This Black Friday, #OptOutside and enjoy a free visit to your favorite Arizona State Park.

Hiking at Arizona State Parks is fun and easy.
Re-enactors from the Civil War in the Southwest event at Picacho Peak State Park. For more info, visit:


Grab your tent or park your RV at one of 15 beautiful State Parks across the state. We offer full hookup options & long-term stay at some parks, as well as Hiking, Biking, Wildlife, Boating, Fishing and more! Fun for the whole family. Learn More

Camping Cabins

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

Arizona State Parks offers Lakes, Mountains, Rivers, Historic  locations, RV/Camping and Hiking activities to enjoy across the state, year-around.
Arizona State Parks Annual Pass Graphic

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

Arizona State Parks Annual Pass Graphic

THANK YOU for your service! Discount Passes are now being renewed at State Park offices or our Main Phoenix Office and are no longer being mailed. 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

TripAdvisor reviews for Arizona State Parks

See what visitors are saying about your favorite Arizona State Park on TripAdvisor.
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Many Arizona State Parks can host your Wedding with romantic locations, unforgettable scenery, casual ceremonies, and an affordable outdoor setting! Learn More

AZ Family Campout Program

A unique program, for families that have little or no experience camping. Find new experiences you can share with your family and explore the great outdoors! Learn More

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

Get updates on meetings, media coverage, join our mailing list or donate to support the memorial fund. Learn More

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

Group Tent Camping at Kartchner Caverns State Park.

Need to Camp with the Whole Family? Check out the Group/Tent Camping options at Kartchner Caverns State Park®. Camp above a Living Cave. 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

Arizona State Parks offers a variety of Astronomy, sky and star viewing events throughout the state.

Check out what all that dark sky above our Parks is hiding at one of our awesome & educational Star Party events.
Since 2007, we've been offering opportunities to learn and be amazed at what our sky can teach and show us. Make plans to join us at one of our our upcoming events. Learn More

Arizona State Parks offers a variety of career opportunities throughout the state.

Love the outdoors, working with people & looking for an opportunity to make a difference?
Arizona State Parks offers a variety of employment opportunities. Those interested in park operations may consider a Park Ranger, Park Manager, or Regional Manager position in our 30 State Parks & Natural Areas. Learn More

Experience Arizona's open spaces on your favorite "Off-Road" toy this weekend!

Experience Arizona's open spaces on your favorite "Off-Road" toy this weekend!
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Support Arizona State Parks

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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

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

Arizona State Parks 2015 Trails Plan

Arizona is full of great Motorized and Non-Motorized Vehicle Trails.
Learn about State Parks efforts to protect and enhance trails throughout city, county, state, National Forest and Bureau of Land Management lands in this comprehensive plan. Learn More

Special Features

Read the current issue of the State Parks Newsletter HERE
Read Spring Issue of Arizona Watch (New)
Kartchner Caverns Discovery Center Scavenger Hunt (New)
Boating Safety Downloadable Coloring Book (New)

Conserving 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.

Arizona State Parks Camping Reservations

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.