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Call Before You Go
Before you ride or drive, always contact the appropriate land manager to check on route closures, fire danger, local conditions, special permits/permission, OHV policy, and maps of route and area information.

Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) administers over 12 million surface acres of public lands in Arizona for a variety of uses, including recreation, and to protect the natural resources of the land. There are field offices throughout the state that provide on-the-ground field management. Visit the BLM Arizona at www.blm.gov/az/st/en.html.

  • BLM Arizona State Office: (602) 417-9200
  • Arizona Strip Field Office: (435) 688-3200
  • Lake Havasu Field Office: (928) 505-1200
  • Kingman Field Office: (928) 718-3700
  • Yuma Field Office: (928) 317-3200
  • Safford Field Office: (928) 348-4400
  • Tucson Field Office: (520) 258-7200
  • Hassayampa Field Office: (623) 580-5500
  • Lower Sonoran Field Office: (623) 580-5500

National Forests
Each of the state’s National Forests has primitive, minimally maintained routes available for OHV use. Always call to check on fire danger, local conditions, and OHV policy. Avoid wet roads. Visit the USDA Forest Service at www.fs.fed.us.

  • Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest: (928) 333-4301
    Alpine Ranger District*: (928) 339-4384
    Black Mesa Ranger District*: (928) 535-4481
    Clifton Ranger District: (928) 687-1301
    Lakeside Ranger District*: (928) 368-5111
    Springerville Ranger District*: (928) 333-4372
  • Coconino National Forest: (928) 527-3600
    Happy Jack Information Center: (928) 477-2172
    Mogollon Rim Ranger District: (928) 477-2255
    Mormon Lake Ranger District*: (928) 774-1147
    Peaks Ranger District*: (928) 526-0866
    Red Rock Ranger District: (928) 282-4119
    South Gateway Visitor Center: (928) 284-5323
  • Coronado National Forest: (520) 388-8300
    Douglas Ranger District: (520) 364-3468
    Nogales Ranger District : (520) 281-2296
    Safford Ranger District: (520) 428-4150
    Santa Catalina Ranger District: (520) 749-8700
    Sierra Vista Ranger District: (520) 378-0311
  • Kaibab National Forest: (928) 635-8200
    North Kaibab Ranger District*: (928) 643-7395
    Tusayan Ranger District: (928) 638-2443
    Williams Ranger District: (928) 635-5600
  • Prescott National Forest: (928) 443-8000
    Bradshaw Ranger District: (928) 443-8000
    Chino Valley Ranger District: (928) 777-2200
    Verde Ranger District: (928) 567-4121
  • Tonto National Forest: (602) 225-5200
    Cave Creek Ranger District: (480) 595-3300
    Globe Ranger District: (928) 402-6200
    Mesa Ranger District: (480) 610-3300
    Payson Ranger District: (928) 474-7900
    Pleasant Valley Ranger District: (928) 462-4300
    Tonto Basin Ranger District: (928) 467-3200

*Districts with snowmobile opportunities

 

Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross

Backyard Birding - Usery Park***CANCELLED*** - 12/24/2014
Rock Art of Spur Cross - 12/24/2014
"Just for Kids" - Little Desert Explorers - Usery Park - 12/24/2014
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell - Lousley Hill - 12/26/2014
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike - San Tan - 12/26/2014
Beginning Desert Hiking - Usery Park - 12/26/2014
Introduction to Desert Plants - Usery Park - 12/26/2014
All About Rattlesnakes - Usery Park - 12/26/2014
Animal Flashlight Walk - Usery Park - 12/26/2014
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE FAMIILY DAY- White Tank Mtn. - 12/27/2014
Basics of Bird Watching - Usery Park - 12/27/2014
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross - 12/27/2014
Desert Edibles Walk - Usery Park - 12/27/2014
Pollywoggin’ Storytime with Rose! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/27/2014
Sonoran Desert 101 - McDowell - 12/27/2014
Junior Tracker -Estrella Park - 12/27/2014
“Just for Kids” – Desert Scavenger Hunt - Usery Park - 12/27/2014
Campground Nature Walk - Usery Park - 12/27/2014
Dog Walk -Estrella Park - 12/27/2014
Sonoran Desert Simplified - San Tan - 12/28/2014
10 Common Birds of the Sonoran Desert - McDowell - 12/28/2014
Find the Ranger at Spur Cross - 12/28/2014
New to Arizona? - Usery Park - 12/28/2014
Kids Series: Silly Serpents -Estrella Park - 12/28/2014
Amazing Desert Plants - Usery Park - 12/28/2014
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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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