has a number of unique, exclusive boutiques. Wandering along our historic streets, you’ll find a range of shops and stores offering genuine cowboy clothing, hats and accessories, antiques, gifts, art, and fashion.


Experience the Western Spirit at Wickenburg Ranch

Need more reasons to make Arizona and Wickenburg Ranch your home? Experience all of the above, and so much more, by filling out our online form or calling us at 855-878-1703.