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Fridays Fitness Hike – Trailhead Staging
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 Trailhead Staging Area.

Date: 6/20/2014
Time: 6:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Duration: 3 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  
Rock Art of Spur Cross
Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
June 20 Friday 7:00 am Rock Art of Spur Cross (moderate) The petroglyphs found in Spur Cross were created hundreds of years ago by the Hohokam people. Come and walk in their footsteps as we visit a few of the more impressive sites in the park during this two-hour hike. No dogs on this hike please.

Date: 6/20/2014
Time: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Duration: 2 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 kevinsmith@mail.maricopa.gov
 
Family Fitness Hike - Estrella - The County Parks are getting Wet 'n' Wild this Summer!
Estrella Mountain Park
Stay active this summer with an early fitness hike for the entire family. This one-mile out and back hike will leave from the Nature Center. As long as we get out early, we can still hit the trail. Please make sure to have appropriate shoes and clothing and enough water. The County Parks are getting Wet ‘n’ Wild this Summer! By attending this program, park visitors become eligible for a drawing of a 4-pack of single day admission tickets to Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix! Visitors must attend the program in full and must be present to win. At the end of the program, there will be a random drawing to pull one winning ticket. One 4-pack will be issued per program. Families can only win one set of 2014 Wet ‘n’ Wild tickets.

Date: 6/20/2014
Time: 8:00 AM    
Speaker: Park Supervisor Don
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 vehicle entry fee or annual pass
 
Contact: donharris@mail.maricopa.gov
 
All About Packrats - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
Why are packrats so fascinating and funny? Do they really collect things? How do they survive and thrive in the desert? If you would like to know the answers to these questions, or any questions you may have about packrats, 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 rascally rodents. Watch us feed our snakes after the program at 7pm. Then join our “Animal Flashlight Walk” at 7:30pm at no extra cost! Location: Nature Center. NOTE: This program is part of the “County Parks are getting Wet ‘n’ Wild this Summer” promotion. At the end of the program, we will give away a free family four-pack (4 free tickets to the Wet ‘n’ Wild Water Park – a $160 value!!)

Date: 6/20/2014
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 Packrats” program inside our Nature Center at 6pm, and our snake feeding at 7pm at no extra cost!

Date: 6/20/2014
Time: 7:30 PM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car