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 Events for McDowell Mtn 
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FIRE BAN INFORMATION
Effective
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - Thursday, September 3, 2015 (Tentative)
Maricopa County's regional parks will initiate the annual fire ban. This includes banning the use of all
campfire, fire pits and charcoal grills; however, it is still acceptable to use gas/propane grills in designated areas such as the ramada areas, semi-developed and developed camping sites, and along the shoreline at Lake Pleasant Regional Park.
If the parks do not receive ample rain during the monsoon season, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department
may extend the fire ban to protect the parks resources and ensure visitor safety. To learn more, click here.

From central Phoenix, take Loop 202 east to Beeline Highway (SR 87). Continue northeast on SR 87 to Shea Blvd. Travel west on Shea Blvd. to Saguaro Blvd.; turn north. Continue through Town of Fountain Hills to Fountain Hills Blvd; turn right and travel four miles to the McDowell Mountain Regional Park entrance.

 


Exploring the Sonoran Desert - McDowell - 5/28/2015
Friday Fitness Hike- 4 Peaks/Horse Staging Area - McDowell - 5/29/2015
Animal Tracks & Desert Holes - McDowell "The County Parks are getting "Wet 'n' Wild" this Summer!" - 6/4/2015
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell -Trailhead Staging Area - 6/5/2015
Reptile Feeding - McDowell - 6/6/2015
Mountain Bike by the Moon Light - McDowell - 6/6/2015
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell - Wagner Trailhead - 6/12/2015
Nature Nurture-Kids Craft Time! McDowell - 6/18/2015
Friday Fitness Hike- 4 Peaks (Horse) Staging Area - McDowell - 6/19/2015
Snakes, Spiders & Scorpions - McDowell - 6/20/2015
Mountain Bike by the Moon Light - McDowell - 6/20/2015
Sunset Walk - McDowell - 6/25/2015
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell - Wagner Trailhead - 6/26/2015
Scorpions in the Wild! - McDowell "The County Parks are getting Wet 'n' Wild this Summer" - 6/27/2015
Sunset/Full Moon Hike - McDowell - 7/2/2015
Friday Fitness Hike - Lousley Hill - 7/3/2015
Become a Jr. Ranger - McDowell - 7/4/2015
Early Morning Walk to Nursery Tank - McDowell - 7/9/2015
Friday Fitness Hike- 4 Peaks (Horse) Staging Area - McDowell - 7/10/2015
Mountain Bike by the Moon Light - McDowell - 7/11/2015
Snake Feeding - McDowell - 7/11/2015
Scorpion Night Hike - McDowell - 7/11/2015
Tot Trot on the Tortoise Trail - McDowell - 7/16/2015
Tortoise Talk - McDowell "The County Parks are getting Wet 'n' Wild this Summer - 7/16/2015
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell - Wagner Trailhead - 7/17/2015
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Summer (5/18 - 10/19)
Mon - Sat: 8 am - 3 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Winter (10/20 - 5/17)
Sun - Sat: 8 am - 4 pm

Admin. Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 am - 4 pm

McDowell Mountain Regional Park
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.
MMRP Arizona 85255  
Ph: 480-471-0173      Fax: 602-372-8596
mcdowellpark@mail.maricopa.gov

Mailing Address
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
PO Box 18415
Fountain Hills,  AZ 85268

 
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