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 Events for Lake Pleasant 
<November 2015>

dam good run logo

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Beginning at 9 a.m.

Join us for Lake Pleasant's 11th Annual Dam Good Run, Walk, Hike! This popular, family-friendly, un-timed, fundraiser offers the public the only opportunity to cross the Waddell Dam overlooking the scenic lake. This year, the participants have the opportunity to choose between three routes:

  • Dam Fun - 2-miles (course does not go onto the dam)
  • Dam Challenging - 4-miles
  • Dam Tough - 8-miles

All proceeds benefit family programs in the park that are offered free to the public.

Registration fees:

  • $20.00 early-bird registration due by March 12, 2015
  • $25.00 registration between March 13th and March 20th, 2015 (mail-in registration must be postmarked by March 12th to receive reduced rate, all mail registrations need to be received by March 19th; phone registrations accepted until end of business March 20th)
  • $30.00 on site registration fee (day of’ event March 21st)
  • $6 park entry fee is included in registration, except on event day.

For Credit Card Payments: Visa, MasterCard, and American Express registrations will be accepted via phone at 928-501-1710. OR mail check or money order payable to:

Lake Pleasant Regional Park
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Road
Morristown, AZ 85342*

*Mailing Address Only - Do Not Use for Directions to Park

Fee includes access to fun course, water, goodie bag and t-shirt. Participants agree to abide by all rules and regulations that appear on the registration form.

For questions regarding the course please contact Ranger Terry Gerber at (602) 372-7470 ext. 211. Or email

IMPORTANT NOTE: For security reasons, backpacks, animals, strollers, bicycles, wheelchairs, and children under five years of age are not permitted on the dam.


Registration Form - Word Document Course Map - .pdf version




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Lake Pleasant and It's History - Lake Pleasant - 12/4/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Easy Paddle Tour of Lake Pleasant - 12/5/2015
Scenic Hike to Yavapai Point - Lake Pleasant - 12/5/2015
Walk and Learn with the Ranger Family Hike - Lake Pleasant - 12/5/2015
Beardsley Trail Long Hike - Lake Pleasant - 12/11/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - In Search of Bald Eagles Agua Fria Paddle (Experienced Paddlers Only) - 12/12/2015
In Search of Wildlife on the Cottonwood Trail - Lake Pleasant - 12/12/2015
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 9AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 12/18/2015
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 11AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 12/18/2015
Exploring with the Ranger Hike - Lake Pleasant - 12/19/2015
New Years Day Scenic Hike - Yavapai Point Trail - Lake Pleasant - 1/1/2016
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Paddle Tour of Waddell Dam and the Eastern Shore (Experienced Paddlers) - 1/2/2016
Exploring the Shoreline with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 1/2/2016
Sunrise Super Hike - Lake Pleasant - 1/9/2016
**RESCHEDULED** The Lake Pleasant Discovery Center Grand Opening is being changed to March - 1/9/2016
Hike with a Hill - Very Fun Fitness Hike at Lake Pleasant - 1/14/2016
Scenic Walk above the Shoreline - Lake Pleasant - 1/15/2016
The People Who Made Lake Pleasant - Ranger Talk - 1/15/2016
Scenic Fitness Hike to Yavapai Point - Lake Pleasant - 1/16/2016
Nature Hike with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 1/16/2016
Talking Fishing with Fisherman Frank - Lake Pleasant - 1/16/2016
Stay Fit on Trails In and Around Lake Pleasant Regional Park - 1/21/2016
Yavapai Point Fitness Hike from South Pipeline Canyon Trailhead - Lake Pleasant - 1/22/2016
Investigating the Desert with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 1/23/2016

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Nature Center Hours
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

For GPS entry: Lake Pleasant Visitor Center
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