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Upcoming Events in April
Exploring the Sonoran Desert - McDowell  (4/1/2015  8:30 AM)
April Fools and Cactus Blooms! - White Tank Mtn.  (4/1/2015  9:00 AM)
Meandering the Merkle - Usery Park  (4/1/2015  9:00 AM)
Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross  (4/1/2015  9:00 AM)
Hiking the Grand Canyon - Usery Park  (4/1/2015  12:00 PM)
April Fool's Day Crazy Hat Sunset and Moon Glow Hike - Lake Pleasant  (4/1/2015  6:30 PM)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (4/1/2015  7:00 PM)
Fitness Thursdays -Estrella Park  (4/2/2015  7:00 AM)
Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/2/2015  8:00 AM)
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park  (4/2/2015  8:00 AM)
Bird Walk - McDowell  (4/2/2015  8:30 AM)
Desert Scavenger Hike - Lake Pleasant  (4/2/2015  9:00 AM)
Homeschool: Land Before Time - San Tan  (4/2/2015  9:00 AM)
Desert Plant Walk- White Tank Mtn.  (4/2/2015  10:00 AM)
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park  (4/2/2015  11:00 AM)
Storytelling - Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn.  (4/2/2015  11:00 AM)
Ride with the Ranger to the Clay Mine! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/2/2015  1:00 PM)
Friday Fitness Hike- 4 Peaks (Horse) Staging Area - McDowell  (4/3/2015  6:30 AM)
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike - San Tan  (4/3/2015  7:30 AM)
Hike the Wind Cave Trail - Usery Park  (4/3/2015  8:00 AM)
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 - Lake Pleasant  (4/3/2015  9:00 AM)
Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross  (4/3/2015  9:00 AM)
Hike by the Light of a Full Moon! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/3/2015  6:00 PM)
Family Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn.  (4/3/2015  7:00 PM)
Full Moon Hike - "Full Pink Moon" - Usery Park  (4/3/2015  7:00 PM)
Full Moon Hike - McDowell  (4/3/2015  7:00 PM)
Night Hike -Estrella Park  (4/3/2015  7:30 PM)
“Scrambled EGGstravaganza” Crafts and Games - San Tan  (4/4/2015  9:00 AM)
Archery 101 (Two class times available) - Usery Park  (4/4/2015  9:00 AM)
Family Fitness Hike -Estrella Park  (4/4/2015  9:00 AM)
Tot Trot on the Tortoise Trail - McDowell  (4/4/2015  9:00 AM)
Wag ‘n’ Walk Dog Adoption Hike - Usery Park  (4/4/2015  9:00 AM)
"Just for Kids" - Little Desert Explorers - Usery Park  (4/4/2015  10:00 AM)
Desert Denizen's - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/4/2015  10:00 AM)
Nature Nurture-Kids Craft Time! McDowell  (4/4/2015  10:00 AM)
Feeding Frenzy! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/4/2015  11:00 AM)
Animal Signs -Estrella Park  (4/4/2015  2:00 PM)
Lake Pleasant Easter Island Egg Hunt Paddle  (4/4/2015  3:00 PM)
Reptile Feeding - San Tan  (4/4/2015  5:30 PM)
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Sunset & Full Moon Paddle - Lake Pleasant  (4/4/2015  6:30 PM)
Adult Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn.  (4/4/2015  7:00 PM)
Moonlight Hike and Campfire - San Tan  (4/4/2015  7:00 PM)
Full Moon Hike - Spur Cross  (4/4/2015  7:30 PM)
Sonoran Desert 101 - Usery Park  (4/5/2015  9:00 AM)
Super Saguaro Walk - Usery Park  (4/5/2015  2:00 PM)
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross  (4/6/2015  8:00 AM)
Desert Denizens - San Tan  (4/7/2015  10:00 AM)
Bird Watching with Rose! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/8/2015  8:00 AM)
Buds and Blooms Walk - McDowell  (4/8/2015  8:30 AM)
Cactus Flower Walk- White Tank Mtn.  (4/8/2015  9:00 AM)
Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross  (4/8/2015  9:00 AM)
"Just for Kids" - Toddler Cruise - Usery Park  (4/8/2015  10:00 AM)
Sonoran Story, Craft, and Play Time - White Tank Mtn.  (4/8/2015  10:30 AM)
Native Plants for Arizona Landscapes - Usery Park  (4/8/2015  12:00 PM)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (4/8/2015  7:00 PM)
Sunrise Hike - White Tank Mtn  (4/9/2015  6:00 AM)
Fitness Thursdays -Estrella Park  (4/9/2015  7:00 AM)
Ranger-led Hike on the North Trail - McDowell  (4/9/2015  7:30 AM)
Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/9/2015  8:00 AM)
Basic Outdoor Photography - White Tank Mtn.  (4/9/2015  9:00 AM)
