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 Events for Lake Pleasant 
<April 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




Flashlight Wildlife Hike - Lake Pleasant

Exploring the Beardsley Trail South - 10 Lane East Parking Area - 4/24/2015
National Astronomy Day Stargazing with Telescopes at Lake Pleasant - 4/25/2015
"Cactus Bingo" Hike - Yavapai Lower Loop Trail - Lake Pleasant - 4/26/2015
Know and Go Scorpion Hunt - Lake Pleasant - 4/26/2015
May Day without Venom Hike, Protect Yourself from Bites and Stings - Lake Pleasant - 5/1/2015
Hike and Splash - Lake Pleasant - 5/2/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Sunset and Full Moon Paddle Tour - Lake Pleasant - 5/2/2015
Sunset and Full Moon Hike to Yavapai Point - Lake Pleasant - 5/3/2015
Event Cancelled- Lake Pleasant Adventure Day - 5/16/2015
Hike and Splash - Lake Pleasant - 5/17/2015
Know and Go Scorpion Hunt - Lake Pleasant - 5/17/2015
Looking for Wildlife on the Beardsley - Morgan City Wash Loop Trail - Lake Pleasant - 5/22/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Exploring the Northern Coves - Lake Pleasant - 5/23/2015
"Scenic Lookout" Hike to Yavapai Point - Lake Pleasant - 5/24/2015
Hike and Splash - Lake Pleasant - 5/25/2015
"Looking for Wildlife" on the Cottonwood Trail - Lake Pleasant - 5/29/2015
Looking for Rattlesnakes with the Ranger - Lake Pleasant - 5/30/2015
Family Fun Fishing Clinic - Lake Pleasant - 6/13/2015
Desert Awareness Information - Lake Pleasant - 6/13/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Agua Fria Long Paddle - Lake Pleasant - 6/20/2015
Hike and Splash - Lake Pleasant - 6/26/2015
Desert Awareness Information - Lake Pleasant - 6/26/2015
CANCELLED Learn & Go Kayaking Class - Lake Pleasant - 10/4/2020

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Nature Center Hours
The nature center is currently closed for renovations. We apologize for the inconvenience, and look forward to assisting you in the upgraded facility in the Fall of 2015.

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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