HomepageContact Us (Popup Window)
Site Map | Search | Phone Directory | Departments | Services
Return to Homepage  
   Parks Home   |  News   |  Search Parks   |  Parks Commission   |  Quick Glance



About Us
Annual Pass
Arizona Academic Standards
Brochures & Artwork
Camping Terms and Conditions
History of Park System
Maricopa Trail
Master Plan
Memorial Donations
Nature Centers
Other Links
Park Rules
Public Notices
Public Records Request
Special Use Permits
Trail Rating Guide
Volunteer Opportunities
    - Support Your Parks
Vulture Mountain
    - Hassayampa River Preserve
Wildlife / Plants

Search Parks

Horseback Riding
Rodeo Arena
Shooting Range
Star Gazing
  Parks Home

 Events for All Parks 
<November 2015>

Back by popular demand...the Fall Challenge has returned! Last year we challenged you to hike 100-miles in three months and you rose to the challenge.

This year, you’ll be asked to solve puzzles, participate in activities, and truly experience the beauty of the Sonoran desert. So round up your friends, print out your bingo cards and prepare for a fun fall of outings.


Bingo card
East Valley
East Valley Bingo Card
West Valley
West Valley Bingo Card
All Parks
All Parks Bingo Card





Game Rules:

  • The program begins at 8 a.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2012 and closes at 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2013.
  • The completed Bingo Blitz form(s) must be received by 4 p.m., no exceptions, and may be turned into any participating County park.
  • To be eligible for the grand prize drawing(s) of an Annual Pass ($75 value) and $25 Nature Center retail voucher (total value not to exceed $100), participants must complete the entire board (blackout) and have park staff initial and date activities.
  • A total of three grand prizes will be awarded (one per board - i.e., East/West/Systemwide Boards).
  • Each participant may submit one entry per board.
  • Participants may NOT combine activities on boards OR combine boards with other participants to achieve blackout(s).
  • If the selected winner currently holds an Annual Pass, the Annual Pass will be renewed for one year upon date of expiration.
  • Participants who complete one Bingo Blitz card will receive a limited edition tee-shirt at the park the board is surrendered at on March 13, 2013.
  • Only one tee-shirt will be awarded per person - regardless of the number of boards completed.
  • Tee-shirts must be picked up at the park. Participants may make arrangements to pick-up a shirt from the park by March 27, 2013.
  • Tee-shirts will NOT be shipped to customers and park(s) will not be responsible for product not picked up.



Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross

Desert Walk 'n' Talk - San Tan - 12/1/2015
Ranger-led Walk from the Campground - McDowell - 12/2/2015
Rock Art of Spur Cross - 12/2/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 12/2/2015
Fitness Thursday -Estrella Park - 12/3/2015
Sunrise Hike on Lousley Hill - McDowell - 12/3/2015
Friends and Fitness Hike - NEW SERIES (White Tank Mtn.) - 12/3/2015
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park - 12/3/2015
"We're All in This Together!" Desert Plant Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 12/3/2015
Discover the Desert Hawk Trail - Usery Park - 12/3/2015
All about Gila Monsters - San Tan - 12/3/2015
Friday Fitness Hike-Horse Staging Area/4 Peaks - McDowell - 12/4/2015
Hike the Wind Cave Trail - Usery Park - 12/4/2015
Cottonwood Trail Exploring Hike - Lake Pleasant - 12/4/2015
Tiny Tumbleweeds: Toddler Stroll - San Tan - 12/4/2015
Amazing Desert Plants - Usery Park - 12/4/2015
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park - 12/4/2015
Hiking 101 - San Tan - 12/4/2015
Lake Pleasant and It's History - Lake Pleasant - 12/4/2015
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 12/4/2015
*DATE CHANGE* Hike Into History - Willow Springs - White Tank Mtn. - 12/5/2015
*NEW LOCATION* Early Bird Walk with Sonoran Audubon - White Tank Mtn - 12/5/2015
Progressive Fitness Hike #5 - Usery Park - 12/5/2015
Hohokam Houses - the Ruins of Spur Cross - 12/5/2015
NEW! - Strike a Pose, Sonoran-Style! (Family Yoga) - White Tank Mtn. - 12/5/2015

General Park Hours
Sun-Thu: 6am-8pm
Fri-Sat: 6am-10pm
- 365 days a year 

Headquarters Admin Hours
Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm
except holidays 

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

Our Parks:  
Adobe Dam  |  Buckeye Hills  |  Cave Creek  |  Desert Outdoor Ctr  |  Estrella Mtn  |  Lake Pleasant  |  McDowell Mtn  |  San Tan Mtn  |  Spur Cross  |  Usery Mtn  |  White Tank
Main Parks Homepage  

To visit a city website, click on the link below...
Apache Junction | Avondale | Buckeye | Carefree | Cave Creek | Chandler | El Mirage | Fountain Hills | Gila Bend | Gilbert | Glendale | Goodyear | Guadalupe | Litchfield Park | Mesa | Paradise Valley | Peoria | Phoenix | Queen Creek | Scottsdale | Surprise | Tempe | Tolleson | Wickenburg | Youngtown



  Maricopa Home      Site Map      Legal Information      Privacy/Security Policies
Maricopa County Home Page
Maricopa County || 301 W. Jefferson St. || Phoenix, AZ 85003