Fire restrictions are now in effect at this park. Wood, charcoal, and propane fires are prohibited. Gas and propane stoves are allowed for cooking meals only. Smoking (including e-cigarettes) is prohibited in the park and on trails. Smoking is allowed inside an enclosed vehicle/camper only. Please contact the park at (480) 982-4485 for more information.
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.