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Annual Bald Eagle Closure of Agua Fria Arm Lifting Early - Tuesday, April 1 at 12 p.m.

The annual Bald Eagle Closure that typically remains in effect from December 15 thru June 15 is being lifted early this year, due to a failed nesting season.  Access to this area will remain restricted (violators will be prosecuted) until the closure is lifted on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at noon. The Agua Fria arm is designated as one of a few select areas within Arizona for potential nesting/breeding sites for bald eagles.  During breeding season, the slightest disturbances to the nesting areas or eagles can have a drastic impact on the success of this majestic, once endangered, raptor.  We appreciate your support in helping to ensure this beautiful symbol of American culture has an opportunity to survive and thrive here at Lake Pleasant Regional Park.  

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Seasonal Bald Eagle Closure: During certain breeding stages (courtship, mating, incubation, young nestlings and nestlings near fledging), human activity near a Bald Eagle nest can cause nest abandonment and/or failure. Established breeding area closures reduce loss by managing human activities near nest sites.

NOTE: The Bald Eagle Closure is typically in effect from December 15 - June 15*. Unless otherwise noted, you are asked not to access the lower arm of the Agua Fria via watercraft during this timeframe.

 

 

Updated: 4/3/12

 

 

 

Exploring New Trails - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant
"Know Your Knots" Park Ranger Program - Lake Pleasant

PROGRAM CANCELLED Exploring New Trails - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant - 10/25/2014
PROGRAM CANCELLED Night Time Birds, Live! At Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant - 10/25/2014
Exploring New Trails with the Park Ranger - Lake Pleasant - 10/30/2014
A Close Look at Rocks, Minerals and Crystals - Lake Pleasant - 10/30/2014
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Exploring the Islands of Lake Pleasant - 10/31/2014
Shoreline Fishing Talk @ Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant - 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
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Sunset and Moon Glow Paddle - 11/1/2014
Thursday Evening Bird Watch Hike With the Full Moon - Lake Pleasant - 11/6/2014
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 8AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 11/7/2014
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 10AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 11/7/2014
Yavapai Trail Hike with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 11/8/2014
Exploring the Desert Scenic Hike with the Ranger - Lake Pleasant - 11/13/2014
Looking for Birds Hike - Lake Pleasant - 11/14/2014
Scenic Shorline Hike Above Lake Pleasant - 11/14/2014
Cottonwood Trail Hike with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 11/15/2014
Lake Pleasant Trails Grand Opening Celebration - 11/16/2014
Scenic "See the Lake Like Never Before" Hike - Lake Pleasant - 11/20/2014
Reptile Discovery and Feeding - Lake Pleasant - 11/21/2014
Long Hike by Lake Pleasant - 11/22/2014
Shoreline Fishing Talk @ Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant - 11/29/2014
Things to Do At or Near Lake Pleasant - Lake Pleasant - 11/29/2014
Hiking for Fitness - Lake Pleasant - 12/4/2014
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Lake Pleasant Regional Park
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Morristown, AZ 85342
Entry Station 1-928-501-1710
Fax 602-372-8596
lakepleasant@mail.maricopa.gov

For GPS entry: Lake Pleasant Visitor Center
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