Welcome to Lake Pleasant Regional Park

41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd. . Morristown, AZ 85342 . (602) 506-2930 ext. 1

Lake Pleasant Regional Park
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Morristown, AZ 85342
(602) 506-2930 ext. 1

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Nature Center Hours:

The DISCOVERY CENTER is open from 10 am to 4 pm - Friday thru Sunday. [NEW]

  • The Discovery Center restrooms will be closed until further notice. The nearest restroom facility is the Ringtail Day-Use Area. [NEW
  • Playground access is available while the Discovery Center is open, at the user's own risk. Park visitors should continue to maintain physical distancing (6 ft.) and are encouraged to wear masks while in the playground area, when appropriate.

PARK HOURS: Daily from 6 am to 8 pm. 

Additional changes specific to Lake Pleasant Regional Park include:


  • CONCRETE SPILLWAY. Closed for the season due to high water levels. [NEW
  • BOAT-IN CAMPING ONLY: Additional information can be found on the Boat-In Camping page.
  • DESIGNATED PRIMITIVE SHORELINE CAMPING: The Dirt Spillway Primitive Camp Area is now available. Access to the area can only be achieved currently via Sunset Ridge Road as the Concrete Spillway is underwater. Camping will be available on a first-come-first-served basis and sites will be limited. Shoreline camping is only permitted in designated areas for such use. Additional designated shoreline area opportunities will be available in future phases of the primitive camping rollout. Keep checking the website for updates.

  • Park Headquarters and Operations Cove remain closed.

NORTH ENTRANCE (4-lane boat ramp)

  • Closed on Monday and Tuesday each week.
  • Temporarily open Wed./Thurs./Fri./Sat./Sun. from 6 a.m. – 4 p.m. - gate closes/locks at 4 p.m. ALL visitors must depart by 4 p.m. 
  • Beginning April 12, the North Entry will only be open Fri./Sat./Sun. from 6 a.m. – 4 p.m. due to a modification project to the North Entry Station.  The construction is expected to last thru May 10.  Check back for updates to the schedule. [NEW]
  • Shoreline camping is not available in this area. [NEW]
  • Fireman's Cove and the shoreline within the cove are now open for day-use visits. [NEW]
  • Access is currently permitted for hikers at the Cottonwood Day-Use Area, watercraft launchers from 4-Lane Boat Ramp, and shoreline day-use access within Fireman's Cove. No shoreline access at Cottonwood Cove until further notice.  [NEW]
  • CASTLE CREEK/4-LANE BOAT RAMP: Ramp is all that will be open.


  • Upper parking lot access available year-round.
  • Middle parking lot access is expected to be available from January to March. 
  • Agua Fria boat launch parking area is projected to be available at the end of February through March/April.  [NEW] 
  • Check the Agua Fria Fishing Schedule page for updates.

A complete list of park updates can be found at https://www.maricopacountyparks.net/park-updates/

Park Hours
Sunday thru Saturday: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.

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Welcome to Lake Pleasant Regional Park.  One of the most scenic water recreation areas in the “Valley of the Sun,” this northwest Valley park is a recreationist’s dream. Read More Read Less

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