Maricopa County Parks and Recreation

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  • 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

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  • Pardon Our Dust

    (Wickenburg) – On Monday, August 21, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will temporarily close the Hassayampa River Preserve, located in Wickenburg.... more details

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  • 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

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  • Lake Pleasant Regional Park to celebrate Fourth of July

    (Morristown) – The Fourth of July is quickly approaching! Pack up the kids, neighbors and friends and make plans to witness one of the finest firework displays in the Valley at Lake Pleasant Regional Park on Monday, July 3rd! Better yet, make it a memorable day by adding activities such as boating, a refreshing dip in the lake or a picnic under a shaded ramada to your schedule... more details

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  • Joe Foss Shooting Complex to Temporarily Close

    (Buckeye) – On June 25, the Joe Foss Shooting Complex at Buckeye Hills Regional Park will temporarily close to the public while Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department fleshes out contract negotiations with a potential new operator.... more details

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  • 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

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  • Board Approves Maricopa Trail Agreement with Scottsdale

    April 12, 2017— The footprint of the growing Maricopa Trail will now be seen in Scottsdale.... more details

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  • High water levels at lake limit shoreline access

    (Morristown) – As temperatures begin to warm up, locals and tourists alike have begun flocking to valley lakes in hopes of securing a space along the shoreline to camp, fish, swim, or simply dip their toes in the water.... more details

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  • Board Approves Hassayampa River Preserve Agreement

    WICKENBURG– March 23, 2017 –The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted this week to add another jewel to the Parks and Recreation Department’s crown.... more details

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