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FIRE BAN INFORMATION
Effective
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 through Thursday, August 28, 2014
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.

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Exploring Cottonwood Wash Petroglyph Hike - Lake Pleasant
Lake Pleasant Regional Park
Come explore this fun area with the ranger and see some petroglyphs along the way. We will be hiking on trails and in the wash, so hiking poles are recommended. This is a fun exploring hike with sand and rocky footing, please wear good hiking shoes. Bring plenty of water and sunscreen. Hike is about four miles and will be about two hours. Just show up at the Cottonwood Day Use Area, which is the first turn once inside the northern area of the park.

Date: 10/10/2014
Time: 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Duration: 3 hours, 4 miles
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 per vehicle park entry fee
 
Contact: Terry Gerber, Interpretive Ranger - 602-372-7460 x 202
Location: Lake Pleasant Regional Park - Cottonwood Day Use Area, North Lake Pleasant Area
 
Address:
Take Hwy 74 west to MP19, turn north on Castle Hot Springs Rd. go 5 miles, take next two rights.
Peoria, AZ  
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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
                       Overlook Road
                       Peoria, AZ

 
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