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Events for 10/25/2014
Black Rock Archaeology Walk - White Tank Mtn.
Join park volunteer Joe Weber on this easy 1 1/2 mile trail to view ancient petroglyphs. The hike w ...

Make a Difference Day: Build Bat houses at McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Bat boxes are artificial habitats used to attract bats and help support bat populations. They are si ...

Bike Demo - Estrella Park
Interested in trying out a new mountain bike? Trek Bicycle Store is hosting a bicycle demo at the Na ...

Petroglyph Hike -Estrella Park
On this 1.5-mile hike, you will see evidence of a past civilization, the Hohokam. The Interpretive ...

Library Program - The Big Green - White Tank Mtn.
Did you know that the White Tank Branch Library and Nature Center is a certified "green" building? ...

PROGRAM CANCELLED Exploring New Trails - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Have you ever wanted to be one of the first to hike a trail, well h ...

Archery 101 - Usery Park
Interested in archery? Curious about how to shoot a bow? Come to Usery Park and find out! You wil ...

Reptile Feeding - McDowell
Join the staff for an afternoon break and see how our cold-blooded residents eat their monthly meals ...

Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn.
Have you ever seen a snake eat its dinner? Join us at the Nature Center to watch park staff feed ou ...

PROGRAM CANCELLED Night Time Birds, Live! At Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant
SORRY, THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. NEXT LIVE ANIMAL PROGRAM IS ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2PM - 4 ...

“Open House and Halloween Howl!” - Cave Creek Regional Park
On Saturday, October 25th, Cave Creek Regional Park is Celebrating its “22st Anniversary” with an “O ...

Ghost Story Campfire -Estrella Park
Ready to share some spooky stories? Come dressed up if you’d like and we’ll share our best scary sto ...

Haunted Howl-o-ween Bash - San Tan
Join us for a night full of fright and delight as we discover the beauty of the Sonoran Desert in th ...

STARGAZING - Halloween Spirit Event
Join the staff of the Desert Outdoor Center at Lake Pleasant for the fall Stargazing event on Saturd ...

Upcoming Events in October
Exploring New Trails - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant  (10/24/2014  7:00 AM)
Fridays Fitness Hike - Dixie Mine Trailhead (End of Golden Eagle Blvd) - McDowell  (10/24/2014  7:00 AM)
"Know Your Knots" Park Ranger Program - Lake Pleasant  (10/24/2014  2:00 PM)
All About Scorpions - Usery Park  (10/24/2014  6:00 PM)
Zombie Apocalypse: Can you SURVIVE? - San Tan  (10/24/2014  7:00 PM)
Scorpion Hunt (Last one of the year!!) - Usery Park  (10/24/2014  7:30 PM)
Kids Series: Tortoise Tots -Estrella Park  (10/26/2014  11:00 AM)
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross  (10/27/2014  8:00 AM)
Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn.  (10/27/2014  11:00 AM)
All About Camping - Usery Park  (10/28/2014  12:00 PM)
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross  (10/29/2014  8:00 AM)
Ranger-led hike on the North Trail - McDowell  (10/29/2014  8:00 AM)
Wellness Program -Estrella Park  (10/29/2014  9:00 AM)
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park  (10/29/2014  10:30 AM)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (10/29/2014  6:30 PM)
Exploring New Trails with the Park Ranger - Lake Pleasant  (10/30/2014  7:00 AM)
Fall Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park  (10/30/2014  8:00 AM)
**CANCELLED** Homeschool: Know Your Snakes - San Tan  (10/30/2014  9:00 AM)
10 Common Birds of the Sonoran Desert - McDowell  (10/30/2014  9:00 AM)
A Close Look at Rocks, Minerals and Crystals - Lake Pleasant  (10/30/2014  2:00 PM)
McDowell Friday Fitness Hike-Tom's Thumb Trailhead (end of 128th st.*OUTSIDE* of park)- DIFFICULT  (10/31/2014  7:00 AM)
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Exploring the Islands of Lake Pleasant  (10/31/2014  7:00 AM)
Take a Hike on Halloween- San Tan  (10/31/2014  7:00 AM)
Desert Edibles Walk - Usery Park  (10/31/2014  9:00 AM)
Haunted Trail -Estrella Park  (10/31/2014  5:30 PM)
Haunted Hike! - Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park  (10/31/2014  6:00 PM)
Halloween Party - White Tank Mtn.  (10/31/2014  7:00 PM)
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