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FIRE BAN INFORMATION
Effective
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - Thursday, September 3, 2015 (Tentative)
Maricopa County's regional parks will initiate the annual fire ban. This includes banning the use of all
campfire, fire pits and charcoal grills; however, it is still acceptable to use gas/propane grills in designated areas such as the ramada areas, semi-developed and developed camping sites, and along the shoreline at Lake Pleasant Regional Park.
If the parks do not receive ample rain during the monsoon season, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department
may extend the fire ban to protect the parks resources and ensure visitor safety. To learn more, click here.

Lake Pleasant Regional Park offers two group picnic areas for large group picnics, weddings, birthday parties, and office parties. The ramadas all have lights, electrical outlets, cement slabs, large grills and parking areas nearby. 

These ramadas can be reserved for a fee in four-hour increments. To schedule a group picnic, contact the Events Coordinator at 602-372-7460 ext. 200. If not marked as reserved, they are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Ramada Reservation Fees
Ramada Map

Ramada A - located between the 10-lane boat ramp and Roadrunner campground.
4 picnic tables with barbecue grills and 9 adjoining tables.

Ramada B - located between the 10-lane boat ramp and Roadrunner campground.
4 tables with 8 adjoining tables. The adjoining tables do not have grills. This area allows parking for 28 vehicles, including one handicap parking space. Drinking water and restrooms are available in this area.

Desert Tortoise Day Use Area - located at the end of Desert Tortoise Road off of South Park Road.  10 covered picnic tables with grills. Drinking water and restrooms are available in this area; parking for 14 vehicles and one handicap parking space.

Cottonwood Day Use Area - located at the North Entrance. 23 picnic tables and barbecue grills; no covered picnic tables. Drinking water and restrooms are available in this area; parking for 25 vehicles and one handicap parking space. Open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunset Ridge Area – located at the crest of Sunset Ridge Road overlooking the lake but not on the water.  21 covered picnic sites with grills.  No amenities are available at this location but there is a port-a-john for restroom. 

 


Wet 'n' Wild "Cactus Bingo" Hike - Yavapai Lower Loop Trail - Lake Pleasant - 8/6/2015
History of Water in the Lake Pleasant Area - 8/7/2015
FREE Introduction to Kayaking Classroom Presentation at Cabela's - 8/7/2015
"Get Wet Beginner Kayaking" Program On-water Skills Course - 8/8/2015
***CANCELLED*** Pleasant Paddlers Program - Easy Paddle Tour of Lake Pleasant - 8/12/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Exploring the Eastern Coves of Lake Pleasant - 8/13/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Easy Paddle Tour of Lake Pleasant - 8/20/2015
FREE Introduction to Kayaking Classroom Presentation at Cabela's - 8/21/2015
"Get Wet Beginner Kayaking" Program On-water Skills Course - 8/22/2015
"Scenic Lookout" Hike to Yavapai Point - Lake Pleasant - 8/27/2015
Full Moon Scenic Hike - Lake Pleasant - 8/28/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Wet 'n' Wild Sunset and Full Moon Paddle Tour - Lake Pleasant - 8/29/2015
Know and Go Scorpion Hunt - Lake Pleasant - 9/4/2015
Get Wet Cool Exploring Hike - Lake Pleasant - 9/5/2015
FREE Introduction to Kayaking Classroom Presentation at Cabela's - 9/11/2015
"Get Wet Beginner Kayaking" Program On-water Skills Course - 9/12/2015
Hike and Splash - Lake Pleasant - 9/18/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Easy Paddle Tour of Lake Pleasant - 9/19/2015
FREE Beginner Canoeing Classroom Presentation at Cabela's - 9/25/2015
NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY LAKE PLEASANT CLEAN UP - 9/26/2015
Beginner Flatwater Canoeing On-water Skills Course - 9/26/2015
Full Lunar Eclipse through Large Telescopes Event - 9/27/2015
"Sunrise Lookout" Hike to Yavapai Point - Lake Pleasant - 10/2/2015
Sunset Flashlight Hike to Yavapai Point - Lake Pleasant - 10/8/2015
Hike Into a Desert Forest! at Lake Pleasant - 10/9/2015
more...


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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
lakepleasant@mail.maricopa.gov

For GPS entry: Lake Pleasant Visitor Center
                       Overlook Road
                       Peoria, AZ

 
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