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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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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.

 

Channel 15 Memorial Day Segment on Reservation System  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

McDowell Friday Fitness Hike- 4 Peaks (Horse) Staging Area
All About Desert Quail - Usery Park
Histroy of Water at Lake Pleasant - Lake Pleasant
FREE Introduction to Kayaking Classroom Presentation at Cabela's
FREE Introduction to Kayaking Classroom Presentation at Cabela's
Animal Flashlight Walk - San Tan

San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 8/23/2014
"Get Wet Beginner Kayaking" Program On-water Skills Course - 8/23/2014
"Get Wet Beginner Kayaking" Program On-water Skills Course - 8/23/2014
Archery 101 a - Cave Creek Regional Park - 8/23/2014
Archery 101 b - Cave Creek Regional Park - 8/23/2014
The Art of Camouflage - McDowell - 8/23/2014
Archery "OPEN RANGE"- Cave Creek Regional Park - 8/23/2014
Little Explorers for Kids: Dinosaurs - San Tan - 8/23/2014
All About Scorpions - Usery Park - 8/23/2014
Summer Night Ride Series- McDowell Competitive Track - 8/23/2014
Scorpion Hunt - Usery Park - 8/23/2014
Strange and Silly Saguaros - Usery Park - 8/26/2014
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park - 8/27/2014
Night Shredders - San Tan - 8/27/2014
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Early Weekday Paddle Exploring - Lake Pleasant - 8/28/2014
Macro Wildlife in the Water at Lake Pleasant - 8/28/2014
Fridays Fitness Hike- Tom's Thumb Trailhead - McDowell - 8/29/2014
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross - 8/29/2014
Desert Awareness - Desert Knowledge - Lake Pleasant - 8/29/2014
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 8/29/2014
All About Scorpions - San Tan - 8/29/2014
Movie Night in the Park: "The Living Desert" - Usery Park - 8/29/2014
Know and Go Scorpion Hunt - Lake Pleasant - 8/29/2014
Scorpion Scavenger Hunt - San Tan - 8/29/2014
Rock Art of Spur Cross - 8/30/2014
more...


General Park Hours
Sun-Thu: 6am-8pm
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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