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Recreation possibilities are endless with miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Designating these beautiful trails for non-motorized use only allows the public to be safe and enjoy the desert in its primitive state. Interpretive Rangers offer guided hikes, at no additional cost to the “Day Use” entry fee.

Hiking is available at these Maricopa County Parks. Click on the below links for more information on hiking at the park, including trail maps, trail difficulty, and guided hikes.

NOTE: Pets, on leashes no longer than 6 feet, are permitted in the parks and on the trails. If your pet fertilizes the trail, please remove the debris and leave the trail as you found it for fellow hikers.

Rock Art of Spur Cross
Bird Walk - McDowell
Basics of Bird Watching - Usery Park
Sonoran Desert Eco-Tour - Usery Park
Rock Art of Arizona - Usery Park

***SPECIAL UPDATE***Winter Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 1/29/2015
Hike the Goldmine Trail - San Tan - 1/29/2015
Spur Cross to Cave Creek Maricopa Trail Hike - 1/29/2015
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park - 1/29/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Paul's Hideaway Paddle - 1/29/2015
Desert Plant Walk - White Tank Mtn - 1/29/2015
Thursday Bird Walk - Usery Park - 1/29/2015
Ride with the Ranger to the Clay Mine! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 1/29/2015
Eco-Tour of San Tan - San Tan - 1/30/2015
McDowell Friday Fitness Hike-Tom's Thumb Trailhead (end of 128th st.*OUTSIDE* of park)- DIFFICULT - 1/30/2015
Friday Fitness Series #5 - 1/30/2015
Get Fit with a Lake View Hike - Yavapai Point by way of S. Pipeline - 1/30/2015
Desert Edibles Walk - Usery Park - 1/30/2015
Hike the Wind Cave Trail - Usery Park - 1/30/2015
All About Optics - Usery Park - 1/30/2015
Looking for Wild Burros on the Wild Burro Trail - Lake Pleasant - 1/30/2015
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 1/30/2015
*NEW LOCATION* Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration and Sampler - White Tank Mtn. - 1/30/2015
Fireside with the Ranger! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 1/30/2015
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 1/31/2015
Progressive Fitness Hike #3 - Usery Park - 1/31/2015
Arizona Wildlife Mythbusting -Estrella Park - 1/31/2015
Get Fit with a Lake View Hike (Series Finale) - Cottonwood and Yavapai Point Trails - 1/31/2015
Backyard Birding - Usery Park - 1/31/2015
Wilderness Survival Series #1 - Cave Creek Regional Park - 1/31/2015
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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
maricopacountyparks@mail.maricopa.gov

 
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