A charming, private neighborhood located at the foot of McDowell Mountains.


There's plenty to do around GRAYHAWK, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including EP Cakes, Mise En Place, and Mrs Bakermom.

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Dining 4.27 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.61 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.27 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.56 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.74 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.01 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Overview for GRAYHAWK, AZ

8,162 people live in GRAYHAWK, where the median age is 54.4 and the average individual income is $70,189.97. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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54.4 years

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Welcome to Grayhawk

A peaceful, master-planned community with two award-winning golf courses.
Grayhawk is a charming, private neighborhood located at the foot of McDowell Mountains in the extensive Sonoran Desert, about five minutes north of North Scottsdale's Loop 101 Freeway. The community is part of Maricopa County. It comprises two resorts, a convenient location to nature, open spaces, and outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and enjoying the tennis courts. In addition, residents have access to various home styles, top-rated elementary and high schools, shopping centers, medical campus, and senior living campuses.
First settled in 1888, Grayhawk was influenced by its desert location, beautiful scenery, and pleasant climate. It is also best known for its two award-winning golf courses, making it a perfect place to live in Scottsdale.

What to Love

  • Convenient location to the freeways
  • Across the street from the desirable DC Ranch golf community and Market Street
  • Walkability
  • Numerous outdoor activities
  • Great dining and shopping options

Local Lifestyle

Grayhawk offers a vibrant and laid-back community where residents enjoy the convenience of urban living while also having the tranquility and beauty of a suburb. The neighborhood depicts an incredibly dynamic lifestyle, while championship golf is the central attraction for visitors and residents. Besides golf, Grayhawk is an athletic community with exceptional hiking areas, biking trails, and tremendous parks within its 1,600-acre land. Residents and visitors also enjoy a range of upscale restaurants and nightclubs, trendy galleries, and luxury shopping.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Grayhawk offers plenty of dining, shopping, and entertainment areas to explore. Local Bistro is a popular local restaurant you should check out. In a modern, elegant setting, Local Bistro serves an array of Italian, Spanish, and French dishes, cocktails, and over 120 wines. 
Another great dining option in Grayhawk is Pure Sushi, a Japanese restaurant offering excellent nigari, tempura, and udon in a classy setting with banquette seating. For a contemporary Mexican restaurant with ample seating that’s popular for street tacos and tequilas, head to Juan Jaime's Tacos on Hayden Road. The eatery has a great vibe, a perfect salsa bar, and a relaxed atmosphere to dine and enjoy the well-prepared fare. Isabella's Kitchen is an excellent option to explore diverse and rustic Italian fare and wine foods, plus stunning views of the Grayhawk Talon Golf Course.
When shopping around for women's clothing, jewelry, and accessories, head to Pretty Please Boutique, which specializes in designer looks at affordable prices. 

Things to Do

Grayhawk is packed with many things to do, from playing tennis on one of the courts to biking and walking on over 30 miles of multi-use trails and paths. The neighborhood also hosts events and annual festivals, where visitors and residents gather for fun family events and festivities. The 2023 NCAA Championships Golf Men's & Women's Division 1 will be hosted at The Grayhawk Golf Club, and it is a great event that brings residents together.
Grayhawk Neighborhood Park is another excellent destination for outdoor adventure at a park that features picnic tables, various pieces of play equipment, a basketball half-court, a concrete path, and a gravel trail. You can also explore the Boys and Girls Club in Grayhawk, which hosts children from five years and up. The annual Easter Egg Hunt is another great event to explore, featuring face painting for kids, bounce houses, live music, Kona Ice, and other treats and crafts.
The Grayhawk Community Association also hosts an annual Pumpkin Patch festival where residents can create a costume and receive a pumpkin. The two premier public golf courses are also fantastic places to visit while in Grayhawk. You can enjoy a game of golf with the residents on the two courses (a traditional and a desert course), situated within easy walking distance of nearby restaurants and shops.


Grayhawk belongs to the Paradise Valley Unified School District. Families living in Grayhawk have access to schools known for their excellent academic performance. Students may attend:

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The following schools are within or nearby GRAYHAWK. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Grayhawk Elementary School
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El Dorado Private School
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