See scorpions with a blacklight at Usery Mountain Park

A scorpion hunt is slated from 8-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 31 at Usery Mountain Regional Park, 3939 N. Usery Pass Road in Mesa. The hunt will begin at the trailhead staging area where a park ranger will lead participants on a safe night walk along a trail. Participants will look for scorpions using their eyes […]

Maricopa County brings back free parks camping promotion

Beginning Oct. 1, the Buy One, Get One camping promotion returns to several locations managed by the Maricopa County‚Äôs Parks and Recreation Department. The promotion allows park visitors who pay the camping fee for one night, or more, at a desert mountain county park to receive one night of equal or lesser value for free […]