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 Events for Lake Pleasant 
<January 2015>

dam good run logo

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Beginning at 9 a.m.

Join us for Lake Pleasant's 11th Annual Dam Good Run, Walk, Hike! This popular, family-friendly, un-timed, fundraiser offers the public the only opportunity to cross the Waddell Dam overlooking the scenic lake. This year, the participants have the opportunity to choose between three routes:

  • Dam Fun - 2-miles (course does not go onto the dam)
  • Dam Challenging - 4-miles
  • Dam Tough - 8-miles

All proceeds benefit family programs in the park that are offered free to the public.

Registration fees:

  • $20.00 early-bird registration due by March 12, 2015
  • $25.00 registration between March 13th and March 20th, 2015 (mail-in registration must be postmarked by March 12th to receive reduced rate, all mail registrations need to be received by March 19th; phone registrations accepted until end of business March 20th)
  • $30.00 on site registration fee (day of’ event March 21st)
  • $6 park entry fee is included in registration, except on event day.

For Credit Card Payments: Visa, MasterCard, and American Express registrations will be accepted via phone at 928-501-1710. OR mail check or money order payable to:

Lake Pleasant Regional Park
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Road
Morristown, AZ 85342*

*Mailing Address Only - Do Not Use for Directions to Park

Fee includes access to fun course, water, goodie bag and t-shirt. Participants agree to abide by all rules and regulations that appear on the registration form.

For questions regarding the course please contact Ranger Terry Gerber at (602) 372-7470 ext. 211. Or email

IMPORTANT NOTE: For security reasons, backpacks, animals, strollers, bicycles, wheelchairs, and children under five years of age are not permitted on the dam.


Registration Form - Word Document Course Map - .pdf version




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Lake Pleasant Regional Park
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Morristown, AZ 85342
Entry Station 1-928-501-1710
Fax 602-372-8596

For GPS entry: Lake Pleasant Visitor Center
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