Friends of White Tank Park
is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the beauty and functionality of White Tank Mountain Regional Park in Maricopa County, Arizona. Our organization and our members achieve this mission by helping with:
Assisting with Park activities
Providing special events and programs
Raising funds for Park improvements, such as parking areas, culvert installations, new trails, and a butterfly garden/
Join us in our support of the park and its activities. Become a Friend of the Park today.
Annual Meeting of Friends of White Tank Park
November 16, 2019 at noon-1:30 pm
Members and guests are invited to attend our annual meeting for general membership and the election of directors. Remember that you can come to any of the Board meetings during the year. The meeting will begin with a program about snakes with experienced snake handlers Betty and Chuck Mulcahy. They have experiences as U.S. FWS Interpretative Naturalists and from various National Wildlife Refuges, including the Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, and the National Elk Refuge. Then, we'll turn to park updates and the Board of Directors meeting.
Our meetings are open to the public. Please join us and bring a friend! FriendsofWhiteTank@gmail.com
Spook-tacular Halloween Party and Luminaries
October 26, 2019 at 6-8 pm
What a Spooktacular Party! Thanks to all our members who helped us deliver on yet another successful and spooky annual event! We bought and handed out 12,000+ pieces of candy! The many generous members and your happy helping hands made this event fun, safe, and fabulous for everyone attending. FriendsofWhiteTank@gmail.com
Winter Hours began October 7, 2019
Gates open at 6 am.
The Nature Center is open daily 8 am to 4pm.
Call for Artists and Food Vendors
Artists and food vendors are invited to submit applications for the 10th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair on February 29 and March 1, 2020. This is a juried arts and crafts fair.
Co-sponsored by Friends of White Tank Park, White Tank Mountains Conservancy, and Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department.
Become a Member
Our success and ability to provide programs, services, and activities rely on your support. Stay informed of our latest activities and upcoming events. We look forward to greeting you as our newest "Friend" of White Tank Park.
Did you know?
The White Tank Mountain Regional Park entered the Maricopa County park system in 1961.
It has 29,752 acres to explore, more than 200 picnic tables, and 7 ramadas.
There are several important petroglyph areas. Please help us keep these historically significant cultural resources by respecting them.