Maricopa County Parks and Recreation

Park News

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  • Estrella Park 12/2/17 Some Trail Restrictions for Morning Foot Race

    Estrella Park will have some trials restricted on the morning of Saturday 12/2/17 due to a foot race. The race will start at the Regional Trail over by PIR near our Competitive Track. Trails used include Desert Rose, Gadsden, Butterfield, Toothaker, Rainbow, Dysart and Coldwater. The event will finish at the Coldwater Trailhead Area. Please use Trails in the Front Country of the park or go out the Rainbow Trail and watch for runners. Thank You... more details

  • Maricopa County Parks tell residents to Take A Hike

    Shhh, we have a secret to share with you! Has anyone ever told you that there is one day a year where it is perfectly acceptable to tell others to “take a hike?” Better yet, are you aware that this brazen day is fast approaching?... more details

  • Maricopa County parks honor veterans with gesture of appreciation

    As a small token of appreciation for the freedoms afforded to all Americans, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department will be honoring all veterans with Military Service Appreciation Day on Saturday, November 11. ... more details

  • Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department Works to Keep Proposed Fee Adjustments Modest

    The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department is proposing fee increases to several categories in order to be able to continue providing quality outdoor recreation experiences for visitors who use the parks and conservation areas. ... more details

  • Are you up to the challenge?

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

  • The Estrella Park Competitive Track will have limited access 10/17/17 to 11/23/17

    Access to the Estrella Park Competitive Track parking and trailhead area will be closed from 10/17/17 to 11/23/17 due to PIR and NASCAR races and camping closures. Please consider using the muliti-purpose trails in the main part of the park accessed at Vineyard and Casey Abbott roads. The competitive track is also accessible from the main part of the park using park trails and the Regional Trail. See park maps or call the Nature Center at 623-932-3811 for details.... more details

  • Maricopa County parks prepare to lift fire ban

    (Maricopa County) – The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will lift its annual fire ban on Monday, August 28. This allows park visitors to use campfires, fire pits, and charcoal grills. ​... more details

  • Maricopa County Parks Bring Back Free Camping Offer

    (Maricopa County) Beginning October 1, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department will bring back the Buy One, Get One campaign! The campaign allows park visitors who pay the camping fee for one night, or more, at a desert mountain county park to receive one night of equal or lesser value for free at any of the county’s desert parks during that same stay. ... more details

  • Go Wild for Flowers

    (Maricopa County) – Ahhh…spring is in the air and the wildflowers are blooming! Along with the warm temperatures comes the chance to view Mother Nature at her finest as she carpets the desert floor with an array of beautiful colors. ... more details

  • Prickly Pedal Racers Put The Pedal To The Metal

    (Maricopa County) – Last spring, hundreds of cyclists from around the country geared up for the inaugural Prickly Pedal Mountain Bike Race. They put the pedal to the metal, and raced along the Maricopa Trail from Lake Pleasant Regional Park towards the Town of Cave Creek.... more details

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