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FIRE BAN INFORMATION
Effective
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 through Friday, August 29, 2014
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.

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Events for 1/11/2014
Bird Walk - Estrella
Join knowledgeable folks from the Sonoran Audobon Society for an easy hike along the Gila River disc ...

CANCELLED - Dixie Mine Hidden Petroglyph Hike - meet OUTSIDE of Park - McDowell
Dixie Mine Hidden Petroglyph Hike - The Dixie Mine area is one of the best kept secrets in the Park. ...

Black Rock Archaeology Hike - White Tank Mtn.
Join Ranger Jessica, an archaeologist, on a hike back in time. This 1 1/2 mile hike will provide th ...

"Just for Kids" - Little Desert Explorers - Usery Park
This 1-mile hike is designed for parents and caregivers with small children, ages 3 – 6 years. Usin ...

Saturday Bird Walk - Usery Park***CANCELLED***
How do you tell one brown bird from the next, and what are the first three items to look for as the ...

Grand Canyon and the Colorado River - Estrella
Special guest speaker Joe Ford will introduce you to the granduer of the Grand Canyon. From the str ...

CANCELLED - The Desert Grocery Store – North Trail- McDowell Park
The Sonoran Desert is a virtual grocery store… if you know where to look. See(and taste)some of what ...

Campground Nature Walk - Usery Park***CANCELLED***
Join park host, Sandy Hornbaker, for a late afternoon sojourn through our campground and nature trai ...

Stargazing for Everyone - Usery Park
Come and watch the night sky under the expert guidance of Tony La Conte. Look through telescopes an ...

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General Park Hours
Sun-Thu: 6am-8pm
Fri-Sat: 6am-10pm
- 365 days a year 

Headquarters Admin Hours
Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm
except holidays 

Maricopa County Parks & Recreation Dept.
The Headquarter Administrative Offices are located at:
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Unit Operations Center

Morristown, AZ 85342
Ph: 602-506-2930 or (928) 501-9200
Fax: (602)372-8596
maricopacountyparks@mail.maricopa.gov

 
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