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There are hundreds of picnic tables and sites throughout the Maricopa County Parks System. Many of these locations include a grill, with nearby restrooms. Some picnic sites are covered, allowing for hours of outdoor enjoyment. Covered ramadas are also available and make the ideal setting for a wedding, party, or group gathering. For a nominal fee, visitors can reserve an area within the park for a wide variety of activities.

Picnicking is available at these Maricopa County Parks. Click on the below links for more information on picnicking at the park, including site maps and group picnic sites.

 

Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross
Under the Desert Floor - North Trail- McDowell Park
Desert Plant Walk - White Tank Mtn.
Mountain Bike Madness - San Tan

Thursday Morning Fitness Hike - Usery Park - 4/17/2014
Bird Nerds - San Tan - 4/17/2014
Spring Fitness Hikes! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/17/2014
History of Lake Pleasant - Lake Pleasant - 4/17/2014
Fridays Fitness Hike *DIFFICULT* – OUTSIDE OF PARK- Tom's Thumb Trailhead- 128th St - 4/18/2014
Little Explorers for Toddlers - San Tan - 4/18/2014
Desert Wash Discovery - White Tank Mtn. - 4/18/2014
Home School Program: "Strung Out on Polymers" - Usery Park - 4/18/2014
Sonoran Story-time For Kids - San Tan - 4/18/2014
Discover the Desert Hike - Lake Pleasant - 4/18/2014
Welcome to the Sonoran Desert! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/18/2014
Early Bird Desert Birdwalk --Nursery Tank Pond- ADA Accessible- McDowell Park - 4/19/2014
Archery 101 a - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/19/2014
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 8AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 4/19/2014
"Scrambled EGGstravaganza" Crafts and Games- San Tan - 4/19/2014
"Tails on Trails" - Dog Fitness Hike - Usery Park - 4/19/2014
Archery 202 - Usery Park - 4/19/2014
The Saguaro Cactus Hike - Estrella - 4/19/2014
Archery 101 b - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/19/2014
Birding By Ear- Desert Learning Series program- McDowell Park - 4/19/2014
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 10AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 4/19/2014
Archery "OPEN RANGE"- Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/19/2014
Monsoon and Stormwater Program - Lake Pleasant - 4/19/2014
Practical Desert Survival - White Tank Mtn. - 4/19/2014
Earth Day Family Movie - "The Lorax" - 4/19/2014
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- 365 days a year 

Headquarters Admin Hours
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except holidays 

Maricopa County Parks & Recreation Dept.
Headquarters Administrative Offices
234 N. Central Ave, Suite 6400
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Ph: 602-506-2930 Fax: 602-506-4692
maricopacountyparks@mail.maricopa.gov
 
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