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<April 2014>

Brown Bag Historic Pemberton Ranch Hike - McDowell Park
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Brown Bag Historic Pemberton Ranch Hike- Hike begins at the Trailhead Staging area. Join Ranger Amy on an interpretive hike to historic Pemberton Ranch. Children should have some previous hiking experience, as hiking time is 2 1/2 hours, and 3 miles. Bring a bag lunch for a picnic out at the ranch site, and of course, plenty of water and sturdy shoes for the hike. No pets please.

Date: 4/6/2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM    Duration: 2 hours
Speaker: Ranger Amy Burnett
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 per vehicle park entry fee
Contact: 480-471-0173x201
Location: McDowell Mountain Regional Park
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ  
Hohokam Houses - the Ruins of Spur Cross**CANCELLED**
Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
April 6 Sunday 8:00 am Ruins of Spur Cross (moderate) Join us for this 2.5 mile hike that will introduce you to the rich archaeological history of the area. See evidence of prehistoric Hohokam dwellings and learn about their culture as we trek on up to one of their mesa-top compounds(THIS HIKE HAS BEEN CANCELLED)

Date: 4/6/2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Duration: 2.5 hours
Speaker: Kevin Smith, Interpretive ranger
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $3 per person
Contact: Kevin Smith, Park Ranger at 480-488-6623 or e-mail
Geocache Fun 101 - Estrella
Estrella Mountain Park
Join the Park Ranger to learn about this fun outdoor activity, and do some hands on geocaching! Bring your GPS if you have one, but if you don’t have one, no worries! You can still come out and have some fun. Be prepared to do some hiking and be outside. Meet at the Nature Center.

Date: 4/6/2014
Time: 9:00 AM    
Speaker: Ranger Amy
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 vehicle entry fee or annual pass