Welcome to Lake Pleasant Regional Park

41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd. . Morristown, AZ 85342 . (602) 506-2930 ext. 2

Lake Pleasant Regional Park
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Morristown, AZ 85342
(602) 506-2930 ext. 2

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Nature Center Hours:

The Discovery Center is now open daily from 10 am to 4 pm, until further notice. 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. [NEW].

PARK HOURS: Daily from 6 am to 8 pm. [NEW]

Additional changes specific to Lake Pleasant Regional Park include:


  • CONCRETE SPILLWAY. Open for day-use access only (when water levels are adequate).
  • BOAT-IN CAMPING ONLY: Additional information can be found on the Boat-In Camping page.
  • Designated primitive camping scheduled to be available in late January within the designated area of the Dirt Spillway. Camping will be available on a first-come-first-served basis and sites will be limited. Additional designated shoreline area opportunities will be available in future phased rollouts. 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. [NEW]
  • Shoreline camping and shoreline access will remain closed.
    • Designated shoreline camping access to Cottonwood Creek/Cove area is scheduled for late Fall 2021 [NEW] 
  • Access is currently permitted for hikers at the Cottonwood Day-Use Area or watercraft launchers from 4-Lane Boat Ramp. No shoreline access at Fireman's or Cottonwood Cove until further notice. 
  • 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 not currently available due to low water levels, limited staffing, and repairs needed to the riverbed crossing. Access anticipated to be available on a limited basis to the launch area in early February for the season. Check the Agua Fria Fishing Schedule page for updates.
  • Water levels are low and require about a two (2) mile hike down from the parking lot along the riverbed to reach the lake. Must stay on designated trails, roadway, or below the disturbed/high water level marks of the riverbed/shoreline.

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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