Maricopa County Parks and Recreation

Fees

Maricopa County Parks and Recreation is proposing revisions to the User Fee Schedule. These recommendations are necessary to bring the user fees more closely in line with typical fees for similar system and to recover fees for services provided. Revenue generated for these fees will remain in the Park System and will be utilized to pay for operations and maintenance of the Maricopa County's Regional Park System.

Unless specifically noted below, no changes will be made to existing user fees. The following changes have been recommended by the Department:

Park Entry Feesscroll-trigger

placeholder do not deleate PRICE Proposed Fee proposed change last update
Vehicle entry, all parks $6.00 $7.00 $1.00 increase 8/13/2007 
Mountain Parks
11/4/2009
Lake Pleasant
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 years are free
$3.00      

Hassayampa River Preserve Conservation Area Entry
- Children under 12 years are free
Below fees valid through 12/31/2017:
- TNC Members - $3 per entry
- Friends of Hassayampa members - free entry for two adults

$5.00/person      

Discount Coupon Books

3 coupons for $15 (a $3 saving)

5 coupons for $24 (a $6 saving)

10 coupons for $45 (a $15 saving)

       
Proposed changes to Park Entry Fees is for day‐use vehicle entry fees for all Maricopa County Parks with the exception of Spur Cross Conservation Area and Hassayampa River Preserve.  

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placeholder do not deleate PRICE proposed fee proposed change last update

Annual Day-Use Entry Pass

  •  Allows card holder to access all Maricopa County Parks
  • You may purchase your Annual Pass at any Maricopa County park location.
$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 $20.00 $5.00 increase 5/7/2014
Replacement card for lost/stolen card $3.00 $5.00 $2.00 increase 12/7/2016

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      
Hike/Bike/Equestrian Annual pass N/A $30.00 NEW N/A
Proposed changes for Annual Passes includes additional and replacement cards and a new annual pass category for our Hike/Bike/Equestrian visitors.

Camping Fees (Tent & RV)scroll-trigger

Single site camping PRICE proposed fee proposed change last update
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 $32.00 $2.00 increase 5/7/2014
Semi-Developed
- Designated camping site with restrooms, picnic tables, and grills
$20.00 $22.00 $2.00 increase 5/7/2017
Primitive camping
- Non-designated or designated site, no amenities (Only available at Lake Pleasant and McDowell Mountain)
$12.00 $15.00 $3.00 increase 5/7/2014
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      
Early Check Out Fee
Applies to all camping categories
$0.00 $15.00 NEW N/A

Facility Rental Feesscroll-trigger

Day Use Picnic Areas PRICE
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 $25/hour
  PRICE proposed fee proposed change last update
Special Use Permit Application fee $75.00 $100.00 $25.00 increase 11/4/2009
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
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

$100/day

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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