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Fridays Fitness Hike – Wagner Trailhead
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Fridays Fitness Hike – Various locations in Park- ALL Fridays Come to one or all of the Fitness Hiking Series, every Friday. We build up to a longer hike at the end of the month. Please wear sturdy shoes & bring plenty of water. This week's hike starts at the Wagner Trailhead.

Date: 12/27/2013
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Duration: 2 hours
Speaker: Ranger Amy
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 per vehicle park entry fee
 
Contact: amyburnett@mail.maricopa.gov 480-471-0173x201
Location: McDowell Mountain Regional Park
 
Address:
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.,Scottsdale, AZ 85269
Photo courtesy of www.visitphoenix.com, AZ  
Basics of Bird Watching - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
Interested about getting into bird watching but don’t know where to start? Want to know which bird is which and how to spot them? Join bird expert, Sandy Hornbaker, for this introduction to bird watching as she guides you on a quarter-mile stroll along our Desert Hawk Trail. Bring binoculars if you have them, otherwise, Sandy has some to loan. Please bring water and closed-toe shoes. Location: Nature Center.

Date: 12/27/2013
Time: 9:00 AM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car
 
 
Images of Estrella Photo Walk - Estrella
Estrella Mountain Park
Some say that image is everything. This hike that will 'focus' on photos and so you can capture the images and memories of your outdoor adventure. This scenic hike will allow for plenty of stops to capture those moments as we enjoy beautiful views of the Estrella Mountains. We will provide the scenery, but make sure to bring your camera, water, and appropriate footwear. Walk will be approximately 2-miles on an easy trail. Meet at the Coldwater Trailhead.

Date: 12/27/2013
Time: 10:00 AM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 vehicle entry fee or annual pass
 
Contact: amyroberts@mail.maricopa.gov
Location: Estrella Mountain Regional Park
 
Address:
14805 W. Vineyard Ave
Goodyear, AZ  
85338
New to Arizona? - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
Are you new to Arizona? Are you curious about cactus and scared of snakes? If so, join us for an introductory experience to the Sonoran Desert. After a question-and-answer session, we will take an enjoyable one-mile walk on our scenic Merkle Trail. Please bring water and closed-toe shoes. Location: Area 6.

Date: 12/27/2013
Time: 10:00 AM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car
 
 
All About Wolves - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
Are there wolves in Arizona? If so, where? How dangerous are they? How do they survive and thrive in the wild? If you would like to know the answers to these questions, or any questions you may have about wolves, 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 amazing facts about these carnivorous canines. Location: Nature Center. Watch us feed our snakes after the program at 7pm. Then join our “Animal Flashlight Walk” at 7:30pm at no extra cost!

Date: 12/27/2013
Time: 6:00 PM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car
 
 
Animal Flashlight Walk - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
We are the nocturnal animals of the desert and we like to hide. Help Ranger B find us if you can! If you would like to learn about us and enjoy a night walk in the desert, then join Ranger B as he takes you on this exciting 1-mile/1-hour walk along the Merkle Trail. The Merkle Trail offers universal access and the hard-smooth surface of this trail will accommodate wheelchairs and strollers. Please bring water, a flashlight, and closed-toe shoes. No pets, please. Location: Area 6. Join our “All About Wolves” program inside our Nature Center at 6pm, and our snake feeding at 7pm at no extra cost!

Date: 12/27/2013
Time: 7:30 PM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car