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Requesting Records

Requests for public records are available through the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation custodian of records. All requests must be made in writing and clearly state the records sought. If the records request is vague or broad in nature, the custodian of records may ask for further clarification or for the requester to be more specific about the records that are being requested.

Commercial Record Request Definition

Commercial Records are defined as: The use of a public record for the purpose of sale or resale including any of the following:

  • Producing a document containing all or part of the copy, printout, or
    photograph for sale; or
  • Obtaining of names and addresses from such public records for the
    purpose of solicitation, or for creating a list for resale; or
  • For any purpose in which the purchaser can reasonably anticipate the
    receipt of monetary gain from the direct or indirect use of such public
    records. (A.R.S. §39-121.03(D)).
Methods of Submitting A Public Records Request
Fax: (602) 372-8596
Email: maricopacountyparks@mail.maricopa.gov
Mail:

Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Morristown, AZ 85342

In person: Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Morristown, AZ 85342
Note: Submitting a request in person does not guarantee that the department will have the available resources immediately available to fulfill the request.
Additional Information

A number of legal provisions govern Maricopa County's response to any request for public information, including:

  1. Public Records Act, ARS §39-121 through §39-121.03.

  2. Open Meetings Act, ARS §38-431.

  3. Various information-specific state statutes and administrative regulations designating particular information as either subject to public access or as confidential.

  4. The body of law interpreting these provisions as reported in court decisions and opinions of the Arizona Attorney General. Maricopa County, as a public body, and its officers are responsible for maintaining all records reasonably necessary or appropriate to maintain an accurate knowledge of their activities. Permanent public records must be maintained in accordance with the requirements of ARS §39-101 and other state and federal laws. Other public records must be maintained in accordance with ARS §39-121.01(B) and (C) unless properly disposed of pursuant of ARS §41-1343 , §41-1347, and §41-1351.

Rocks and Streams Walk - Spur Cross
Beginning Desert Hiking - Usery Park
Taste the Desert: Mesquite - San Tan
**Time Change** Sonoran Desert Simplified - San Tan

Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 11/24/2014
Backyard Birding - Usery Park - 11/26/2014
Night Shredders - San Tan - 11/26/2014
Thursday Bird Walk - Usery Park - 11/27/2014
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike - San Tan - 11/28/2014
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell - Sonoran Trail- DIFFICULT - 11/28/2014
"Just for Kids" - Little Desert Explorers - Usery Park - 11/28/2014
Introduction to Desert Plants - Usery Park - 11/28/2014
The Geology of Arizona - Usery Park - 11/28/2014
Progressive Fitness Hike #5 - Usery Park - 11/29/2014
Basic Geocaching - McDowell - 11/29/2014
Saturday Bird Walk - Usery Park - 11/29/2014
Clay Mine Adventure! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 11/29/2014
Wildlife Safari - Usery Park - 11/29/2014
Shoreline Fishing Talk @ Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant - 11/29/2014
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 11/29/2014
Man on the Mountain: Historical Hike - San Tan - 11/29/2014
Things to Do At or Near Lake Pleasant - Lake Pleasant - 11/29/2014
Campground Nature Walk - Usery Park - 11/29/2014
Animal Flashlight Walk - San Tan - 11/29/2014
Stargazing For Everyone -Estrella Park - 11/29/2014
New to Arizona? - Usery Park - 11/30/2014
Become a Jr. Ranger - McDowell - 11/30/2014
Kids Series: The Saguaro Cactus -Estrella Park - 11/30/2014
The Desert Tortoise and Friends - McDowell - 11/30/2014
more...


General Park Hours
Sun-Thu: 6am-8pm
Fri-Sat: 6am-10pm
- 365 days a year 

Headquarters Admin Hours
Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm
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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