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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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Event is on! Bring a Flashlight--Full Wolf Moon Hike - Pemberton Trail- McDowell
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Update-- the Hike is on. However, please be prepared with proper rain gear, as it is likely to rain at some point during the hike. **The Full Moon Hike will be canceled if it rains. Check back here or call the park for updates. We will make a decision by 4:30pm, Friday.** January's full moon is the 'Full Wolf Moon'. There are no wolves in the Phoenix area, but did you know that there is a small population in Northern Arizona? We’ll listen for the howls of their smaller cousin, the coyote, on this full-moon hike, and learn about the reintroduced Mexican gray wolf in Arizona. Meet at the Trailhead Staging Area. Hike is approximately 3 miles and 2 hours. PLEASE BRING A FLASHLIGHT AS IT IS COMPLETELY OVERCAST. No pets please. Hiking time is 2 hours, 3 miles. BRING RAIN GEAR (poncho or raincoat).

Date: 1/25/2013
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    
Speaker: Ranger Amy
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 per vehicle park entry fee
 
Contact: amyburnett@mail.maricopa.gov 480-471-0173x201
Location: McDowell Mountain Regional Park
 
Address:
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ  
85255
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