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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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"Stargazing for Everyone" at McDowell Mountain Regional Park
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Don’t settle for just wondering what’s above your head on a starry night, come out and LEARN about it! Tony and Carole La Conte are returning for another Stargazing event! After a fun introduction to astronomy, their amazing volunteers will fix their telescopes upon far away galaxies and nebulas that you will see for yourself! Stargazing is a fun and amazing way to start your weekend! We have special equipment for wheelchair access viewing. Please call and identify any special needs prior to attending one of our public programs. Bring lawnchairs and blankets to keep warm. Meet at Trailhead Staging Area.

Date: 3/22/2014
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Duration: 2 hours
Speaker: Tony and Carol La Conte
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car
 
Contact: Amy Burnett, Park Ranger at 480-471-0173 x201 or e-mail amyford@mail.maricopa.gov
Location: McDowell Mountain Regional Park
 
Address:
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Drive
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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