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5/26/2015 - Extended due to dry conditions. A date to cancel the fire ban has not yet been determined.
Maricopa County's regional parks will initiate the annual fire ban. This includes banning the use of all campfire, fire pits and charcoal grills; however, it is still acceptable to use gas/propane grills in designated areas such as the ramada areas, semi-developed and developed camping sites, and along the shoreline at Lake Pleasant Regional Park. If the parks do not receive ample rain during the monsoon season, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department may extend the fire ban to protect the parks resources and ensure visitor safety. To learn more, click here.

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Pleasant Paddlers Program - Holiday Light Parade Paddle at Scorpion Bay Marina - Lake Pleasant
Lake Pleasant Regional Park
Dress up your kayak or canoe and come paddle in this holiday light parade around Scorpion Bay Marina. We will also see lots of boats decorated in the marina docks as well. Come enjoy this short 1.5 hour journey. Look for the “Holiday Light Parade Paddle” signs that lead to the first yellow gate. Don’t be late, the gate is only manned between 5PM and 6PM (We set off at 6:30PM). Life vest are mandatory. Hot Coco and holiday cookies await you!

Date: 12/21/2013
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Duration: 2 hours
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 per vehicle + $2 per paddlecraft park entry
Contact: Lake Pleasant Contact Station 928-501-1710
Location: Lake Pleasant Regional Park - Scorpion Bay Marina (first gate)
Take Hwy 74 to Castle Hot Springs Rd., turn right into park, follow signs to Scorpion Bay Marina.
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Sun-Thu: 6am-8pm
Fri-Sat: 6am-10pm
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Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm
except holidays 

Maricopa County Parks & Recreation Dept.
The Headquarter Administrative Offices are located at:
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Unit Operations Center

Morristown, AZ 85342
Ph: 602-506-2930 or (928) 501-9200
Fax: (602)372-8596

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