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<May 2015>

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image - Maricopa Trail Links to Usery Mountain Regional Park Maricopa Trail Links to Usery Mountain Regional Park 5/18/2015
The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department has announced the addition of a new segment to the eastern portion of the Maricopa Trail, a 310 mile trail system that encircles the county and will eventually link all 10 of the County‘s regional parks together. The mile-and-a-half of new trail links the Bulldog Canyon Area in the Tonto National ....More Details

image - County Parks set May 26 as start date for annual fire ban County Parks set May 26 as start date for annual fire ban 5/13/2015
(Phoenix) – The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will initiate its annual fire ban on Tuesday, May 26. “Recent rain and cooler temperatures have enabled the Department to delay the implementation of the annual fire ban until after Memorial Day. This will provide park visitors the opportunity to enjoy campfires and cookouts over the h ....More Details

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 Estrella Mountain Regional Park Master Plan. ....More Details

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Cave Creek Regional Park

McDowell Friday Fitness Hike-Tom's Thumb Trailhead
Looking for Wildlife on the Beardsley - Morgan City Wash Loop Trail - Lake Pleasant
Eco-Tour of San Tan MRP - San Tan
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn.
Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration and Sampler - White Tank Mtn.
Sunset Over Spur Cross
All About Bald Eagles - Usery Park
Animal Flashlight Walk - Usery Park

Pleasant Paddlers Program - Exploring the Northern Coves - Lake Pleasant - 5/23/2015
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 5/23/2015
Searching for Saguaro Blooms Walk - San Tan - 5/23/2015
Desert Denizen's - Cave Creek Regional Park - 5/23/2015
Tiny Tumbleweeds: I “Toad” You - San Tan - 5/23/2015
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 5/23/2015
Nature Nurture-Kids Craft Time! McDowell - 5/23/2015
Storytelling - Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 5/23/2015
Mountain Bike by the Moon Light - 5/23/2015
"Scenic Lookout" Hike to Yavapai Point - Lake Pleasant - 5/24/2015
Mountain Bike 101: Beginner Ride - San Tan - 5/24/2015
Hike and Splash - Lake Pleasant - 5/25/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 5/27/2015
Fitness Thursday -Estrella Park - 5/28/2015
Exploring the Sonoran Desert - McDowell - 5/28/2015
Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 5/28/2015
Homeschool: Bats - San Tan - 5/28/2015
Friday Fitness Hike- 4 Peaks/Horse Staging Area - McDowell - 5/29/2015
"Looking for Wildlife" on the Cottonwood Trail - Lake Pleasant - 5/29/2015
All About Mule Deer - Usery Park - 5/29/2015
Bug Theater with the Ranger! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 5/29/2015
CANCELLED Looking for Rattlesnakes with the Ranger - Lake Pleasant - 5/30/2015
Archery 101 a - Cave Creek Regional Park - 5/30/2015
Archery 101 b - Cave Creek Regional Park - 5/30/2015
Believe it or Not! -Estrella Park - 5/30/2015


GREEN ICON: It is safe to burn a campfire in the park, unless the park has implemented a fire ban.
: Under no circumstances are fires allowed.

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Maricopa County Parks & Recreation Dept.
The Headquarter Administrative Offices are located at:
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
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Morristown, AZ 85342
Ph: 602-506-2930 or (928) 501-9200
Fax: (602)372-8596

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