Wildflower Wanderings - San Tan  (4/9/2015  9:00 AM)
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell - Wagner Trailhead  (4/10/2015  6:30 AM)
Find the Ranger -Estrella Park  (4/10/2015  9:30 AM)
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn.  (4/10/2015  3:00 PM)
All About Mountain Lions - San Tan  (4/10/2015  5:30 PM)
All About Gila Monsters - Usery Park  (4/10/2015  6:00 PM)
Animal Spotlighting - San Tan  (4/10/2015  7:00 PM)
Bug Theater with the Ranger! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/10/2015  7:00 PM)
Animal Flashlight Walk - Usery Park  (4/10/2015  7:30 PM)
Hike Into History- Ford Canyon Dam - White Tank Mtn.  (4/11/2015  6:30 AM)
Elephant Mountain Fortress Hike - Spur Cross  (4/11/2015  7:00 AM)
LAKE PLEASANT PADDLE FEST EVENT  (4/11/2015  8:00 AM)
Birds of Estrella -Estrella Park  (4/11/2015  8:00 AM)
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan  (4/11/2015  8:00 AM)
Geocaching 101 - McDowell  (4/11/2015  8:30 AM)
Archery 101 - San Tan  (4/11/2015  9:00 AM)
Short Wildflower Hike - Lake Pleasant  (4/11/2015  9:00 AM)
Clay Mine Adventure! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/11/2015  10:00 AM)
Find the Naturalist on the North Pipeline Canyon and Yavapai Loop Trails - Lake Pleasant  (4/11/2015  10:00 AM)
Ride with the Ranger -Estrella Park  (4/11/2015  10:30 AM)
Bird Weirdness II -Estrella Park  (4/11/2015  11:00 AM)
Desert Edibles - San Tan  (4/11/2015  2:00 PM)
Storytelling - Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn.  (4/11/2015  2:00 PM)
Reptile Feeding - McDowell  (4/11/2015  3:00 PM)
Movie Night in the Park: “Toughest Desert Animals” - Usery Park  (4/11/2015  7:00 PM)
STARGAZING FOR EVERYONE!! -Estrella Park  (4/11/2015  7:30 PM)
Early Morning Paddle Tour of Great Blue Heron Island - Lake Pleasant  (4/12/2015  7:00 AM)
Wildflower Portraits - San Tan  (4/12/2015  8:00 AM)
Mountain Biking 101 - San Tan  (4/12/2015  9:00 AM)
Photographic Safari! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/12/2015  9:00 AM)
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park  (4/12/2015  11:00 AM)
Flower Power Hike! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/12/2015  1:00 PM)
Our Tasty Desert -Estrella Park  (4/12/2015  1:00 PM)
Sunset Hike -Estrella Park  (4/12/2015  6:30 PM)
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross  (4/13/2015  8:00 AM)
Desert Edibles Walk - Usery Park  (4/13/2015  9:00 AM)
All About Reptiles - Usery Park  (4/14/2015  12:00 PM)
Birds & Flowers Walk - McDowell  (4/15/2015  8:00 AM)
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross  (4/15/2015  8:00 AM)
Amazing Desert Plants - Usery Park  (4/15/2015  9:00 AM)
Edible and Useful Plants of the Desert - White Tank Mtn.  (4/15/2015  1:30 PM)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (4/15/2015  7:00 PM)
Fitness Thursdays -Estrella Park  (4/16/2015  7:00 AM)
Bloomin' Cactus Walk - San Tan  (4/16/2015  8:00 AM)
Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/16/2015  8:00 AM)
Homeschool: Wild and w - San Tan  (4/16/2015  9:00 AM)
Homeschool: Wild and Wacky Behavior - San Tan  (4/16/2015  9:00 AM)
Ride with the Ranger to the Clay Mine! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/16/2015  1:00 PM)
Fridays Fitness Hike - Dixie Mine Trailhead (End of Golden Eagle Blvd) - McDowell  (4/17/2015  6:30 AM)
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike *FINALE* - San Tan  (4/17/2015  7:30 AM)
Black Rock Archaeology Walk - White Tank Mtn.  (4/17/2015  8:00 AM)
"Scenic Lookout" Hike to Yavapai Point - Lake Pleasant  (4/17/2015  9:00 AM)
Little Learners -Estrella Park  (4/17/2015  9:00 AM)
Trail Talk: Living with Giants - San Tan  (4/17/2015  3:00 PM)
In Search of Scorpions by Starlight! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/17/2015  7:00 PM)
Early Bird Walk with Sonoran Audubon - White Tank Mtn.  (4/18/2015  8:00 AM)
Trailwork Volunteers Day - San Tan  (4/18/2015  8:00 AM)
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 9AM Class - Lake Pleasant  (4/18/2015  9:00 AM)
Hohokam Houses - the Ruins of Spur Cross  (4/18/2015  9:00 AM)
Petroglyph Hike -Estrella Park  (4/18/2015  9:00 AM)
