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FIRE BAN INFORMATION
Effective
5/26/2015 - Extended due to dry conditions. Please check back after Labor Day for updates.
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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IT'S FINALLY HERE...

Parks is pleased to announce the launch of the long awaited on-line reservation system! The reservation system will allow you to take a virtual tour of the campsites, view the specifications AND reserve your favorite campsite from the comfort of your home computer or laptop on the go. Book your reservation today at maricopacountyparks.org or by clicking on the button above!

 

There are hundreds of sites for reservation throughout the Maricopa County Parks System. Many of these locations include a grill, with nearby restrooms. Covered ramadas are available and make the ideal setting for a wedding, party, or group gathering.

The Maricopa County Parks System is home to thousands of visitors every year. Developed and primitive camping is available at almost every park. Visitors come with their recreation vehicles (RV) from all over the country to stay at a Maricopa County Park. Amenities like water/electric hookups, restrooms/showers, and dump stations, make these parks a popular favorite. Tent campsites are also available, many with a picnic table and fire pit. Group campsites may be reserved in advance.

For a nominal fee, visitors can reserve an area or group campsite within the park for a wide variety of activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fridays Fitness Hike - Dixie Mine Trailhead (End of Golden Eagle Blvd) - McDowell
Clay Mine Adventure! - Cave Creek Regional Park
All About Insects - San Tan
Know and Go Scorpion Hunt - Lake Pleasant
Movie Night in the Park: “Toughest Desert Animals” - Usery Park
Super Scorpion Search - White Tank Mtn.
Bug Theater - San Tan

Get Wet Cool Exploring Hike - Lake Pleasant - 9/5/2015
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 9/5/2015
NEW LOCATION* Early Bird Walk with Sonoran Audubon - White Tank Mtn. - 9/5/2015
Hohokam Houses - the Ruins of Spur Cross - 9/5/2015
Become a Jr. Ranger - McDowell - 9/5/2015
Critter Chat -Estrella Park - 9/5/2015
Desert Denizen's - Cave Creek Regional Park - 9/5/2015
The Wonder of Wood Warblers - White Tank Mtn. - 9/5/2015
Feeding Frenzy! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 9/5/2015
Family Movie with a Message - White Tank Mtn. - 9/5/2015
Reptile Feeding - San Tan - 9/5/2015
Desert Survival for Everyone - San Tan - 9/5/2015
Venomous Reptiles - LIVE!! - Usery Park - 9/5/2015
Night Owl Hike: Adults Only - San Tan - 9/5/2015
Nathan Marten Memorial - San Tan - 9/6/2015
Desert Walk 'n' Talk - San Tan - 9/8/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 9/9/2015
Fitness Thursday - Estrella Park - 9/10/2015
Beginner Desert Birding - McDowell - 9/10/2015
Homeschool: Mission to Mars - San Tan - 9/10/2015
Friday Fitness Hike-Horse Staging Area/4 Peaks - McDowell - 9/11/2015
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 9/11/2015
FREE Introduction to Kayaking Classroom Presentation at Cabela's - 9/11/2015
FREE Introduction to Kayaking Classroom Presentation at Cabela's - 9/11/2015
All About Desert Holes - San Tan - 9/11/2015
more...


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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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