Maricopa County Parks and Recreation

Park News

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Maricopa County parks include smoking restrictions as part of fire ban

    (Maricopa County) – The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department initiated its annual fire ban on May 8. Now, the Department is taking additional steps to protect the parks due to the extremely dry conditions. Effective Monday, June 26, smoking in Maricopa County parks will be prohibited, except within an enclosed vehicle or at developed recreation sites such as parking lots, picnic ramadas or campsites. ... more details

  • County Parks set May 8 as start date for annual fire ban

    (Maricopa County) – The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will initiate its annual fire ban on Monday, May 8.... more details

  • Wildlife Selfies

    (Maricopa County) – What goes on at the watering hole at Cave Creek Regional Park doesn’t necessarily always stay in the park. That’s right, it could end up on Facebook! So, the parks critters should always make sure they’re minding their Ps & Qs, and smile big for the camera as they take their wildlife selfies. ... 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

  • County Proclaims December Parks and Trails Month

    The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors proclaimed December as Maricopa County Parks and Trails Month. ... more details

  • Maricopa County Parks are telling residents to Take A Hike

    (Maricopa County) – Have you ever wanted to tell someone to take a hike? In November, you’ll have a chance to do just that!... more details

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