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 Events for White Tank Mtn 
<August 2014>

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 through Friday, August 29, 2014
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.

Construction on 303

With the continued construction of the 303, some directions are in order if you plan to come out to visit the park.

NORTH:The 303 is basically complete from Glendale avenue north and there is no longer an off ramp for Olive Ave. So coming from the north on the 303, you will need to exit at Peoria Ave, go west (right) to Cotton lane, turn left on Cotton lane, then right on Olive Ave.

SOUTH:From the South there is still construction happening and the 303/Cotton lane ramp/area is closed. From I-10, I recommend taking Pebble Creek exit (before Cotton lane/303 exit). Go north to Indian School. Take a left (west) on Indian School to Sarival Ave which is just before the 303. Indian School is closed at the 303 for construction at this time. Turn right on Sarival Ave and go north until Northern Ave. Turn left on Northern and go to Cotton lane or Citrus Ave. Turn right and follow until Olive Ave. Turn left and proceed to gate.

You can find more information at

From central Phoenix, take I -10 west 18 miles to Hwy 303. North on Hwy 303 to Olive. West 4 miles on Olive to the White Tank Mountain Regional Park entrance.


What About Water? - White Tank Mtn. - 8/21/2014
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 8/29/2014
Family Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 9/5/2014
Adult Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 9/6/2014
Sonoran Story and Play Time - White Tank Mtn. - 9/10/2014
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 9/12/2014
Early Morning Fitness Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 9/13/2014
Early Bird Walk and Program - White Tank Mtn. - 9/20/2014
"Desert General Store" Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 9/24/2014
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 9/26/2014
Super Scorpion Search - White Tank Mtn. - 9/26/2014
Library Series - Animals in Arizona Archaeology - White Tank Mtn. - 9/27/2014
Desert Wash Discovery - White Tank Mtn. - 10/1/2014
Plants of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 10/9/2014
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 10/10/2014
Family Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 10/10/2014
Library Program - Venomous Creatures of the Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 10/11/2014
Adult Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 10/11/2014
Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration and Sampler - White Tank Mtn. - 10/17/2014
History of the White Tanks - White Tank Mtn. - 10/18/2014
Sunrise Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 10/23/2014
Black Rock Archaeology Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 10/25/2014
Library Program - The Big Green - White Tank Mtn. - 10/25/2014
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 10/25/2014
Halloween Party - White Tank Mtn. - 10/31/2014

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Sun. - Sat: 8am - 4pm

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Mon. - Sat: 8am - 4pm
Sunday: Closed

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White Tank Mountain Regional Park
20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road
Waddell, AZ 85355    mailing address
Ph: 623-935-2505  Fax: 602-372-8596
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