Park has reopened - trails in Tonto National Forest remain closed. Masks are required when visiting the park. Please also wear a mask while recreating outside if social distancing cannot be maintained. Until further notice: Day use parking is limited. Weddings and day use groups are limited to 25 people or less, must practice social distancing, and register ahead of time with park staff. Dump station and showers are closed to anyone not camping at the park. FIRE BAN now in effect - no campfires or smoking (except in an enclosed vehicle).
Lost Dutchman State Park is located in the Sonoran Desert of the southwestern United States at an elevation of 2,000 feet. The climate is arid with an average annual rainfall of about 14 inches. During the winter, daytime temperatures usually reach 60° F.
The weather is predominantly sunny with seasonal winter rains coming from the Pacific Ocean. Summer months are extremely hot with daytime temperatures soaring above 100°. Hot weather in July and August can produce thunder, lightning, blowing dust, and occasionally heavy rain. This “monsoon” season normally ends by the latter half of September. The park's busy season is October to April when temperatures are moderate.
Below is a listing of average daily temperatures and monthly precipitation:
|January||65° F||40° F||1.51"|
Weather information is provided as a general guide for planning your visit. Consult current conditions before travel.