Maricopa County

Project Overview


The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department is in the process of developing the Strategic Systems Master Plan: Parks Vision 2030. The purpose is to update the 2009 Strategic System Master Plan. This plan will include an assessment of the entire park system, including the county regional parks and trails as well as looking beyond park borders. The plan will identify opportunities to leverage success through partnerships to protect priority areas and enhance regional connectivity for people and wildlife.

The Strategic Systems Master Plan: Parks Vision 2030 will reflect the current park system, identify current community needs and concerns, review system-wide best practices, forecast future needs, and identify recreational trends that will continue to elevate the park system.

The main elements of the plan include:

  • Community Health and Well-Being
  • Quality of Life and the New Economy
  • Exceptional Visitor Experiences
  • Preserving Regional Natural Heritage
  • Sustaining and Maintaining Park Resources
  • Connected Landscapes and Trails

This plan will outline the long-range vision for the park system including 10, 20, and 50 years into the future, for both the public’s enjoyment and the long-term protection of natural and cultural resources.

Updated 2/22/2021


The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department held public meetings on November 8 and 10, 2021, to gather input from the community as part of the Parks Vision 2030 strategic system master planning process. 

Once you are done viewing the video above, please complete the Public Outreach Form below.

NOTE: Throughout the live meeting, attendees participated in pop-up polls. The pop-up polls are not visible in the recording; however, the information that appeared on the screen is read by the moderator for the viewers.

Updated 11/10/2021


The public outreach feedback form will be used to collect input from the community as part of the Parks Vision 2030 Master Plan process. Enter your contact information at the end of the form to be eligible for a drawing for five (5) Maricopa County regional park day-use entry passes. One lucky recipient will be selected.

The feedback form closes at 11:00 pm on Friday, December 10th.

El formulario de comentarios de alcance público se utilizará para recopilar comentarios de la comunidad como parte del proceso del Plan Maestro de la Visión 2030 de Parques. Ingrese su información de contacto al final del formulario para ser elegible para un sorteo de cinco (5) pases de entrada de uso diurno al parque regional del condado de Maricopa. Se seleccionará un destinatario afortunado.

El formulario de comentarios se cierra a las 11:00 pm el viernes 10 de diciembre.


Posted on 10/26/2021



Click below to join the Parks Vision 2030 contact list to receive updates.


Phone: 602-506-2930

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