Check Park websites for open and closed seasons and times.  Some parks are seasonal.
 

 
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Arizona's oldest and largest botanical garden. 323 acres of nature trails. Located 3 miles west of Superior. Park offers guided tours.
 
Driving Directions  |  Park Website

 
Lost Dutchman State Park
Located 40 miles east of Phoenix, the Lost Dutchman State Park features camping and trails at the base of the Superstition Wilderness and Mountain. Camping and RV sites available.
 
Driving Directions  |  Park Website

 
McFarland State Historic Park
Historic County offices and courthouse from the late 1800s, McFarland State Park was purchased for and donated to the public by Arizona's former Governor Ernest McFarland in 1979.
 
Driving Directions  |  Park Website

 
Oracle State Park
A 4,000 wildlife refuge in the northern foothills of the Catalina Mountains. Excellent trails provide ample wildlife spotting opportunities.  Park offers guided tours.
 
Driving Directions  |  Park Website

 
Picacho Peak State Park
Location of historic Civil War activities. At certain times of the year, the park offers battle re-enactments. Hiking trails, Camping and RV sites available.
 
Driving Directions  |  Park Website
   
National Monument(s) & Local Memorials
 
Casa Grande Ruins
Home of the Hohakam tribe in Coolidge, AZ.
 
Tom Mix Memorial
Located on Arizona State Route 79, the Tom Mix Memorial honors the B western film star's final moments before he crashed and died at the scene of a partially constructed gully bridge.
 
 
Other Sites of Interest
Links to other areas that may be of interest:

St Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Monastery

Mormon Battalion Historical Monument

Apache Leap Days

Biosphere 2

Florence Historic District