Skyline Regional Park

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For health & safety reasons, Buckeye is taking steps to prevent exposure to COVID-19. All walking trails at city parks and Skyline Regional Park remain open, however public access to the restrooms and drinking fountains are not available and all programming held at this location has been canceled during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.

For more information, please visit Skyline's Covid-19 Information page or view all changes and updates within Buckeye at


Buckeye's Skyline Regional Park is an 8,700 acre mountain preserve located in the southern White Tank Mountains.  The park is located 2 miles north of the I-10 / Watson Road interchange at 2600 N. Watson Rd.  Buckeye, AZ  85396.

  • Park entry is FREE!
  • Trails open sunrise to sunset.  Gates close at 10 p.m.

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Questions?  Call 623-349-6350 during business hours Monday-Friday 9am to 7pm.  To report a non-emergency incident after hours, call Parks staff at 602-819-9929.  

Hot Weather Trail Advisory

We've entered the hot weather season.  The City of Buckeye advises not to hike during hot weather conditions and ask that you follow all safety guidelines included in the "Happy Trails" checklist.  Use caution and go at dawn or dusk when there is more shade and less intense heat.  Full sun temperatures can be more than 20 degrees warmer than official shade temperatures.  

Trail difficulty ratings increase one level when temperatures reach above 90°, so trails rated easy become moderate and trails rated moderate become difficult.  


Fire Ban in Effect

fire ban

A fire ban is in effect at Skyline Regional Park due to extreme fire danger from a combination of low humidity, increasing temperatures, and frequent high winds.  The annual fire ban prohibits open, wood, and charcoal fires in the park.  Propane or gas grills may be used, but only at designated campsites and picnic ramadas.  The fire ban is expected to be in effect until mid-October.