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FIRE BAN INFORMATION
Effective
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 through Friday, August 29, 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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National Kids to Parks Day- Cactus Flower Discovery Walks- North Trail– McDowell Park
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Happy National Kids to Parks Day! Join Ranger Amy to identify the gorgeous desert cactus flowers that are blooming in the desert. From Cholla to Hedgehogs to Saguaros, this is the time of year where the desert shows its unique beauty. We'll also look for jackrabbits and lizards along the trail. All kid participants will earn a Junior Ranger badge. Bring your camera! Meet at the North Trail.

Date: 5/18/2013
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Duration: 1 1/2 hours
Speaker: Ranger Amy Burnett
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 per vehicle park entry fee
 
More Info: http://kidstoparks.org/
Contact: amyburnett@mail.maricopa.gov 480-471-0173x201
Location: McDowell Mountain Regional Park
 
Address:
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.
Fountain Hills, AZ  
85269
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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

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

 
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