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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

image - Celebrate Earth Day On The Maricopa Trail Celebrate Earth Day On The Maricopa Trail 4/11/2014
(Phoenix) – With Earth Day around the corner, local businesses and community members are scouring volunteer sites to find the perfect project to demonstrate their support for environmental protection.....More Details

image - Stargazing Under The First Quarter Moon Stargazing Under The First Quarter Moon 2/19/2014
(Peoria) – Join local astronomy experts, Tony and Carole La Conte, from Stargazing for Everyone, on March 8 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Desert Outdoor Center at Lake Pleasant as they bring the universe....More Details

image - Partnership Creates Recreation Gem in the Desert Partnership Creates Recreation Gem in the Desert 1/30/2014
[January 30, 2014] PHOENIX – The Nature Conservancy in Arizona and Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department are excited to unveil their cooperative efforts for inclusion of Hassayampa River P....More Details

image - County park playgrounds receive makeover County park playgrounds receive makeover 1/22/2014
(Maricopa County) – The next time you visit a Maricopa County park, you may notice that some of the critters you spy on the playground appear to be larger than life. Don’t worry, you’re not seeing thi....More Details

image - Camp in style at White Tank Mountain Regional Park Camp in style at White Tank Mountain Regional Park 12/10/2013
(Maricopa County) The time of year when locals and snowbirds alike pack-up their RV’s and head out to explore new and familiar territories has arrived! This year, however, those who set their sights o....More Details

image - County Supervisor enjoys a morning of fitness and fun County Supervisor enjoys a morning of fitness and fun 11/8/2013
(Maricopa County) – After a long, hot summer, the time of year when we jump off our indoor treadmills and ditch the elliptical machines has FINALLY arrived!....More Details

image - Maricopa County Parks are telling residents to Take A Hike! Maricopa County Parks are telling residents to Take A Hike! 11/4/2013
(Maricopa County) – Have you ever wanted to tell someone to take a hike? Well, on November 17, National Take A Hike Day, you’ll get your chance!....More Details

image - National Family Volunteer Day National Family Volunteer Day 11/1/2013
(Maricopa County) Now that the ghouls and goblins have been laid to rest for another year, shoppers are heading to the malls in search of great deals. However, before getting caught up in the hustle a....More Details

image - County parks honor Veterans with gesture of appreciation County parks honor Veterans with gesture of appreciation 10/28/2013
(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 - Agencies collaborate to bring attention to pets and parks Agencies collaborate to bring attention to pets and parks 10/23/2013
(Mesa) – Maricopa County’s Parks & Recreation and Animal Care & Control departments are partnering to bring attention to adoptable animals and county parks. On November 2, the agencies will launch a W....More Details