Notices and Closures

Pima County Field Closure Schedule 2022
Field Closure Schedule

Dog Park Closure Schedule

Depending on the given park, staff will sanitize all surface areas, fence/irrigation/sign repair, address depressions, lift/shape trees, turf restoration, chemical application, fertilization, seeding, sod, etc.

Arthur Pack Park: Large dog park turf area only closed July 5-31. Large dog park non-turf area open.

George Mehl Family Foothills Park: Closed June 27-30.

Flowing Wells Park: Closed July 12-13.

McDonald Park: Large dog park closed July 5-31. Small dog park closed August 1-28

Brandi Fenton Memorial Park: MEDIUM Dog Park closed until further notice. Both the SMALL and LARGE dog parks remain open.

Trailhead and Trail Closure: Effective Monday, June 27 the Ventana Canyon Trail will be closed for installation of a sewer line at the southern end of the trail near the Ventana Canyon Trailhead. Public trail users will not be able to access the trail north from the trailhead. Heavy machinery will be operating on the trail and there will be open trenches. Trail closure is necessary for public safety. The construction contractor will barricade the area to prevent access for the duration of the sewer line work. This closure is expected to remain in effect through Monday, July 25.

For more information on Loop closures or events visit The Loop page or view our interactive map.

The Huckelberry Loop

CDO River Park


Rillito River Park

Caution: June 15 - July 29, contractors will seal cracks in the Loop along the north bank in the Rillito River Park between Dodge and Craycroft. Users should detour to south bank where possible. Warning signs will be out ahead of the work. Use caution around work areas and follow worker's instructions. Users may need to move into dirt next to paved path to get around wet crack seals.

Detour: May 3 - Aug 31. Because of a Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department sewer improvement project, Rio Vista Natural Resource Park access to the Loop will be closed at the north end of Tucson Blvd. The park and parking lot will remain open. Loop users are advised to use the Cactus Blvd. entrance to The Loop.

Santa Cruz River Park

Detour: June 27 - Aug. 19, on east bank, path will be closed at La Cholla for water main installation. Users will be routed on to River Park Drive, between Commerce Drive and Business Center Drive (about half a mile) before returning to The Loop. Respect the barriers and follow detour signs.

Caution: May 21 - Nov. 30, 2022. Construction adjacent to The Loop near Ted Walker Park. The Loop will not be closed, but heavy equipment will cross the path on the north side of CDO wash where it meets the Santa Cruz River. Pay attention to warning signs and obey flagger during haul hours: 2 p.m.-10 p.m.

Detour: Mar. 3 - Dec. 31, Be aware of major road construction on Ina Road west of the Santa Cruz bridge. North sidewalk on Ina Road bridge is closed. Please use passages under the bridge and cross the river using south sidewalk.

Other Notices

Please Note: Please remember that Pima County Code (Chapter 6.04.030) requires dogs to be leashed and under control and also requires pet waste to be immediately picked up and properly disposed of in a sanitary manner. This applies to public spaces such as parks, trails, The Loop, open space, nature resource areas, river beds and most every public space except “dog parks”. For more information on responsible pet ownership please visit: Thank you for your anticipated compliance.
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