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FIRE BAN INFORMATION
Effective
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - Thursday, September 3, 2015 (Tentative)
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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*****CANCELLED****National Astronomy Day Stargazing with Telescopes at Lake Pleasant
Lake Pleasant Regional Park
**CANCELLED DUE TO CLOUD COVER****Come enjoy a fun presentation about the stars, and looking through big telescopes. Learn about the night sky by the fun people from "Stargazing For Everyone." This program will have a slide presentation and then an interactive session with several large telescopes. Spend the evening learning more about those little twinkles in the sky. Follow the "National Astronomy Day Stargazing event" signs at the park.

Date: 4/25/2015
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Duration: 2 Hours
Speaker: Tony La Conte
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per vehicle park entry fee
 
More Info: http://www.stargazingforeveryone.com
Contact: Terry Gerber, Interpretive Ranger 602-372-7470 x 211
Location: Lake Pleasant Regional Park - Look for event signs at park
 
Address:
Hwy74 to MP19, turn north on Castle Hot Springs Rd., look for stargazing event signs and follow.
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General Park Hours
Sun-Thu: 6am-8pm
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Headquarters Admin Hours
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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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