Grand Opening Celebration


Please join the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department and Maricopa Trail and Park Foundation as they celebration the Grand Opening of the Maricopa Trail. The event will take place on Saturday, November 17 at 10 am at Cave Creek Regional Park located at 37900 E. Cave Creek Parkway, Cave Creek, AZ 85331.

The festivities will begin at 10 am in the park's amphitheater followed by the installation of the Maricopa Trail kiosk and dedication branding ceremony at the Overton Trailhead. Immediately following, guests are invited to join the interpretive rangers for guided hikes in the park, and light refreshments.

To help celebrate this momentous occasion, the following partners and agencies will be on site to share information on the services they provide the community:

And, since November 17 is National Take a Hike Day, the department will be waiving the day-use park entry fee into ALL of Maricopa County's regional park's so park visitors may participate in the abundance of Maricopa Trail/National Take a Hike Day celebrations taking place systemwide. Below is a list of activities for each park: