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image - Estrella Mountain Regional Park reaches out to stakeholders Estrella Mountain Regional Park reaches out to stakeholders 4/21/2015
(Goodyear) The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department, with assistance from the National Park Service’s River Trails and Conservation Area Program, has initiated an update to the 1988 Estrell....More Details

image - Estrella Mtn. Reg Park Seeks Input on Master Plan Update Estrella Mtn. Reg Park Seeks Input on Master Plan Update 3/25/2015
(Maricopa County) The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department is currently updating the 1988 Master Plan for Estrella Mountain Regional Park and is seeking input from the community. The goal o....More Details

image - STARGAZING: Jupiter, King Of The Planets STARGAZING: Jupiter, King Of The Planets 3/10/2015
(Peoria) – Join local astronomy experts, Tony and Carole La Conte, from Stargazing for Everyone, on March 21, 2015 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Desert Outdoor Center at Lake Pleasant as they bring the u....More Details

image - Go Wild for Flowers! Go Wild for Flowers! 2/23/2015
(Maricopa County) – Ahhh…spring is in the air! Along with the warm temperatures comes the chance to view Mother Nature at her finest as she carpets the desert floor with an array of beautiful colors.....More Details

image - Maricopa County Parks are telling residents to ‘Take A Hike! Maricopa County Parks are telling residents to ‘Take A Hike! 11/3/2014
(Maricopa County) – Have you ever wanted to tell someone to take a hike? Later this month, you’ll have a chance to do just that!....More Details

image - County parks honor veterans with gesture of appreciation County parks honor veterans with gesture of appreciation 10/30/2014
(Maricopa County) – As a small token of appreciation for the freedoms afforded to all Americans, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department will be honoring all veterans with Military Service A....More Details

image - County parks set to kick off fall season with challenge County parks set to kick off fall season with challenge 10/24/2014
(Maricopa County) Back by popular demand, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department will roll out the 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge on Saturday, November 1.....More Details

image - Spend an evening under the stars Spend an evening under the stars 10/8/2014
(Peoria) – Join local astronomy experts, Tony and Carole La Conte, from Stargazing for Everyone, on Saturday, October 25 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Desert Outdoor Center at Lake Pleasant as they bring....More Details

image - Celebrating National Public Lands Day Celebrating National Public Lands Day 9/22/2014
(Maricopa County) National Public Lands Day, a nationwide celebration of public lands, is a day that brings awareness to open space and thanks the many people for their support and hard work, includin....More Details

image - County Parks Bring Back Free Camping Offer County Parks Bring Back Free Camping Offer 8/19/2014
(Phoenix) – Beginning October 1, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department will bring back the Buy One, Get One campaign! The campaign allows park visitors who pay the camping fee for one nig....More Details

image - Maricopa County parks prepare to lift fire ban Maricopa County parks prepare to lift fire ban 8/15/2014
(Phoenix) – The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will lift its annual fire ban beginning Friday, August 29, 2014. This allows park visitors to use campfires, fire pits, and charcoal gri....More Details

image - Lake Pleasant to celebrate the Fourth of July Lake Pleasant to celebrate the Fourth of July 6/17/2014
(Morristown) – The Fourth of July is quickly approaching! Pack up the kids, neighbors and friends and make plans to witness one of the finest firework displays in the Valley at Lake Pleasant Regional ....More Details

image - Recreation enthusiasts have a new "avenue" to enjoy Recreation enthusiasts have a new "avenue" to enjoy 5/20/2014
The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department recently completed construction of three-miles of new trails along the Maricopa Trail. This segment of trails connects the southeast corner of White....More Details

image - Annual fire ban to be implemented Annual fire ban to be implemented 5/13/2014
(Phoenix) – The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will initiate its annual fire ban on Tuesday, May 27. “To provide park visitors the opportunity to enjoy campfires over Memorial Day wee....More Details