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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.

 

Kids Series: Tortoise Tots -Estrella Park

Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 10/27/2014
Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 10/27/2014
All About Camping - Usery Park - 10/28/2014
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross - 10/29/2014
Ranger-led hike on the North Trail - McDowell - 10/29/2014
Wellness Program -Estrella Park - 10/29/2014
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park - 10/29/2014
Night Shredders - San Tan - 10/29/2014
Exploring New Trails with the Park Ranger - Lake Pleasant - 10/30/2014
Fall Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 10/30/2014
**CANCELLED** Homeschool: Know Your Snakes - San Tan - 10/30/2014
10 Common Birds of the Sonoran Desert - McDowell - 10/30/2014
A Close Look at Rocks, Minerals and Crystals - Lake Pleasant - 10/30/2014
McDowell Friday Fitness Hike-Tom's Thumb Trailhead (end of 128th st.*OUTSIDE* of park)- DIFFICULT - 10/31/2014
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Exploring the Islands of Lake Pleasant - 10/31/2014
Take a Hike on Halloween- San Tan - 10/31/2014
Desert Edibles Walk - Usery Park - 10/31/2014
Haunted Trail -Estrella Park - 10/31/2014
Haunted Hike! - Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 10/31/2014
Halloween Party - White Tank Mtn. - 10/31/2014
McDowell Trailhead Staging Area - Closed Saturday and Sunday morning - 11/1/2014
Runners on the Pemberton Trail-McDowell - 11/1/2014
Progressive Fitness Hike #1 - Usery Park - 11/1/2014
Demo new mountain bikes-McDowell - 11/1/2014
Desert Denizen's - Cave Creek Regional Park - 11/1/2014
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- 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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