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Wednesday Wellness Walk - Estrella
Estrella Mountain Park
These early morning walks are geared for anyone who wants to start walking their way toward better health and wellness. Meet at the Gila Trailhead and walk on the 0.5-mile barrier free trail. Get off the couch and get moving with others who have the same goals. As you build your fitness level, you can increase your distance. You are in control of how fast and how far you choose to go each week. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water. Leave your excuses at home. Meet at the Gila Trailhead.

Date: 10/2/2013
Time: 7:30 AM    Duration: It's up to you!
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 vehicle entry fee
 
Contact: amyroberts@mail.maricopa.gov
Location: Gila Trailhead - Estrella Mountain Regional Park
 
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross
Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
October 2 Wednesday 8:00 am Exploring the Dragonfly Trail (moderate) Come along with park docent Tammy Teegardin on this exploration of the newest trail in the Spur Cross trail system, the Dragonfly Trail. On this moderate 3.5 mile hike we will visit a prehistoric rock art site and also stroll along a beautiful section of riparian habitat on Cave Creek.

Date: 10/2/2013
Time: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Duration: 3 hours
Speaker: Tammy Teegardin, park docent
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $3 per person
 
Contact: Kevin Smith, Park ranger at 480-488-6623 or e-mail kevinsmith@mail.maricopa.gov
 
All About Desert Survival - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
What would you do if your car breaks down or you get lost while hiking? Would you know how to survive if you were stranded in the desert? What are the most important things to do to stay alive? If you would like to know the answers to these questions, or any questions you may have about desert survival, then this one-hour presentation is for you! Bring your sandwich to the “Brown-Bag It” series inside our Nature Center as Ranger B shares some life-saving tips on how to survive in the desert.

Date: 10/2/2013
Time: 12:00 PM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car