Lake Pleasant Regional Park
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Morristown, AZ 85342
(602) 506-2930 ext. 1
Nature Center Hours:
Due to lack of staffing, the DISCOVERY CENTER will be closed until further notice. [NEW - Updated 4/21/2022]
Please visit the Park Updates page for additional park-specific information.
PARK WATER LEVELS: Despite a Tier 1 shortage declaration for Colorado River operations which began on Jan. 1, 2022, CAP is not expecting the Lake Pleasant water level to be significantly impacted this year. CAP expects the lake level to go down, but not outside normal historical operating ranges. Updated on: 3/9/2022
FIREWORKS: The annual fireworks display scheduled for Sunday, July 3, 2022, has been canceled. To learn more, click here. [NEW]
Main entrance: May 1 to October 31 - 5 am to 9 pm daily / November 1 to April 30 - 6 am to 8 pm daily / Please visit the Park Updates page for North Entrance information.
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.
Lake Pleasant is a water reservoir and is part of the Central Arizona Project waterway system – bringing water from the Lower Colorado River into Central and southern Arizona. Lake water levels can fluctuate throughout the course of the year, with the water typically reaching its highest level in the spring (March/April), and its lowest in the fall (October/November). The acreage of the water surface can fluctuate from over 3,000 acres to almost 10,000 acres at its fullest.
The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will initiate its annual fire...