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Events for 10/3/2014
Exploring New Trails - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant
Come explore this fun new trail with the ranger. Very few people know about the new trails at Lake ...

Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell -4 Peaks/Horse Staging Area
Fridays Fitness Hike – Various locations in Park- ALL Fridays Come to one or all of the Fitness Hik ...

Geology Underfoot - San Tan
If you’re familiar with names like the Superstitions, Four Peaks, and the Goldfields, your mind may ...

Home School Program: "No Bats in my Belfry!" - Usery Park
Bats are truly incredible creatures! Join us as we learn about different kinds of bats and what foo ...

Desert Awareness - Desert Knowledge - Lake Pleasant
Whether you are new or not to the desert you might want to take home a few tips. The Ranger will sh ...

All About Ants - Usery Park
What makes ants so interesting? How do they survive and thrive? How do they help the earth? If yo ...

Clay Mine Adventure! - Cave Creek Regional Park
Join us for adventure as we explore the Clay Mine! Inside we’ll discuss the history of this site a ...

Animal Flashlight Walk - Usery Park
We are the nocturnal animals of the desert and we like to hide. Help Ranger B find us if you can! ...

Ghosts -n- Goldmines - San Tan
Many travelers, prospectors and adventurers have gone into the desert,never to return or be seen aga ...

Upcoming Events in October
Rock Art of Spur Cross  (10/22/2014  9:00 AM)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (10/22/2014  6:30 PM)
CANCELED - Sunrise Hike - White Tank Mtn.  (10/23/2014  6:15 AM)
Exploring New Trails with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant  (10/23/2014  7:00 AM)
Easy Mountain Bike Ride - McDowell  (10/23/2014  8:00 AM)
Fall Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park  (10/23/2014  8:00 AM)
Lake Pleasant and the Central Arizona Project Connection - Lake Pleasant  (10/23/2014  2:00 PM)
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)
Black Rock Archaeology Walk - White Tank Mtn.  (10/25/2014  8:00 AM)
Make a Difference Day: Build Bat houses at McDowell Mountain Regional Park  (10/25/2014  8:00 AM)
Bike Demo - Estrella Park  (10/25/2014  9:00 AM)
Petroglyph Hike -Estrella Park  (10/25/2014  9:00 AM)
Library Program - The Big Green - White Tank Mtn.  (10/25/2014  10:30 AM)
PROGRAM CANCELLED Exploring New Trails - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant  (10/25/2014  12:00 PM)
Archery 101 - Usery Park  (10/25/2014  1:00 PM)
Reptile Feeding - McDowell  (10/25/2014  1:00 PM)
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn.  (10/25/2014  1:00 PM)
PROGRAM CANCELLED Night Time Birds, Live! At Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant  (10/25/2014  2:00 PM)
“Open House and Halloween Howl!” - Cave Creek Regional Park  (10/25/2014  4:00 PM)
Ghost Story Campfire -Estrella Park  (10/25/2014  6:00 PM)
Haunted Howl-o-ween Bash - San Tan  (10/25/2014  6:00 PM)
STARGAZING - Halloween Spirit Event  (10/25/2014  6:30 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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