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  • The Sierra Freepackers Unit of the Backcountry Horsemen of California is working on new trails for hikers and equestrians in the northern part of the park.
  • The park hosted a ceremony on Flag Day, June 14, 2017, to honor our veterans and the new military service flags. The park’s flag memorial, built by Veterans For Veterans, is the only veterans memorial in Madera County.
  • January 2017: The Oak Acorn Center is now complete and the solar panels are generating power.
  • July 28, 2016: The Friends of AHRP extend a big thank you to Caring Vets, Clampers, Outback Materials, Randy Papike, Tony Ward, Hanford Veterans, the J.R. Froelich estate, and Oakhurst Rock for their contributions to the flagpole project.
  • As of December 7, 2015, The Friends of Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity tax-exempt organization. Donations to the Friends are now tax deductible.
  • January 27, 2015: The Madera County Board of Supervisors voted to enlarge the park by 159 acres. The new land is county property to the north of the existing park.
  • Remember: summer is snake season. Several rattlesnakes have been seen.
  • On March 15, 2014, the park opened to the public on a limited basis.
  • Madera County has leased AHRP to the Friends for $1 a year for 20 years. This means all costs of operations after July 1, 2012, will be the responsibility of the Friends, as well as all maintenance, utilities, insurance, and improvements.