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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.

Exploring New Trails with the Park Ranger - Lake Pleasant
Fall Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park
**CANCELLED** Homeschool: Know Your Snakes - San Tan
10 Common Birds of the Sonoran Desert - McDowell
A Close Look at Rocks, Minerals and Crystals - Lake Pleasant

McDowell Friday Fitness Hike-Tom's Thumb Trailhead (end of 128th st.*OUTSIDE* of park)- DIFFICULT - 10/31/2014
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Exploring the Islands of Lake Pleasant - 10/31/2014
Take a Hike on Halloween- San Tan - 10/31/2014
Desert Edibles Walk - Usery Park - 10/31/2014
Haunted Trail -Estrella Park - 10/31/2014
Haunted Hike! - Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 10/31/2014
Halloween Party - White Tank Mtn. - 10/31/2014
McDowell Trailhead Staging Area - Closed Saturday and Sunday morning - 11/1/2014
Runners on the Pemberton Trail-McDowell - 11/1/2014
Progressive Fitness Hike #1 - Usery Park - 11/1/2014
Demo new mountain bikes-McDowell - 11/1/2014
Desert Denizen's - Cave Creek Regional Park - 11/1/2014
Rock Art of Spur Cross - 11/1/2014
Wag ‘n’ Walk Dog Adoption Hike - Usery Park - 11/1/2014
Yappy Days - San Tan - 11/1/2014
Exploring the Desert - McDowell - 11/1/2014
Feeding Frenzy! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 11/1/2014
Shoreline Fishing Talk @ Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant - 11/1/2014
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 11/1/2014
Lake Pleasant and the Central Arizona Project Connection - Lake Pleasant - 11/1/2014
Scenic Lake Pleasant, a walk with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 11/1/2014
Arizona Birds, Live! At Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant - 11/1/2014
Author Visit - Dr. Joyce Story - White Tank Mtn. - 11/1/2014
Reptile Feeding - San Tan - 11/1/2014
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Sunset and Moon Glow Paddle - 11/1/2014
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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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