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FIRE BAN INFORMATION
Effective
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 through Friday, August 29, 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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Trailhead Congested this weekend
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
An event will be staged in the Trailhead Staging Area the weekend of September 28th and 29th. As a result there will be quite a bit of congestion in the trailhead. The park is recommending using the North Trail and Lousley Hill Trail for hiking. And the Competitive Track or Wagner Trailhead for mountain biking. Equestrians by staging Four Peaks you will enjoy a quietier staging area.

Date: 9/28/2013
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Duration: 2 days
Registration Required: No    
Fee: park entry fee of $6.00 per car
 
Contact: Rand Hubbell, Park Supervisor
Location: Trailhead Staging Area
 
Address:
16,300 N. McDowell Mountain Park Drive
Fountain Hills, AZ, AZ  
85268
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