Maricopa County Parks and Recreation

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  • Maricopa County Parks challenge participants to trek hundreds of miles

    While everyone else in town is buzzing about looking for the best pumpkin spice latte and coordinating Halloween costumes, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department is preparing for the launch of their annual 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge on Friday, November 1.... more details

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  • Maricopa County parks prepare to lift the fire ban

    The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will lift its annual fire ban on Wednesday, October 9. This allows park visitors to use campfires, fire pits, and charcoal grills.... more details

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  • Maricopa County Parks receives Arizona Forward Award of Distinction

    On September 21, more than 650 business leaders, political officials, scholars, and community members filed into the 50th Anniversary Gala hosted by Arizona Forward to see who would take home the coveted Environmental Excellence Awards. Arizona Forward is an advocate for a balance between economic development and environmental quality and convenes business, community and civic leaders in thoughtful public dialogue on critical sustainability issues.... more details

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  • Buckeye Hills Regional Park gets energized

    After years of operating on solar power and diesel generators, Buckeye Hills Regional Park, a Maricopa County regional park located in the far west valley, has been energized! In 2016, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation and Facilities Management Departments began the planning process to bring electrical services to the park. However, that effort was stalled due to budget constraints. ... more details

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  • Board approves McDowell Mountain Regional Park Master Plan Update

    On March 19, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission recommended that the Plan be moved to the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors for review and final approval. Today, the Board voted unanimously to approve the McDowell Mountain Regional Park Master Plan Update.... more details

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  • BLM issues Vulture Mountains recreation lease to Maricopa County

    PHOENIX –The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) signed a lease agreement allowing the Parks and Recreation Department to enter into a Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) lease with the BLM Hassayampa Field Office. Under the lease, the parks department will be responsible for managing approximately 1,046 acres of public lands near Wickenburg, Arizona. ... more details

  • No Primitive Camping Available at Buckeye Hills Regional Park

    At this time primitive camping will not be offered at Buckeye Hills Regional Park. Suspension of this service goes into effect on January 21st 2018 with the last night of primitive camping being January 21st 2018... more details

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