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 Events for Lake Pleasant 
<December 2015>

Lake Pleasant Regional Park offers over four miles of trails for pedestrain use only. Park trails range in length from .5 mile to 2 miles and moderate in difficulty.

The Pipeline Canyon Trail is the designated hiking trail at Lake Pleasant Regional Park. A floating bridge has been installed to connect the trail during high water levels.

The Visitor Center Trail is a half-mile, easy trail which connects the Roadrunner Campground to the Visitor Center. This trail has interconnecting loops and some interpretive signage which makes it an ideal hike for visitors to stroll about, while enjoying the desert. Access to the Visitor Center Trail is from the northwest corner of the Visitor Center parking lot.

The Roadrunner Trail is a scenic 1.5-mile trail which overlooks Lake Pleasant and links the Visitor Center with picnic areas A, B, and the 10-lane boat ramp. There are a number of smaller trails that lead to the lake from the Roadrunner Trail. Access to the Roadrunner Trail is from the northeast corner of the Visitor Center parking lot. 

Always remember to carry plenty of water and let someone know where you are going.


Cottonwood Trail Exploring Hike - Lake Pleasant - 12/4/2015
Lake Pleasant and It's History - Lake Pleasant - 12/4/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Easy Paddle Tour of Lake Pleasant - 12/5/2015
Scenic Hike to Yavapai Point - Lake Pleasant - 12/5/2015
Walk and Learn with the Ranger Family Hike - Lake Pleasant - 12/5/2015
Beardsley Trail Long Hike - Lake Pleasant - 12/11/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - In Search of Bald Eagles Agua Fria Paddle (Experienced Paddlers Only) - 12/12/2015
In Search of Wildlife on the Cottonwood Trail - Lake Pleasant - 12/12/2015
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 9AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 12/18/2015
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 11AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 12/18/2015
Exploring with the Ranger Hike - Lake Pleasant - 12/19/2015
New Years Day Scenic Hike - Yavapai Point Trail - Lake Pleasant - 1/1/2016
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Paddle Tour of Waddell Dam and the Eastern Shore (Experienced Paddlers) - 1/2/2016
Exploring the Shoreline with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 1/2/2016
Sunrise Super Hike - Lake Pleasant - 1/9/2016
**RESCHEDULED** The Lake Pleasant Discovery Center Grand Opening is being changed to March - 1/9/2016
Hike with a Hill - Very Fun Fitness Hike at Lake Pleasant - 1/14/2016
Scenic Walk above the Shoreline - Lake Pleasant - 1/15/2016
The People Who Made Lake Pleasant - Ranger Talk - 1/15/2016
Scenic Fitness Hike to Yavapai Point - Lake Pleasant - 1/16/2016
Nature Hike with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 1/16/2016
Talking Fishing with Fisherman Frank - Lake Pleasant - 1/16/2016
Stay Fit on Trails In and Around Lake Pleasant Regional Park - 1/21/2016
Yavapai Point Fitness Hike from South Pipeline Canyon Trailhead - Lake Pleasant - 1/22/2016
Investigating the Desert with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 1/23/2016

Park Hours
Open 24hrs
- 365 days a year
Nature Center Hours
The nature center is currently closed for renovations. We apologize for the inconvenience, and look forward to assisting you in the upgraded facility in the Fall of 2015.

Lake Pleasant Regional Park
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Morristown, AZ 85342
Entry Station 1-928-501-1710
Fax 602-372-8596

For GPS entry: Lake Pleasant Visitor Center
                       Overlook Road
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