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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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Full Egg Moon Hike and live OWL Encounter - McDowell
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Join Ranger Amy and Liberty Wildlife to experience the desert “come alive” by the light of the moon at McDowell Mountain Regional Park. Liberty Wildlife will be here at the beginning of the hike (6:30-7pm) with live owls to talk about these beautiful nighttime creatures. The hike, immediately following, will be 2 1/2 hours in length. Liberty will be accepting donations at this event of toilet paper, wild bird seed, and dry dog or cat food, to help them stock up for the upcoming bird season! Flashlights are not necessary, but permitted. Bring plenty of water and sturdy shoes. Hiking time is 2 1/2 hours, and 3 miles. No pets please. Children should be comfortable hiking 3 miles. Hikes begin at the Trailhead Staging area. Moonlit hike programs are free with $6/vehicle entry to the Park.

Date: 3/27/2013
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Duration: 3 hours
Speaker: Ranger Amy and Liberty Wildlife
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 per vehicle park entry fee
 
Contact: amyburnett@mail.maricopa.gov 480-471-0173x201
Location: McDowell Mountain Regional Park
 
Address:
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ  
85255
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McDowell Mountain Regional Park
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.
MMRP Arizona 85255  
Ph: 480-471-0173      Fax: 602-372-8596
mcdowellpark@mail.maricopa.gov

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McDowell Mountain Regional Park
PO Box 18415
Fountain Hills,  AZ 85269-8415

 
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