Maricopa County Parks and Recreation

Park News

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  • Maricopa County Parks seeks community input

    This plan will build on the 2009 plan and incorporate the legacy of the original 1965 system master plan by focusing on the impact of growth on natural resources and enhancing the quality of life by providing access to nature. The plan will also focus on looking outside of existing park boundaries and expanding the lens to include park and open space opportunities across Maricopa County to best serve the needs of current and future generations of county residents and park visitors.... more details

  • Buy One, Get One Camping Promotion Returns to Maricopa County Parks

    Who’s ready to enjoy a free night's stay in one of Maricopa County’s regional parks? Starting October 1, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department is bringing back its popular Buy One, Get One camping promotion! The promotion allows park visitors who pay the camping fee for one night, or more, at a participating desert mountain county park to receive one night of equal or lesser value for free during that same stay. ... more details

  • Fire restrictions increased in Maricopa Countys regional parks

    Effective Tuesday, May 25, smoking in Maricopa County’s regional parks will be prohibited, except within an enclosed vehicle or at developed recreation sites such as parking lots and campsites. Individuals who smoke in designated areas are being asked to please ensure all materials are fully extinguished before leaving the area.... more details

  • The economic impact of Maricopa Countys open space park system

    Now, more than ever, communities are relying on their local parks and recreation departments for outdoor recreation, health and wellness, and safe open spaces. A well-run park system is not only an amenity, it should support the local economy.... more details

  • How to minimize your impact on parks and preserves

    Over the past year, many businesses have had to rethink their business models to make concessions during COVID-19. When the pandemic first began, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department anticipated a drop in park visitation. However, it quickly became apparent that with local venues around the valley closed, outdoor spaces such as local parks and preserves were in high demand.... 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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