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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - Thursday, September 3, 2015 (Tentative end date)
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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Events for 3/13/2010
Joanne Wood Memorial March Madness for Mammaries Hike
The main event is a 15.4 mile hike along the Pemberton trail. Even though this hike is rated easy/mo ...

Bird Walk With Sonoran Audubon-Estrella
Maybe you can see an eagle fish the river- it's been known to happen! It's fun to become a bird bra ...

Head 'Em Out To Pedersen Homestead-Estrella
We will take a very long hike out to the remains of the Pedersen Homestead. It's a 13 mile hike but ...

Yoga – Connect In Nature! – All Levels Class - Usery Park
Connect with nature in Usery Park’s Nature Center by exploring your breath before a desert hike. Im ...

“SCENE IT” at San Tan - Crested Saguaro Hike
San Tan Mountain Regional Park showcases some of the most beautiful scenery in the area. After this ...

Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross
March 13 Saturday 9:00 am Exploring the Dragonfly Trail (easy) Come along with park ranger Kevi ...

Find the Ranger - Wind Cave Trail - Usery Park
This open-house style program features the ranger hiking along the Wind Cave Trail and stopping to t ...

Saturday Bird Walk - Usery Park
How do you tell one brown bird from the next, and what are the first three items to look for as the ...

Scout "Insects" Merit Badge Workshop-Estrella
Budding naturalists and scouts are invited to join us in the Nature Center to learn more about insec ...

Nature and Wildflower Photography 101- Cave Creek Park
Interested in Photography? Love taking pictures of nature, but not sure where to start or how to get ...

Wild for Wildflowers! Hike - Usery Park
Wild for wildflowers? This spring should reward us with an explosion of colorful wildflowers! Join ...

"Just for Kids" - Little Desert Explorers - Usery Park
This 1-mile hike is designed for parents and grandparents with small children, ages 3 – 6 years. U ...

Map and Compass for Beginners- Cave Creek Park
Have you always wondered how to find your way using a map and compass? What happens when your batter ...

Amazing Plants & Flowers Walk - Usery Park
What are the names of the unique plants and flowers that grow in our desert? How do they survive (a ...

Wild About Wildflowers - San Tan
Are you wild for wildflowers? This spring should reward us with an explosion of colorful wildflowers ...

*** Rescheduled for a later date *** Yoga for All - San Tan
*** Session rescheduled for a later date TBD *** This free yoga workshop will introduce you to the b ...

Sunset over Spur Cross
March 13 Saturday 5:00 pm Sunset over Spur Cross (easy) Come with us on a casual stroll alon ...

"Venomous Reptiles" with Reptile Expert, Cale Morris - Usery Park
Join reptile expert, Cale Morris, from the Phoenix Herpetological Society for this exciting presenta ...

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Morristown, AZ 85342
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