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There are hundreds of picnic tables and sites throughout the Maricopa County Parks System. Many of these locations include a grill, with nearby restrooms. Some picnic sites are covered, allowing for hours of outdoor enjoyment. Covered ramadas are also available and make the ideal setting for a wedding, party, or group gathering. For a nominal fee, visitors can reserve an area within the park for a wide variety of activities.

Picnicking is available at these Maricopa County Parks. Click on the below links for more information on picnicking at the park, including site maps and group picnic sites.

 

McDowell Friday Fitness Hike-Tom's Thumb Trailhead
Exploring the Beardsley Trail South - 10 Lane East Parking Area
Wag the Dog - San Tan
The Early People: Rise and Fall of Ancient Civilizations - San Tan
Noticing Nature - White Tank Mtn.
Scorpion Search -Estrella Park

San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 4/25/2015
In Search of Birds, with Joe Ford! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/25/2015
Become a Jr. Ranger - McDowell - 4/25/2015
Old Man of the Mountain: Historical Walk - San Tan - 4/25/2015
Rock Art of Spur Cross - 4/25/2015
Believe it or Not! -Estrella Park - 4/25/2015
Birds of the Sonoran Desert, with Joe Ford! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/25/2015
Photography 101 -Estrella Park - 4/25/2015
Geology of the Valley - San Tan - 4/25/2015
Earth Day Library Series Children's Program - Owl Pellet Investigation - White Tank Mtn. - 4/25/2015
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 4/25/2015
Animal Art! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/25/2015
National Astronomy Day Stargazing with Telescopes at Lake Pleasant - 4/25/2015
New to Arizona? - San Tan - 4/26/2015
Archery 101 a - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/26/2015
Mountain Biking 101 - San Tan - 4/26/2015
Archery 101 b - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/26/2015
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 4/26/2015
Archery "OPEN RANGE"- Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/26/2015
Arizona Wildlife Mythbusting -Estrella Park - 4/26/2015
"Cactus Bingo" Hike - Yavapai Lower Loop Trail - Lake Pleasant - 4/26/2015
Know and Go Scorpion Hunt - Lake Pleasant - 4/26/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 4/27/2015
Birds and Blooms Walk - McDowell - 4/29/2015
Cacti of Spur Cross - 4/29/2015
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Fri-Sat: 6am-10pm
- 365 days a year 

Headquarters Admin Hours
Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm
except holidays 

Maricopa County Parks & Recreation Dept.
The Headquarter Administrative Offices are located at:
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Unit Operations Center

Morristown, AZ 85342
Ph: 602-506-2930 or (928) 501-9200
Fax: (602)372-8596
maricopacountyparks@mail.maricopa.gov

 
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