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 By AZBW    Camping    October 1, 2018 

Arizona - Maricopa County Parks Bring Back Free Camping Promotion

Beginning October 1, Maricopa County's Parks and Recreation Department will bring back the popular Buy One, Get One camping promotion! The promotion allows park visitors who pay the camping fee for...

 
 By Jim Allen    Events   

U. S. Congressman Paul Gosar Tours Lake Pleasant

I had the privilege this past week of touring Lake Pleasant in the company of Congressman Paul Gosar. Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S., is serving his fourth term in Congress as the Representative from...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    July 1, 2018

Increased Fire Restrictions Implemented

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department initiated its annual fire ban on May 1. Now, the department is taking additional steps to protect the parks due to the extremely dry conditions....

 
 By AZBW    RVing    April 1, 2018

Maricopa County Parks Fee Adjustment

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve a modest adjustment to several park and recreation fees. Revised fees include the following: • Day-use entry; • Camping and...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2018

Arizona Bald Eagle Breeding Season Leads To Restrictions

Each year as part of its highly successful program to manage and conserve bald eagles in the state, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) asks outdoor recreationists, aircraft pilots, drone...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    December 1, 2017

Maricopa County Parks

TAKE A HIKE -- Maricopa County is home to one of the largest regional parks systems in the nation with more than 120,000 acres of open space parks that include hundreds of miles of trails. More...

 
 By AZBW    Camping    September 1, 2017

Maricopa County Parks Bring Back Free Camping Offer

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,...

 
 By AZBW    Shooting Sports    August 1, 2017

Joe Foss Shooting Complex Is Temporarily Closed

The Joe Foss Shooting Complex at Buckeye Hills Regional Park is temporarily closed to the public while Maricopa County's Parks and Recreation Department fleshes out contract negotiations with a...

 
 By AZBW    Wildlife    July 1, 2017

Wildlife Selfies

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...

 
 By AZBW    Camping    April 1, 2017

Lake Pleasant, AZ - High Water Levels - Paddlefest Was Great This Year

April 10, 2017 - Want to see all the great happenings at Paddlefest this year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTgWKOv6GTU As temperatures begin to warm up, locals and tourists alike have begun...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    April 1, 2017

Lake Pleasant, AZ - Motorized Access Opens For Agua Fria River

Motorized access to the upper arm of the Agua Fria River at Lake Pleasant will again be available thanks to a special development project of the Arizona Game and Fish Department's Boating Access...

 

Arizona - Go Wild For Flowers!

Ahhh...spring is in the air and the wildflowers are blooming! Along with the warm temperatures comes the chance to view Mother Nature at her finest as she carpets the desert floor with an array of beautiful colors. While some may curse the allergies...

 

Morristown, AZ - High water levels at lake limit available shoreline for day-use and camping activities

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...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    January 1, 2017

100 Miles In [Under] 100 Days

Back by popular demand, Maricopa County's Parks and Recreation Department last month rolled out the 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge. "This is the sixth year Parks has offered the 100 Miles in 100 Days...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    November 1, 2016

Come Explore Lake Pleasant Regional Park Discovery Center

(Morristown) – As the manager of more than 120,000 acres of pristine Sonoran Desert, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department takes pride in having the resources to connect people with...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    April 1, 2016

County Parks Greet Spring With A Fresh New Look

After months of planning and development, Maricopa County's Parks and Recreation Department has unveiled a fresh, new Web site. "We're very excited about our new look," said R.J. Cardin, Maricopa...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    February 1, 2016

Find Your Park In Arizona

Winter in Phoenix is a beautiful thing! There is so much going on: great events every weekend, the sun shines (almost) every day, and the temperature is just right. It is an ideal time to get out in t...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

34rd Annual Archaeology Expo At Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

(Phoenix, AZ - February 18, 2016) - For the entire month of March 2016, the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)/Arizona State Parks (ASP) is coordinating activities throughout the state for the...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    January 1, 2016

Managing And Conserving Arizona's Natural, Cultural And Recreational Resources

Managing and conserving Arizona's natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people, both in our Parks and through our Partners. Winter in Phoenix is a beautiful thing! There...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    December 1, 2015

Desert Troon Companies Named 25-Year Concessionaire Of Scorpion Bay Marina

Desert Troon Companies, a Scottsdale-based real estate development and investment firm, is pleased to announce that the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has approved the transfer of the Concession...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    December 1, 2015

Maricopa County Parks Are Telling Residents To'Take A Hike'

Have you ever wanted to tell someone to take a hike? Now you have a chance (make that chances) to do just that. This year, Maricopa County's Parks and Recreation Department celebrated National Take A...

 
 By AZBW    Events   

Are You Up To The Challenge?

(Maricopa County) Back by popular demand, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department will roll out the 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge on Sunday, November 1. “This is the fifth year...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    November 1, 2015

Economic Impact Of Maricopa County's Open-Space Park System Reported

Have you ever wondered about the value and benefits your local park system brings to your community? Maricopa County's Parks and Recreation Department has, and as a result, conducted an economic...

 
 By MCP    Wildlife    November 1, 2015

Maricopa County Parks Are Telling Residents To 'Take A Hike!'

(Maricopa County) – Have you ever wanted to tell someone to take a hike? Later this month, you’ll have a chance to do just that! This year, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department will be celebrating National Take A Hike Day on...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    November 1, 2015

Desert Troon Companies Named 25-Year Concessionaire of Scorpion Bay Marina at Lake Pleasant

Desert Troon Companies, a Scottsdale-based real estate development and investment firm, is pleased to announce that the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has approved the transfer of the Concession...

 

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