• Home
  • Lost Dutchman State Park

Fire restrictions in effect May 3 - Sept. 30, 2024

Wood, charcoal, and propane fires are prohibited.
Gas/ 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.


Construction will be taking place around the park in several areas starting May 1 through September. Some campsites will be affected and some reservations will be moved from their current site to a site with the same amenities and of similar length. Campers with site changes will be notified. 


Due to safety concerns, walk-in entry and hiker drop-off/pick-up is not permitted.


The dump station and showers are closed to anyone not camping at the park.


With 134 sites with picnic tables, barbeque grills, and fire pits, Lost Dutchman State Park is an ideal place to escape the city and enjoy the desert scenery.

Learn More

Programs & Events

New programs and events are added to the park calendar each month. Check back right here for the latest news and for Lost Dutchman State Park.


Stroll through the native plant garden or challenge yourself to reach the Flatiron, Lost Dutchman State Park has trails to suit any hiking enthusiast.

Learn More

Park and Facility Hours

Park is open year-round


6 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Day Use Gates are closed and locked from 8 p.m.- 6 a.m. daily.

Visitor Center/Park Store

Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Friday-Sunday: 6 a.m. - 4 p.m.

(Summer hours may vary)

Thanksgiving - 6 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Christmas Eve - 6 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Christmas Day - closed



Park Entrance Fee

Per Vehicle (1-4 Adults): $10 
Per person - over 4 adults in vehicle/Bicycle: $3.00

Only cash, Visa, or MasterCard with a readable stripe accepted. (No chip reader, manual entry, tap, Apple cash, Google pay, fitbit pay, other credit card providers, or other payment methods currently accepted at this time). Please bring exact change cash for the self pay station after hours.

Commercial Permits are required for advertisement, commercial, music, etc. photos/videos at the park.

Download the Commercial Filming/Photography Application

Permits are NOT required for personal photos (engagement, graduation, family, etc.).