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<March 2013>

Snorin' Sonoran Sunrise Stroll - Estrella Mountain Regional Park
Estrella Mountain Park
Start your day off on the right foot! Join Ranger Amy for a morning walk to enjoy the sunrise and beautiful views of the Estrella Mountain Range. Plan on walking about 2-miles as the sun rises, the moon sets, and the desert wakes up around us. Get some exercise while you enjoy your morning coffee. Meet at the Coldwater Trailhead. Please RSVP for this hike by calling 623-932-3811 or emailing Ranger Amy at

Date: 3/28/2013
Time: 6:00 AM    Duration: approximately 1.5 hours
Registration Required: Yes    
Fee: $6 vehicle entry fee
Contact: 623-932-3811 x202 -or -
Location: Coldwater Trailhead - Estrella Mountain Regional Park
14805 W. Vineyard Ave.
Goodyear, AZ  
Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park
Cave Creek Regional Park
Who needs a gym membership when you can reap the same benefits in the beautiful outdoors? See how fun exercise can be out in the scenic setting of Cave Creek Regional Park. All levels of fitness are welcome. We will set a moderate, steady pace, based on the fitness level of participants. Beginners are welcome. We will hike about a 3.5 miles in a different part of the park each week. Meet at the Nature Center.

Date: 3/28/2013
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Duration: 2 hours
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per vehicle park entry fee
Contact: Ranger Mark -
Location: Meet at the Nature Center
37900 N. Cave Creek Parkway85331
What's in that Hole? - McDowell Park
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
What’s In That Hole? Ever wonder what makes all those holes in the ground? Who’s living in there? Join Ranger Amy for a look into the subterranean world of the desert. You may be surprised at who’s lurking underground. Meet at the North Trail.

Date: 3/28/2013
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Duration: 1 1/2 hours
Speaker: Ranger Amy
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 per vehicle park entry fee
Contact: 480-471-0173
Location: McDowell Mountain Regional Park
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ  
Black Rock Archeology Hike
White Tank Mountains Regional Park
On this 1.5 mile hike, on an easy trail (with some climbing) you will get to view evidence left by people who lived in our Valley long before any European visited our shores. Rangers will take you to areas not usually accessible to the public. There is some rock climbing involved so wear good shoes. No dogs please. Meet at Area 4 at 10:00 am.

Date: 3/28/2013
Time: 10:00 AM    
Speaker: Jow Weber
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per vehicle - Park entry fee