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 By WOT    RVing    September 1, 2020

Fire Restrictions

At Press Time, This Is The State Lands Information One spark is all it takes! • On Friday, Aug. 14, Stage I fire restrictions were re-implemented to state lands within Coconino County - SOUTH of... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Events   

Lake Pleasant Changes

With approximately 10,000 surface acres of water, Lake Pleasant Regional Park is known as one of the most scenic water recreation areas in the valley. Each weekend, thousands of residents visit the... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    December 1, 2019

Bald Eagle Breeding Season

Outdoor Recreationists, Pilots And Drone Operators Asked To Avoid Bald Eagle Nest Areas Arizona's bald eagles are back and they will soon be working on the next generation of eagles at breeding sites... Full story

 

Maricopa County Parks Fire Ban

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department initiated its annual fire ban at the first of May. “Given the abundance of rain we’ve received this year, we’ve had an outstanding wildflower... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2019

Eagles Have Landed

The camera is set, zoomed in and ready to broadcast the day-to-day life of a pair of bald eagles hoping to raise a family inside their nest at Lake Pleasant Regional Park. In mid-December, the... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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.... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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,... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 By AZBW    RVing    October 1, 2015
Arizona Boating & Watersports

Maricopa County's Regional Parks Repeat 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,... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Events   

Lake Pleasant Celebrates Fourth Of July

(Morristown) – The Fourth of July is quickly approaching! Pack up the kids, neighbors and friends and make plans to witness one of the finest firework displays in the Valley at Lake Pleasant... Full story

 

Estrella Mountain Regional Park Seeks Input on Master Plan Update

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department is currently updating the 1988 Master Plan for Estrella Mountain Regional Park and is seeking input from the community. The goal of the Park Master Plan is to develop a long-range vision for the... Full story

 

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