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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Maricopa County Parks challenge participants to trek hundreds of miles

100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge

While everyone else in town is buzzing about looking for the best pumpkin spice latte and coordinating Halloween costumes, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department is preparing for the launch of their annual 100 Miles in 100 Days Challe...

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Posted on: October 6, 2019

Maricopa County Parks receives Arizona Forward Award of Distinction

2019 Arizona Forward Award of Distinction

On September 21, more than 650 business leaders, political officials, scholars, and community members filed into the 50th Anniversary Gala hosted by Arizona Forward to see who would take home the coveted Environmental Excellence Awards. Arizona Forward is...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Maricopa County's regional parks prepare to lift annual fire ban

Fire Ban Lifted Graphic

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will lift its annual fire ban on Wednesday, October 9. This allows park visitors to use campfires, fire pits, and charcoal grills.

“With the cooler temperatures and several schools on fall break, we know ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Buy One, Get One Camping Promotion Returns to Maricopa County Parks

Campsite

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 one night, or more, at a desert mountain county...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Parks annual fire ban to be implemented on May 1

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Maricopa County regional parks set May 1 as the start date for annual fire ban

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will initiate its annual fire ban on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. “Given the abundance of rain we’ve received ...

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