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There are hundreds of picnic tables and sites throughout the Maricopa County Parks System. Many of these locations include a grill, with nearby restrooms. Some picnic sites are covered, allowing for hours of outdoor enjoyment. Covered ramadas are also available and make the ideal setting for a wedding, party, or group gathering. For a nominal fee, visitors can reserve an area within the park for a wide variety of activities.

Picnicking is available at these Maricopa County Parks. Click on the below links for more information on picnicking at the park, including site maps and group picnic sites.

 

**CANCELLED**McDowell Friday Fitness Hike-Tom's Thumb Trailhead
*CANCELLED* Eco-Tour of San Tan - San Tan
CANCELLED Get Fit with a Lake View Hike - Yavapai Point by way of S. Pipeline
Friday Fitness Series #5 ***CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER***
Desert Edibles Walk - Usery Park***CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER***
Hike the Wind Cave Trail - Usery Park***CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER***
All About Optics - Usery Park
CANCELLED Looking for Wild Burros on the Wild Burro Trail - Lake Pleasant
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn.
*NEW LOCATION* Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration and Sampler - White Tank Mtn.
Fireside with the Ranger! - Cave Creek Regional Park

San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 1/31/2015
Progressive Fitness Hike #3 - Usery Park - 1/31/2015
Arizona Wildlife Mythbusting -Estrella Park - 1/31/2015
Get Fit with a Lake View Hike (Series Finale) - Cottonwood and Yavapai Point Trails - 1/31/2015
Backyard Birding - Usery Park***CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER*** - 1/31/2015
Wilderness Survival Series #1 - Cave Creek Regional Park - 1/31/2015
Fishing and Other Things to Do Around Lake Pleasant - 1/31/2015
Wilderness Survival Series #2 - Cave Creek Regional Park - 1/31/2015
Petroglyph Hike -Estrella Park - 1/31/2015
Sonoran Desert 101 - McDowell - 1/31/2015
Wilderness Survival Series #3 - Cave Creek Regional Park - 1/31/2015
Wildlife Safari - Usery Park - 1/31/2015
History Short Walk with the Ranger - Lake Pleasant - 1/31/2015
Sunset Over Spur Cross - 1/31/2015
All About Kangaroo Rats - San Tan - 1/31/2015
Geology of the Grand Canyon - Usery Park - 1/31/2015
Moonlight Hike or Hikers Choice and Campfire - San Tan - 1/31/2015
Runners on the Pemberton Trail - McDowell - 2/1/2015
Photographic Safari! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/1/2015
Sonoran Desert 101 - Usery Park - 2/1/2015
Sunset/Moon Hike - McDowell - 2/1/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 2/2/2015
Wildflower Wednesday! - White Tank Mtn - 2/4/2015
Basics of Bird Watching - Usery Park - 2/4/2015
Hiker’s Choice Full Moon Hike and Campfire - Usery Park - 2/4/2015
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except holidays 

Maricopa County Parks & Recreation Dept.
The Headquarter Administrative Offices are located at:
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Unit Operations Center

Morristown, AZ 85342
Ph: 602-506-2930 or (928) 501-9200
Fax: (602)372-8596
maricopacountyparks@mail.maricopa.gov

 
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