Our Mission

Black Canyon Heritage Park (BCHP) provides visitors with a variety of experiences to arouse curiosity and to instill a sense of discovery and stewardship for the area's outstanding cultural, historical, recreational, and environmental riches.



Park Activities that Support Our Mission:

  1. Restore desert riparian areas and wildlife habitats.
  2. Educate visitors about the area's historical, cultural, recreational, and natural resources.
  3. Create native fish habitat and watchable wildlife opportunities.
  4. Increase awareness about natural resource agencies and partners.
  5. Maintain native flora and fauna.
  6. Promote water and energy conservation.
  7. Provide interpretive trails, Museum, Visitor Center, ramadas, and an amphitheater.
  8. Link visitors to the surrounding public lands (e.g. Agua Fria National Monument and Black Canyon National Recreation Trail)