Park Info On Your Phone

What is 511?

telephone511 logoTraveling in Arizona is as easy as 5-1-1. Dial 5-1-1 on your phone for the latest information on:

  • Road conditions
  • Public transit services
  • Major airports
  • Tourism, including State and National Park information
  • Weather and more

This free service is offered 24/7 by the Arizona Department of Transportation, who remind you to buckle up and drive safely. Information also available at Outside of Arizona, call (888) 411-ROAD (7623).

What is a 511 Speed Code?

Women with cell phoneFrom the opening menu of 511 (while in speech recognition mode), you can enter a code known as a speed code. You enter the 4-digit speed code and press the pound key and it will take you directly to the park menu. Each park has a recording, and can change that recording depending on what is going on at the park. Here is a list of each state park's speed code.

4201# Alamo Lake State Park
4202# Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
4203# Buckskin Mountain State Park
4206# Catalina State Park
4207# Cattail Cove State Park
4210# Dead Horse Ranch State Park
4211# Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area
4213# Fort Verde State Historic Park
4217# Homolovi State Park
4219# Jerome State Historic Park
4220# Kartchner Caverns State Park
4221# Lake Havasu State Park
4223# Lost Dutchman State Park
4224# Lyman Lake State Park
4225# McFarland State Historic Park
4228# Oracle State Park
4230# Patagonia Lake State Park
4232# Picacho Peak State Park
4234# Red Rock State Park
4235# Riordan Mansion State Historic Park
4236# River Island Unit
4237# Roper Lake State Park
4239# Slide Rock State Park
4240# Sonoita Creek State Natural Area
4242# Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park
4244# Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
4245# Tubac Presidio State Historic Park
4248# Verde River Greenway State Natural Area
4251# Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park
4252# Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park

How to Access

Speech mode instructions from main menu:

  • Enter park’s speed code, then the pound key
  • Or say: “Tourism,” “Parks,” and name of the park
  • To transfer to the park office, press the pound (“#”) key at any time during the recording
Touch tone mode instructions:
  • Press Star Key (*) to enter touch tone mode (will drown out background noise)
  • Press: “4” for Tourism followed by “2” for Parks
  • For Parks beginning with A, B, or C, press 2 (first letter of park name matches phone’s keypad)
  • To transfer to a selected park, press the pound (“#”) key at any time during the recording

511 information

Additional Help

To the best of our knowledge, 511 should work from any home phone within the State of Arizona. All major Cell/PCS providers within Arizona currently offer 511. If you are unable to dial 511 from your Cell/PCS phone, contact your cell provider. Still having problems? Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about 511.