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 Events for Lake Pleasant 
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FIRE BAN INFORMATION
Effective
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - Thursday, September 3, 2015 (Tentative)
Maricopa County's regional parks will initiate the annual fire ban. This includes banning the use of all
campfire, fire pits and charcoal grills; however, it is still acceptable to use gas/propane grills in designated areas such as the ramada areas, semi-developed and developed camping sites, and along the shoreline at Lake Pleasant Regional Park.
If the parks do not receive ample rain during the monsoon season, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department
may extend the fire ban to protect the parks resources and ensure visitor safety. To learn more, click here.

Annual Bald Eagle Closure of Agua Fria Arm

The annual Bald Eagle Closure is typically in effect from December 15 thru June 15.  Access to the area is restricted (violators will be prosecuted) until the closure is lifted. 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.  

For additional information, click on the links below:

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

 

 

 


Family Fun Fishing Clinic - Lake Pleasant - 6/13/2015
Desert Awareness Information - Lake Pleasant - 6/13/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Agua Fria Long Paddle - Lake Pleasant - 6/20/2015
Wet 'n" Wild Hike and Splash - Lake Pleasant - 6/26/2015
Desert Awareness Information - Lake Pleasant - 6/26/2015
Early Bird Spectacular Sun Rise and Full Moon Set - Lake Pleasant - 7/2/2015
Friday Family Fun Fishing Clinic - Lake Pleasant - 7/3/2015
Fourth of July Wet 'n' Wild Hike and Splash - Lake Pleasant - 7/4/2015
Looking for Wild Burros on the Wild Burro Trail - Lake Pleasant - 7/9/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Goose Cove and Coles Cove Paddle - Lake Pleasant - 7/16/2015
Exploring with the Ranger Hike - Lake Pleasant - 7/17/2015
Know and Go Scorpion Hunt - Lake Pleasant - 7/18/2015
Sunrise Scenic Hike Overlooking Lake Pleasant - 7/23/2015
Friday Family Fun Fishing Clinic - Lake Pleasant - 7/24/2015
Wet 'N' Wild Hike and Splash - Lake Pleasant - 7/25/2015
Sunset and Full Blue Moon Thursday Hike- Lake Pleasant - 7/30/2015
Wet 'n' Wild "Cactus Bingo" Hike - Yavapai Lower Loop Trail - Lake Pleasant - 8/6/2015
History of Water in the Lake Pleasant Area - 8/7/2015
FREE Introduction to Kayaking Classroom Presentation at Cabela's - 8/7/2015
"Get Wet Beginner Kayaking" Program On-water Skills Course - 8/8/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Exploring the Eastern Coves of Lake Pleasant - 8/13/2015
FREE Introduction to Kayaking Classroom Presentation at Cabela's - 8/21/2015
"Get Wet Beginner Kayaking" Program On-water Skills Course - 8/22/2015
"Scenic Lookout" Hike to Yavapai Point - Lake Pleasant - 8/27/2015
Full Moon Scenic Hike - Lake Pleasant - 8/28/2015
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The nature center is currently closed for renovations. We apologize for the inconvenience, and look forward to assisting you in the upgraded facility in the Fall of 2015.

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
                       Overlook Road
                       Peoria, AZ

 
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