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Steele Indian School Park

Map & Directions 300 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85012


Merchant's Description

In 1891, federal officials opened the Phoenix Indian School. At its peak, 900 students attended the school. The school closed in 1990. The city of Phoenix was able to obtain the land in 1996. The park is named after Horace C. Steele.

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  • WreckItWalsh
    on 03/16/12

    This park is gigantic. I usually take my dog here for long, quiet walks in the evenings. They have a basketball court, volleyball court, an off-leash dog park, and a giant pond in the middle of the park stocked with fish.

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  • Paul G. on 05/07/10

    Take your dog/s to the dog park!

  • K12 Inc on 07/12/11

    Did you know? The park is on the site of a former boarding school for Native American children. The school was operated by the U.S government from 1891 until 1988.

  • Mike H. on 03/26/12

    This is my favorite park downtown. There is so much history here. I recommend walking around the former Indian school campus and reading about its history.

  • Operation Homefront on 09/08/11

    Sept. 11, Freedom Walk with Operation Homefront of AZ. 10 a.m. (check-in), 11 a.m. (program begins), Memorial Hall, Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School

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