Use caution when hiking as trails as there have been washouts, mud slides, and rock slides due to monsoon rains.
Fire ban in effect: No campfires of any kind (wood, charcoal, propane), and no smoking (including e-cigarettes) except in enclosed vehicles. Propane stoves allowed for cooking only.
The dump station and showers are closed to anyone not camping at the park.
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.