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Events for 10/11/2014
Competitive Track Closed - McDowell
A mountain bike race is being held in the Competitive Track on October 11th and 12th. So it is clos ...

Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 7AM Class - Lake Pleasant
Sign Up Today - Limited Spots! Learn to shoot recurve and compound bows. This 1.5 hour class is the ...

Archery 101 a - Cave Creek Regional Park
Interested in archery? Why not give it a try? Participants will experience a fun and safe basic in ...

Birds of Estrella -Estrella Park
Explore the bird life of Estrella Park with special guest guide Joe Ford. Whether you’ve been workin ...

"Little Explorers": Just for Kids - San Tan
An outdoor hike just for kids based on the story: Cactus Hotel. Let’s discover where saguaro cactus ...

Become a Jr. Ranger - McDowell
Bring your kids (ages 5-12) out to the park for this "on your own" program. Stop by the Visitor Cen ...

Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 9AM Class - Lake Pleasant
Sign Up Today - Limited Spots! Learn to shoot recurve and compound bows. This 1.5 hour class is the ...

Rock Art of Spur Cross
October 11 Saturday 9:00 am Rock Art of Spur Cross (moderate) The petroglyphs found in Spur Cr ...

Archery 101 b - Cave Creek Regional Park
Interested in archery? Why not give it a try? Participants will experience a fun and safe basic in ...

Library Program - Venomous Creatures of the Desert - White Tank Mtn.
Would you like to hear and see venomous spiders, centipedes, and other bugs? Join "Venomous Expert" ...

Birds of the Sonoran Desert -Estrella Park
Special guest presenter Joe Ford will be presenting on the Sonoran Desert. We’ll learn how deserts f ...

Archery "OPEN RANGE"- Cave Creek Regional Park
For those who have successfully completed “Archery 101”, we will open the range for some “practice” ...

Desert Edibles - San Tan
Mmmmm! Tasty! Learn about some of the appetizing delicacies of the Sonoran Desert on our adventure ...

Desert Awareness - Desert Knowledge - Lake Pleasant
Whether you are new or not to the desert you might want to take home a few tips. The Ranger will sh ...

Adult Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn.
See the desert in a different light - moonlight! Please join park staff and volunteers for a 1 1/2 ...

The Haunted Desert - San Tan
Spooky stories, unexplained mysteries and tales of ghosts are part of desert lore. It is no wonder t ...

Upcoming Events in October
Rock Art of Spur Cross  (10/22/2014  9:00 AM)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (10/22/2014  6:30 PM)
CANCELED - Sunrise Hike - White Tank Mtn.  (10/23/2014  6:15 AM)
Exploring New Trails with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant  (10/23/2014  7:00 AM)
Easy Mountain Bike Ride - McDowell  (10/23/2014  8:00 AM)
Fall Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park  (10/23/2014  8:00 AM)
Lake Pleasant and the Central Arizona Project Connection - Lake Pleasant  (10/23/2014  2:00 PM)
Exploring New Trails - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant  (10/24/2014  7:00 AM)
Fridays Fitness Hike - Dixie Mine Trailhead (End of Golden Eagle Blvd) - McDowell  (10/24/2014  7:00 AM)
"Know Your Knots" Park Ranger Program - Lake Pleasant  (10/24/2014  2:00 PM)
All About Scorpions - Usery Park  (10/24/2014  6:00 PM)
Zombie Apocalypse: Can you SURVIVE? - San Tan  (10/24/2014  7:00 PM)
Scorpion Hunt (Last one of the year!!) - Usery Park  (10/24/2014  7:30 PM)
Black Rock Archaeology Walk - White Tank Mtn.  (10/25/2014  8:00 AM)
Make a Difference Day: Build Bat houses at McDowell Mountain Regional Park  (10/25/2014  8:00 AM)
Bike Demo - Estrella Park  (10/25/2014  9:00 AM)
Petroglyph Hike -Estrella Park  (10/25/2014  9:00 AM)
Library Program - The Big Green - White Tank Mtn.  (10/25/2014  10:30 AM)
PROGRAM CANCELLED Exploring New Trails - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant  (10/25/2014  12:00 PM)
Archery 101 - Usery Park  (10/25/2014  1:00 PM)
Reptile Feeding - McDowell  (10/25/2014  1:00 PM)
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn.  (10/25/2014  1:00 PM)
PROGRAM CANCELLED Night Time Birds, Live! At Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant  (10/25/2014  2:00 PM)
“Open House and Halloween Howl!” - Cave Creek Regional Park  (10/25/2014  4:00 PM)
Ghost Story Campfire -Estrella Park  (10/25/2014  6:00 PM)
Haunted Howl-o-ween Bash - San Tan  (10/25/2014  6:00 PM)
STARGAZING - Halloween Spirit Event  (10/25/2014  6:30 PM)
Kids Series: Tortoise Tots -Estrella Park  (10/26/2014  11:00 AM)
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross  (10/27/2014  8:00 AM)
Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn.  (10/27/2014  11:00 AM)
All About Camping - Usery Park  (10/28/2014  12:00 PM)
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross  (10/29/2014  8:00 AM)
Ranger-led hike on the North Trail - McDowell  (10/29/2014  8:00 AM)
Wellness Program -Estrella Park  (10/29/2014  9:00 AM)
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park  (10/29/2014  10:30 AM)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (10/29/2014  6:30 PM)
Exploring New Trails with the Park Ranger - Lake Pleasant  (10/30/2014  7:00 AM)
Fall Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park  (10/30/2014  8:00 AM)
**CANCELLED** Homeschool: Know Your Snakes - San Tan  (10/30/2014  9:00 AM)
10 Common Birds of the Sonoran Desert - McDowell  (10/30/2014  9:00 AM)
A Close Look at Rocks, Minerals and Crystals - Lake Pleasant  (10/30/2014  2:00 PM)
McDowell Friday Fitness Hike-Tom's Thumb Trailhead (end of 128th st.*OUTSIDE* of park)- DIFFICULT  (10/31/2014  7:00 AM)
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Exploring the Islands of Lake Pleasant  (10/31/2014  7:00 AM)
Take a Hike on Halloween- San Tan  (10/31/2014  7:00 AM)
Desert Edibles Walk - Usery Park  (10/31/2014  9:00 AM)
Haunted Trail -Estrella Park  (10/31/2014  5:30 PM)
Haunted Hike! - Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park  (10/31/2014  6:00 PM)
Halloween Party - White Tank Mtn.  (10/31/2014  7:00 PM)
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