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Hunting is permitted at some parks during specified hunting seasons regulated by the Arizona Game and Fish department. Please contact the park office before you hunt at any Maricopa County park. A valid hunting license is required and may be obtained at most sporting goods stores or by contacting the
Arizona Game and Fish department.

  • AZ Game & Fish - Hunting Resources, Rules, etc
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  • Black Rock Archaeology Walk - White Tank Mtn.
    Make a Difference Day: Build Bat houses at McDowell Mountain Regional Park
    Bike Demo - Estrella Park
    Petroglyph Hike -Estrella Park
    Library Program - The Big Green - White Tank Mtn.
    PROGRAM CANCELLED Exploring New Trails - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant
    Archery 101 - Usery Park
    Reptile Feeding - McDowell
    Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn.
    PROGRAM CANCELLED Night Time Birds, Live! At Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant
    “Open House and Halloween Howl!” - Cave Creek Regional Park
    Ghost Story Campfire -Estrella Park
    Haunted Howl-o-ween Bash - San Tan
    STARGAZING - Halloween Spirit Event

    Kids Series: Tortoise Tots -Estrella Park - 10/26/2014
    Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 10/27/2014
    Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 10/27/2014
    All About Camping - Usery Park - 10/28/2014
    Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross - 10/29/2014
    Ranger-led hike on the North Trail - McDowell - 10/29/2014
    Wellness Program -Estrella Park - 10/29/2014
    "Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park - 10/29/2014
    Night Shredders - San Tan - 10/29/2014
    Exploring New Trails with the Park Ranger - Lake Pleasant - 10/30/2014
    Fall Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 10/30/2014
    **CANCELLED** Homeschool: Know Your Snakes - San Tan - 10/30/2014
    10 Common Birds of the Sonoran Desert - McDowell - 10/30/2014
    A Close Look at Rocks, Minerals and Crystals - Lake Pleasant - 10/30/2014
    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
    more...


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    41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
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    Morristown, AZ 85342
    Ph: 602-506-2930 or (928) 501-9200
    Fax: (602)372-8596
    maricopacountyparks@mail.maricopa.gov

     
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