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5/26/2015 - Extended due to dry conditions. A date to cancel the fire ban has not yet been determined.
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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Geology Underfoot - San Tan
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
If you’re familiar with names like the Superstitions, Four Peaks, and the Goldfields, your mind may conjure up images of violent geological processes that resulted in some of the most photographed places in Arizona. But what does your mind’s eye see when the names Malpais Hills or the Goldmine Mountains are mentioned? Join us on an easy 3-mile hike to see and find out what makes the geology of San Tan MRP truly special. Meet at the Goldmine Trailhead just west of the Visitor Center. Please arrive 5-minutes early. Wear closed-toed shoes, hat, and sunscreen. Bring plenty of water. No pets, please.

Date: 10/3/2014
Time: 9:00 AM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per vehicle park entry fee
More Info:
Location: Goldmine Trailhead west of the Visitor Center
6533 West Phillips Road
Queen Creek, AZ  
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San Tan Mountain Regional Park
6533 West Phillips Road
Queen Creek Arizona 85242
Phone: (480) 655-5554
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