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Posted on: October 11, 2018

McDowell Mountain Regional Park to Present Draft Park Master Plan Update

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Eleven months ago, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department began working on an update for McDowell Mountain Regional Park’s Master Plan.  During that time, staff conducted two public meetings, engaged with stakeholder groups in three ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

County Parks Bring Back Free Camping Promotion

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Beginning October 1, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department will bring back the popular Buy One, Get One camping promotion!  The promotion allows park visitors who pay the camping fee for one night, or more, at a desert mount...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Maricopa County parks include smoking restrictions as part of fire ban

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(Maricopa County) – The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department initiated its annual fire ban on May 1.  Now, the department is taking additional steps to protect the parks due to the extremely dry conditions.  Effectiv...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Maricopa County Parks set May 1 as start date for annual fire ban

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The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will initiate its annual fire ban on Tuesday, May 1. “We typically try to wait until after Memorial Day weekend to implement our fire ban so park visitors can enjoy spending time around the campfire with...

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