Please practice safe hiking. Avoid mid-day heat, bring plenty of water, know your limits, start early and bring a friend.

The Hotshots

On June 30, 2013, Nineteen of the 20 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, an elite crew trained to fight wilderness fires, died as they battled a fire outside of Yarnell. The Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park is dedicated to their sacrifice.

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Follow the Hotshot Trail to an overlook of the Yarnell Valley below. Then take the Journey Trail to pay respects to the fallen Hotshot firefighters at the Fatality Site.

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Programs & Events

Yarnell Memorial Run 2017

June 3, 2017   7am

On June 7, 2014, the first Yarnell Memorial Run was held in Memory of the Hot Shot Crew to raise funds to support the work of local firefighters. The Yarnell Memorial Run has grown, giving runners and walkers four different options including a 5k, 10k, 19k and family/child friendly Fun Run & Walk.  READ MORE


Park and Facility Hours

Sunrise - Sunset

Park Entrance Fee


Donations can be made at the park. Tax-deductable online donations are accepted through the Arizona State Parks Foundation.