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5/26/2015 - Extended due to dry conditions. A date to cancel the fire ban has not yet been determined.
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 8/1/2014
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell Lousley Hill Trailhead
Fridays Fitness Hike – Various locations in Park- ALL Fridays Come to one or all of the Fitness Hik ...

Life along the Creek - Spur Cross
August 1 Friday 7:00 am Life along the Creek (moderate) Join interpretive ranger Kevin Smith a ...

Lake Pleasant and the Central Arizona Project Connection - Lake Pleasant
Come explore the history of water at Lake Pleasant. Lake Pleasant has seen many changes and it now ...

Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn.
Have you ever seen a snake eat its dinner? Join us at the Nature Center to watch park staff feed ou ...

All About Desert Tortoises - Usery Park
How do tortoises survive and thrive in our desert? What should you do if you find one? Are they en ...

Animal Flashlight Walk - Usery Park
We are the nocturnal animals of the desert and we like to hide. Help Ranger B find us if you can! ...

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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

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