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 Events for Lake Pleasant 
<November 2015>

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Hunting Maps

Per the Arizona Hunting and Trapping Regulations, the following parks in Maricopa County are open to hunting using shotgun shooting shot when the season coincides with a quail season:

Hunting in parks opened by the Commission Order is not permitted within 1/4 mile of any developed picnic area, developed campground, shooting range, occupied building, boat ramp, or golf course.

At this time, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department is in the process of updating its hunting maps to be in compliance with the Arizona Game and Fish Department's hunting regulations. Once the maps are updated, they will be made available. Please note that hunting is NOT allowed in the following parks:

  • Adobe Dam Regional Park
  • Buckeye Hills Regional Park
  • Cave Creek Regional Park
  • Desert Outdoor Center at Lake Pleasant
  • San Tan Mountain Regional Park
  • Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
  • Usery Mountain Regional Park



Cottonwood Trail Exploring Hike - Lake Pleasant - 12/4/2015
Lake Pleasant and It's History - Lake Pleasant - 12/4/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Easy Paddle Tour of Lake Pleasant - 12/5/2015
Scenic Hike to Yavapai Point - Lake Pleasant - 12/5/2015
Walk and Learn with the Ranger Family Hike - Lake Pleasant - 12/5/2015
Beardsley Trail Long Hike - Lake Pleasant - 12/11/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - In Search of Bald Eagles Agua Fria Paddle (Experienced Paddlers Only) - 12/12/2015
In Search of Wildlife on the Cottonwood Trail - Lake Pleasant - 12/12/2015
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 9AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 12/18/2015
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 11AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 12/18/2015
Exploring with the Ranger Hike - Lake Pleasant - 12/19/2015
New Years Day Scenic Hike - Yavapai Point Trail - Lake Pleasant - 1/1/2016
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Paddle Tour of Waddell Dam and the Eastern Shore (Experienced Paddlers) - 1/2/2016
Exploring the Shoreline with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 1/2/2016
Sunrise Super Hike - Lake Pleasant - 1/9/2016
**RESCHEDULED** The Lake Pleasant Discovery Center Grand Opening is being changed to March - 1/9/2016
Hike with a Hill - Very Fun Fitness Hike at Lake Pleasant - 1/14/2016
Scenic Walk above the Shoreline - Lake Pleasant - 1/15/2016
The People Who Made Lake Pleasant - Ranger Talk - 1/15/2016
Scenic Fitness Hike to Yavapai Point - Lake Pleasant - 1/16/2016
Nature Hike with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 1/16/2016
Talking Fishing with Fisherman Frank - Lake Pleasant - 1/16/2016
Stay Fit on Trails In and Around Lake Pleasant Regional Park - 1/21/2016
Yavapai Point Fitness Hike from South Pipeline Canyon Trailhead - Lake Pleasant - 1/22/2016
Investigating the Desert with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 1/23/2016

Park Hours
Open 24hrs
- 365 days a year
Nature Center Hours
The nature center is currently closed for renovations. We apologize for the inconvenience, and look forward to assisting you in the upgraded facility in the Fall of 2015.

Lake Pleasant Regional Park
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Morristown, AZ 85342
Entry Station 1-928-501-1710
Fax 602-372-8596

For GPS entry: Lake Pleasant Visitor Center
                       Overlook Road
                       Peoria, AZ

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