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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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STARGAZING - Under the First Quarter Moon
Desert Outdoor Center
Join the staff of the Desert Outdoor Center at Lake Pleasant for the Stargazing Under the First Quarter Moon event on Saturday, March 8th from 6:30p.m. to 9:00p.m. Adults and children alike will enjoy peering through telescopes and learning about constellations, planets, star clusters and nebulas from our astronomy expert, Tony La Conte, from Stargazing for Everyone. The presentation begins at 7:30pm. Attendees are encouraged to bring binoculars, telescopes, lawn chairs and blankets for comfort. Food and beverages are available for purchase. The Desert Outdoor Center at Lake Pleasant is located at 41402 N. 87th Avenue in Peoria (just east of Lake Pleasant Regional Park). For additional information, please call (602)372-7470 ext. 208.

Date: 3/8/2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Duration: 2.5 hours
Speaker: Tony LaConte, Stargazing for Everyone
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per vehicle for park entry
 
More Info: http://www.maricopa.gov/parks/doc/pdf/2014/First%20Quarter%20Moon%20Stargazing%20Event.pdf
Contact: Adam Melle, 602-372-7470 ext. 208
Location: Desert Outdoor Center at Lake Pleasant
 
Address:
41402 N 87th Ave
Peoria, AZ  
85383
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Desert Outdoor Center at Lake Pleasant
41402 N. 87th Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85383
Ph: 602-372-7470
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