The Verse Traverse - a Poetic Discovery Hike - White Tank Mtn.  (4/18/2015  9:00 AM)
The Desert Tortoise- McDowell  (4/18/2015  9:30 AM)
Pollywoggin’ Storytime with Rose! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/18/2015  10:00 AM)
April Loons -White Tank Mtn.  (4/18/2015  10:45 AM)
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 11AM Class - Lake Pleasant  (4/18/2015  11:00 AM)
Animal Signs! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/18/2015  12:00 PM)
Hiking 101 - San Tan  (4/18/2015  12:00 PM)
Little Explorers: Just for Kids - San Tan  (4/18/2015  2:00 PM)
Survival Basics - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/18/2015  2:00 PM)
Nocturnal Animals Hike -Estrella Park  (4/18/2015  7:30 PM)
Desert Wash Discovery Hike - White Tank Mtn.  (4/19/2015  8:00 AM)
Find the Ranger at Spur Cross  (4/19/2015  9:00 AM)
Kids Series: Tortoise Tots -Estrella Park  (4/19/2015  10:00 AM)
Scavenger Hunt -Estrella Park  (4/19/2015  1:00 PM)
Flashlight Wildlife Hike - Lake Pleasant  (4/19/2015  7:00 PM)
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross  (4/20/2015  8:00 AM)
Earth Day Program- Owl Tales - White Tank Mtn.  (4/21/2015  10:00 AM)
Earth Day Family Movie - The Lorax - White Tank Mtn.  (4/22/2015  4:00 PM)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (4/22/2015  7:00 PM)
Fitness Thursdays -Estrella Park  (4/23/2015  7:00 AM)
Eco-Tour of San Tan MRP - San Tan  (4/23/2015  8:00 AM)
Saguaro Blooms Hike - McDowell  (4/23/2015  8:00 AM)
Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/23/2015  8:00 AM)
McDowell Friday Fitness Hike-Tom's Thumb Trailhead  (4/24/2015  6:30 AM)
Exploring the Beardsley Trail South - 10 Lane East Parking Area  (4/24/2015  9:00 AM)
Wag the Dog - San Tan  (4/24/2015  9:00 AM)
The Early People: Rise and Fall of Ancient Civilizations - San Tan  (4/24/2015  12:00 PM)
Noticing Nature - White Tank Mtn.  (4/24/2015  5:00 PM)
Scorpion Search -Estrella Park  (4/24/2015  7:30 PM)
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan  (4/25/2015  8:00 AM)
In Search of Birds, with Joe Ford! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/25/2015  8:30 AM)
Become a Jr. Ranger - McDowell  (4/25/2015  9:00 AM)
Old Man of the Mountain: Historical Walk - San Tan  (4/25/2015  9:00 AM)
Rock Art of Spur Cross  (4/25/2015  9:00 AM)
Believe it or Not! -Estrella Park  (4/25/2015  10:00 AM)
Birds of the Sonoran Desert, with Joe Ford! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/25/2015  10:30 AM)
Photography 101 -Estrella Park  (4/25/2015  11:30 AM)
Geology of the Valley - San Tan  (4/25/2015  12:00 PM)
Earth Day Library Series Children's Program - Owl Pellet Investigation - White Tank Mtn.  (4/25/2015  1:00 PM)
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn.  (4/25/2015  1:00 PM)
Animal Art! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/25/2015  2:00 PM)
National Astronomy Day Stargazing with Telescopes at Lake Pleasant  (4/25/2015  7:30 PM)
New to Arizona? - San Tan  (4/26/2015  8:00 AM)
Archery 101 a - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/26/2015  9:00 AM)
Mountain Biking 101 - San Tan  (4/26/2015  9:00 AM)
Archery 101 b - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/26/2015  11:00 AM)
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park  (4/26/2015  11:00 AM)
Archery "OPEN RANGE"- Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/26/2015  1:00 PM)
Arizona Wildlife Mythbusting -Estrella Park  (4/26/2015  1:00 PM)
"Cactus Bingo" Hike - Yavapai Lower Loop Trail - Lake Pleasant  (4/26/2015  3:00 PM)
Know and Go Scorpion Hunt - Lake Pleasant  (4/26/2015  7:00 PM)
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross  (4/27/2015  8:00 AM)
Birds and Blooms Walk - McDowell  (4/29/2015  7:30 AM)
Cacti of Spur Cross  (4/29/2015  9:00 AM)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (4/29/2015  7:00 PM)
Early Morning Nature Hike - White Tank Mtn.  (4/30/2015  6:30 AM)
Fitness Thursdays -Estrella Park  (4/30/2015  7:00 AM)
Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park  (4/30/2015  8:00 AM)
Homeschool: Where the Wild Things Are - San Tan  (4/30/2015  9:00 AM)
Reptile Feeding - McDowell  (4/30/2015  2:00 PM)
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