Maricopa County Parks and Recreation

Fees

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors’ set a public hearing regarding Proposed Revisions to the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department User Fee Schedule

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department is proposing revisions to the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Fee Schedule as listed below. A public hearing was held before the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Commission on September 20, 2016. No public comments were received. A public hearing to answer questions, and obtain comments, will be held before the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on December 7, 2016, at 9:30 a.m. in the Supervisor’s Auditorium, 205 W. Jefferson, Phoenix, AZ, 85003.

Proposed changes:

  • adopt a $5/person general admission fee for users of the Hassayampa River Preserve Conservation area for users over 12 years old with the following exceptions through December 31, 2017:
    • Friends of Hassayampa members – free entry
    • TNC members - $3 per entry (children 12 & under free)
    • TNC Arizona Chapter Passes – free entry for 2 adults
  • adopt a $100/day fee for the use of the DOC kitchen;
  • reduce the annual pass replacement card fee to $3.00; and
  • remove the room restriction on the meeting room fee.

If approved, the proposed revisions will be effective January 1, 2017.

For questions related to these fee revisions, please contact the Parks Administrator Aimee Upton at 928-501-9200.

Park Entry Fees

placeholder do not deleate PRICE PROPOSED
CHANGES
COMMENTS
Vehicle entry, all parks $6.00    
Hike/Bike/Equestrian $2.00    
Watercraft Motorized $4.00    
Watercraft Non-Motorized $2.00    
Archery Daily Supply Fee
- Children under 15 are free
$2.00    
School Bus - All Parks $15.00    
Commercial Bus
- Motorized vehicle able to hold greater than 30 passengers
$55.00    
Commercial Passenger Van
- Motorized vehicle able to hold between 10 and 29 passengers
$25.00    
Spur Cross Conservation Area
- Children under 15 year are free
$3.00    
Hassayampa River Preserve Conservation Area Entry Fee n/a $5.00 per person This new fee is being established for Maricopa County Parks and Recreation. This is the same fee currently charged by The Nature Conservancy (TNC); overall change to the fee is $0, but is a new fee for Parks. Per the agreement with The Nature Conservancy, existing Friends of Hassayampa member will be free through December 2017. TNC members will be charged $3 for entry (children 12 and under free) through December 2017.

Discount Coupon Books

3 coupons for $15 (a $3 saving)

5 coupons for $24 (a $6 saving)

10 coupons for $45 (a $15 saving)

     

Annual Pass scroll-trigger

placeholder do not deleate PRICE PROPOSED FEE COMMENTS
Annual Day-Use Entry Pass
- Allows card holder to access all Maricopa County Parks
$85.00    
Add motorized watercraft $65.00    
Add non-motorized watercraft $30.00    
Archery Supply Fee (Usery only)
- Children under 15 are exempt
$48.00    
Additional card for household member
- Must reside in same household
$15.00    
Replacement card for lost/stolen card $15.00 $3.00 This fee would be reduced to cover the Department cost of the replacement card(s).

Senior Discount
- Discount for patrons 65 and older, Day-Use Annual Pass only. For more information, visit the Annual Pass page.

$20.00 off    
Disabled Veteran Discount
For more information on the Disabled Veteran Discount, visit the Annual Pass page.
50% off    

Camping Fees (Tent & RV)scroll-trigger

Single site camping PRICE
Camping Reservation Fee
- Non-refundable reservation fee
$8.00
Additional vehicles not in tow will be assessed a daily fee upon entering the park. $6
Developed sites
- Designated camping sites with electrical and water hook-ups, dump station access, restrooms, picnic tables and grills.
$30.00
Semi-Developed
- Designated camping site with restrooms, picnic tables, and grills
$20.00
Primitive camping
- Non-designated or designated site, no amenities
$12.00
Shaded RV Sites
- Designated camping sites with water and electricity provided, shade cover
$40.00

GROUP CAMPING

- Designated areas for large groups (adults 18 and over), restroom facilities within walking distance

 
Group Reservation fee
- Non-refundable reservation fee
$45.00
Small Group area
- Capacity for groups with 1 to 10 camping vehicles
$100.00
Midsized Group area
- Capacity for groups with 11 to 20 camping vehicles
$200.00
Large Group area
- Capacity for groups with 21 to 35 camping vehicles, some capacity restrictions apply at specific parks
$300.00

yOUTH CAMPING

- Designated areas for large groups of youth (aged 18 and younger, with parent), restroom facilities within walking distance

 
Youth Reservation fee
- Non-refundable reservation fee
$45.00
Small Youth group area
- 1 to 10 camping vehicles
$50.00
Midsized Youth Group area
- 11 to 20 camping vehicles
$100.00
Large Youth Group area
- 21 to 50 camping units, restrictions may apply at certain parks due to location capacity. For youth groups greater than 50, contact individual park for rates.
$150.00
Reservation Change/Transfer Fee
- Applies to all camping categories
$5.00
Reservation Cancellation Fee
- Applies to all camping categories
$10.00

Facility Rental Feesscroll-trigger

Day Use Picnic Areas PRICE PROPOSED
FEE
COMMENTS
Small Picnic Ramada Rental Fee
- 2 to 4 Picnic tables, capacity up to 32 individuals
$30.00    
Medium Picnic Ramada Rental Fee
- 6 to 10 Picnic tables, capacity up to 80 individuals
$55.00    
Large Picnic Ramada Rental Fee
- 12 to 16 Picnic Tables, capacity up to 128 individuals
$100.00    
Estrella Ballfield $10/hour    
Add lights $5/hour    
Amphitheater Rental
- Two (2) hour minimum rental is required
$30/hour    
Classroom Rental (Business Hours) $40/hour    
Classroom Rental (After Hours) $60/hour    
Meeting room (San Tan Park only) $25/hour $25/hour This proposed change is to name of the fee, removing "San Tan Park only." This change allows the same fee to be charged at any existing meeting rooms, including Lake Pleasant and Hassayampa River Preserve.
  PRICE
Special Use Permit Application fee $75.00
Amplified Music Fee $25.00
Photocopy Fee $0.50
NSF Returned Check fee $25.00
Bounce House Fee $10.00
Fee-based programming/Special Interest Classes
- As determined by Department
n/a
Coupon books, discounts, incentives
- Department may offer seasonal discounts, coupons, and promotional incentives
n/a

Desert Outdoor Center at Lake Pleasantscroll-trigger

DESERT OUTDOOR CENTER at LAKE PLEASANT PRICE PROPOSED 
FEE
COMMENTS
Reservation Fee
- Non-refundable reservation fee
$75.00    
SCHOOLS
- Rates are per person, 25 person minimum
     
Day Session $10.00    
Overnight Use
- Includes use of dormitories
$25.00    
ALL OTHER GROUPS
- Rates are per person, 25 person minimum
     
1/2 day $13.00    
Full Day $18.00    
Overnight Use
- Includes use of dormitories
$40.00    

Kitchen Rental
*applies to DOC Only

n/a $100 per day This proposed fee would reinstate the kitchen rental fee for the DOC that was eliminated in 2010. The fee would be charged for rental of the commercial kitchen during events when meal preparation is requested as part of the facility reservation.
wEDDING PACKAGES
- Labor Day through Memorial Day
     
Up to 99 people $3,000.00    
100-150 people $3,500.00    
150-200 people $4,000.00    
Each additional hour $500.00    
Each additional rehearsal hour $200.00    
Off-season Discount
- Memorial Day through Labor Day
$1,000.00    
Ceremony/Amphitheater Only $1,000.00    
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