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Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park Events

BOYCE THOMPSON ARBORETUM STATE PARK Even more Workshops, Hikes & Walks this weekend while you enjoy our beautiful flowers and gardens. Learn More

Red Rock State Park Watercolor Painting Event.

RED ROCK STATE PARKSee the Red Rocks, Paint the Red Rocks, then take a lasting memory home. Learn how to capture the beauty of Sedona in this painting class. Learn More

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park Book Event 2-28 @ 7pm
Soak in the history of the Colorado River without getting wet at this book event recounting the 1st 100 River Runners.
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Online Campground Reservations

15 Parks offer 24/7 Online Campground & Camping Cabins Reservations. Pick your favorite site early! Learn More

Arizona State Parks RangerCam 2015

Looking for Flowers? Arizona's State Parks have some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Extra rain this winter has allowed some of our Parks to start showing off their colors across the state. See the latest flowers and updates from our Rangers on our brand new RangerCam website. Learn More

Archaeology Month Graphic. March 07, 2015 - Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park.

YUMA QUARTERMASTER SHP. Are you ready for the 2015 Arizona Archaeology Expo? Come celebrate Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month with us at the Historic Yuma Quartermaster Depot SHP. Click here to see the many great activities going on here, and around the state.

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FAMILY CAMPOUT March 7 - June 7. Designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors! You will learn how to set up a tent and an introduction to cooking outside, plus much more, all while camping! Learn More

Kartchner Caverns® Reservations for new Headlamp Tours. For more information, please visit

Visit Kartchner Caverns and witness a 200,000 year old "Living Cave". Create an Adventure that the whole family will love. Tours available daily. Learn More

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Love the Parks? Want to go more often? Then purchase an Annual Pass online and enjoy the beauty of Your State Parks every day! Learn More

Re-enactors from the Civil War in the Southwest event at Picacho Peak State Park. For more info, visit:

PICACHO PEAK SP March 21-22. Join hundreds of spectators to watch re-enactments of an Arizona Civil War skirmish and the New Mexico battles of Glorieta & Val Verde. Visitors travel from around the country to experience historic battle re-enactments complete with lifestyles of the soldiers in the southwest during the 1860s. Join in on the historic fun! Learn More

Yarnell Hill Memorial Fund to support the purchase of land and the building of a memorial for the Granite Mountain Hotshots.

Get the latest updates on board meetings, media coverage or donate to support the memorial fund. Learn More

Oracle Re-Opens for Weekends

Oracle SP is open weekends. Take a tour of the historic Kannally Ranch House or see a 30 painting art exhibition by Lee Kannally! Learn More


Many Arizona State Parks can host your Wedding with romantic locations, unforgettable scenery, casual ceremonies, and an affordable outdoor setting! Learn More

AZ State Parks Green Guides are now available in English & Spanish at:

Looking for information on all of Arizona State Parks? Check out a PDF of our Green Guide, in English & Spanish. Create Your Adventure Today! Learn More

Re-enactors from the Civil War in the Southwest event at Picacho Peak State Park. For more info, visit:

Two, Three or Four Wheeled Excitement Awaits!
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Long Term Camping

Two Parks now offer Long Term Camping — up to 84 days. Alamo Lake SP (Oct. – March), Learn More and Cattail Cove SP (Jan. – April), Learn More

Event Calendar

Learn about upcoming events and activities around the state at many Arizona State Parks. Learn More

Junior Ranger Program

Kids can pledge to do their part to help preserve the beauty of the parks for everyone to enjoy. Hours of fun activities to download! Watch video promo! Learn More

Camping Cabins

Camping Cabins offer beds, heating, cooling, & electricity. Just bring bedding & cookware! Accessible by car with restrooms & showers nearby! Learn More

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Family Campout Program

Family Campout Program Spring & Summer dates have been announced. Registration now open! Learn More
Become A Fan

Thanks to your support, AZ State Parks passed 32,700 Likers! Like AZ State Parks (External Link)

Volunteer Programs

We need Volunteers to ensure that our resources are protected, our amenities are at their best, and that visitors enjoy an unforgettable experience! Learn More

Foundation & Friends Groups

The ASP Foundation provides advocacy, fund-raising & friend-raising. Friends Groups support specific parks, and many new groups have been started! Learn More

Adopt a Cactus

Friends of Lost Dutchman SP Volunteer Patricia Carter shares her story and explains about the New Adopt a Cactus program. Learn More

Adopt a Cactus

The Friends of Catalina SP invite you to Adopt a Saguaro. There are over 5,000 Saguaro at the park. Learn More

Special Features

Read Spring Issue of Arizona Watch (New)
Kartchner Caverns Discovery Center Scavenger Hunt (New)
Boating Safety Downloadable Coloring Book (New)

Evening Slide Presentation SeriesConserving Arizona's Treasures

Arizona State Parks protects and preserves 30 State Parks and Natural Areas. The agency also includes the State Trails Program, outdoor-related Grants Program, the State Historic Preservation Office, as well as the Off-Highway Vehicle Program, and more. Arizona State Parks provides over 1,400 camping and RV sites throughout the parks and manages 8 of the top 25 most visited natural attractions in Arizona.* Select parks now have online reservations!

Mission Statement: Managing and conserving Arizona’s natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people, both in our Parks and through our Partners.

Vision Statement: Arizona State Parks is indispensable to the economies, communities, and environments of Arizona.

Contact Arizona State Parks

Arizona State Parks (Contact Us online)
1300 W. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 542-4174   Toll Free: (800) 285-3703.

* Source: Arizona 2009 Tourism Facts, Year-End Summary, by the Arizona Office of Tourism External Link.