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FIRE BAN INFORMATION
Effective
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 through Thursday, August 28, 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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Homeschool: Earth Rocks! - San Tan
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
Heat! Pressure! And Volcanoes! Every day volcanoes spew forth ash and sometimes send glowing red lava bombs miles into the air only to be pulled down by gravity. These bombs smash onto the ground and burst into flames while the heat melts everything near it. Students are often fascinated by this powerful and fiery mountain! They will learn about the three different rock types and how each was formed. Best of all: each child will create his or her very own volcano and watch it erupt. Open to non-homeschooled students as well. Limit 25 students. Call or email to register. Meet inside Nature Center

Date: 5/29/2014
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Duration: 1.5 hours
Speaker: Ranger Tish
Registration Required: Yes    
 
More Info: http://www.maricopa.gov/parks/santan/
Contact: TishiaStewart@mail.maricopa.gov
Location: Nature Center
 
Address:
6533 West Phillips Road
Queen Creek, AZ  
85142
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San Tan Mountain Regional Park
6533 West Phillips Road
Queen Creek Arizona 85242
Phone: (480) 655-5554
Fax: (602)372-8596
santanpark@mail.maricopa.gov
 
 
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