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FIRE BAN INFORMATION
Effective
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 through Thursday, August 28, 2014
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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Friday Hike and Fish - Lake Pleasant
Lake Pleasant Regional Park
Take the day off and take the family fishing. The park will supply fishing poles, fishing tackle, and some baits. This catch and release fishing clinic is open to everyone, young and old. During this catch and release fishing clinic, through partnership with Arizona Game & Fish, you do not need to have a fishing license as long as you are with the ranger during the catch and release clinic times of 8AM - 11AM. Bring water, a snack, sun screen and hiking shoes. You might want to bring extra bait too. You can bring a light weight folding chair if you like, just keep in mind it is a half mile hike to the fishing bridge. This catch and release fishing clinic is a good way to start the family off fishing and get a little exercise too!

Date: 4/25/2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Duration: 3 hours
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 per vehicle park entry fee
 
Contact: Terry Gerber, Interpretive Ranger - 602-372-7460 x 202
Location: Lake Pleasant Regional Park - South Pipeline Canyon Trailhead
 
Address:
Hwy 74 west to MP19, turn north on Castle Hot Springs Rd., first right into the park, follow signs.
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Sun-Thu: 6am-8pm
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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
maricopacountyparks@mail.maricopa.gov

 
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