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    Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation

    From caring for stately saguaros in Tucson Mountain Park to overseeing after-school recreation programs, we add a vital dimension to the lives of our residents and visitors. We invite you to hike and play in our parks or take one of the many classes we offer. We're working for you!

    For Immediate Release

    Easter Sunday at Agua Caliente Park
    Agua Caliente Park is open by permit only 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015. There are no permits remaining. There will be open access to the park after 4:00 p.m. The park closes at sunset.

    All Pima County Park Reservable Ramadas are Reserved on Easter Sunday. 

    George Mehl Family Foothills Park Access
    NRI CIPP Sewer Rehabilitation will require the west entrance to George Mehl Family Foothills Park to be closed on April 6 and 7 to remove pipe and repave; please use the entry at Pontatoc. On April 8 and 9 the Pontatoc entrance will be closed for pipe removal and repaving; please use the west entrance during this closure.

    Playground Closed for Repairs
    Thomas Jay and Flowing Wells Park playgrounds are closed for repairs until future notice.
    Ebonee Marie Moody Park playground closed April 6-10, 2015. 

    2015 Bond Election
    Pima County is in the process of planning for a 2015 bond election. You can learn more about the projects being considered for the Parks and Recreation category.
    The Loop Vendor Pilot Program will continue through April 2015. For more information.
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    Pima County established its Parks and Recreation Department in 1947 to serve urban and rural residents and guests by providing leisure-time destinations and services.


    Leading community efforts to conserve the Sonoran Desert and enhance the urban environment while providing quality recreational, educational, and leisure activities.


    Inspiring enjoyment of our natural resources, urban parks, and recreational program.

    Parklands Foundation
    The Pima County Parks Rules are adopted by the Pima County Board of Supervisors as the code of rules and regulations for Pima County parks and recreation areas pursuant to A.R.S. 11-935(B)(2) and 11-936.

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    Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation

    3500 W. River Road
    Tucson, AZ 85741

    (520) 724-5000

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