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Events for 11/2/2014
Birding Adventures - San Tan
Hit the trails early to catch the masters of the sky in action. This guided 2 mile hike will take yo ...

Demo new mountain bikes
On Saturday and Sunday, November 1st adn 2nd and mountain bike manufacturer will bring out their new ...

Exploring Spur Cross
November 2 Sunday 9:00 am Exploring Spur Cross (easy) Join ranger Kevin for a 2-hour introducto ...

New to Arizona? - Usery Park
Are you new to Arizona? Are you curious about cactus and scared of snakes? If so, join us for an i ...

"Desert General Store" Walk - White Tank Mtn.
The Sonoran Desert is home to many plants that have been used by people for thousands of years for f ...

Upcoming Events in November
McDowell Trailhead Staging Area - Closed Saturday and Sunday morning  (11/1/2014  6:00 AM)
Progressive Fitness Hike #1 - Usery Park  (11/1/2014  8:00 AM)
Demo new mountain bikes  (11/1/2014  9:00 AM)
Rock Art of Spur Cross  (11/1/2014  9:00 AM)
Wag ‘n’ Walk Dog Adoption Hike - Usery Park  (11/1/2014  9:00 AM)
Yappy Days - San Tan  (11/1/2014  9:00 AM)
Shoreline Fishing Talk @ Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant  (11/1/2014  10:30 AM)
Lake Pleasant and the Central Arizona Project Connection - Lake Pleasant  (11/1/2014  12:00 PM)
Scenic Lake Pleasant, a walk with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant  (11/1/2014  12:00 PM)
Arizona Birds, Live! At Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant  (11/1/2014  2:00 PM)
Author Visit - Dr. Joyce Story - White Tank Mtn.  (11/1/2014  2:00 PM)
Reptile Feeding - San Tan  (11/1/2014  2:00 PM)
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Sunset and Moon Glow Paddle  (11/1/2014  5:30 PM)
Runners on the Pemberton Trail  (11/1/2014  6:00 PM)
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross  (11/3/2014  9:00 AM)
Basics of Bird Watching - Usery Park  (11/5/2014  9:00 AM)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (11/5/2014  8:00 PM)
Sunrise Hike - White Tank Mtn.  (11/6/2014  6:45 AM)
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park  (11/6/2014  8:00 AM)
Desert Edibles Walk - San Tan  (11/6/2014  9:00 AM)
Thursday Bird Walk - Usery Park  (11/6/2014  9:00 AM)
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park  (11/6/2014  11:00 AM)
Thursday Evening Bird Watch Hike With the Full Moon - Lake Pleasant  (11/6/2014  5:00 PM)
Full Moon Hike - Spur Cross  (11/6/2014  6:00 PM)
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 8AM Class - Lake Pleasant  (11/7/2014  8:00 AM)
Backyard Birding - Usery Park  (11/7/2014  9:00 AM)
Tiny Tumbleweeds: Toddler Stroll - San Tan  (11/7/2014  9:00 AM)
"Just for Kids" - Toddler Cruise - Usery Park  (11/7/2014  10:00 AM)
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 10AM Class - Lake Pleasant  (11/7/2014  10:00 AM)
Competitive Track - Closed - McDowell  (11/7/2014  2:00 PM)
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn.  (11/7/2014  3:00 PM)
Family Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn.  (11/7/2014  7:30 PM)
Full Moon Hike - Usery Park  (11/7/2014  7:30 PM)
Progressive Fitness Hike #2 - Usery Park  (11/8/2014  8:00 AM)
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan  (11/8/2014  8:00 AM)
Saturday Bird Walk - Usery Park  (11/8/2014  9:00 AM)
Yavapai Trail Hike with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant  (11/8/2014  10:00 AM)
Adventures with Sam the Salamander - San Tan  (11/8/2014  11:00 AM)
Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn.  (11/8/2014  11:00 AM)
Kid vs. Wild - Usery Park  (11/8/2014  2:00 PM)
Adult Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn.  (11/8/2014  7:30 PM)
Stargazing for Everyone - San Tan  (11/8/2014  7:30 PM)
Sonoran Desert 101 - Usery Park  (11/9/2014  10:00 AM)
Black Rock Archaeology Walk - White Tank Mtn.  (11/10/2014  9:00 AM)
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross  (11/10/2014  9:00 AM)
Sunset Photography - San Tan  (11/10/2014  4:00 PM)
* County Observed Holiday  (11/11/2014  12:01 AM)
Beginning Desert Hiking - Usery Park  (11/11/2014  10:00 AM)
Backyard Birding - Usery Park  (11/12/2014  9:00 AM)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (11/12/2014  8:00 PM)
Exploring the Desert Scenic Hike with the Ranger - Lake Pleasant  (11/13/2014  8:00 AM)
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park  (11/13/2014  8:00 AM)
Homeschool: Desert Jeopardy!  (11/13/2014  9:00 AM)
Thursday Bird Walk - Usery Park  (11/13/2014  9:00 AM)
Plants of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn.  (11/13/2014  10:00 AM)
Looking for Birds Hike - Lake Pleasant  (11/14/2014  7:00 AM)
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike - San Tan  (11/14/2014  7:30 AM)
Basics of Bird Watching - Usery Park  (11/14/2014  9:00 AM)
Hike the Wind Cave Trail - Usery Park  (11/14/2014  9:00 AM)
Scenic Shorline Hike Above Lake Pleasant  (11/14/2014  2:00 PM)
All About Bobcats - Usery Park  (11/14/2014  6:00 PM)
Animal Flashlight Walk - Usery Park  (11/14/2014  7:30 PM)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (11/14/2014  8:00 PM)
Four Peaks - Closed - McDowell  (11/15/2014  6:00 AM)
Early Bird Walk and Program - White Tank Mtn.  (11/15/2014  8:00 AM)
Progressive Fitness Hike #3 - Usery Park  (11/15/2014  8:00 AM)
TRAILWORK Volunteers Day - San Tan  (11/15/2014  8:00 AM)
Archery 101 (Two class times available) - Usery Park  (11/15/2014  9:00 AM)
Cottonwood Trail Hike with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant  (11/15/2014  10:00 AM)
Desert Discovery Day at the Jewel of the Creek Preserve  (11/15/2014  10:00 AM)
All About Birds - Usery Park  (11/15/2014  12:00 PM)
Sonoran Desert Survival - San Tan  (11/15/2014  12:00 PM)
Nature Photography for Beginners - Usery Park  (11/15/2014  3:00 PM)
Sunrise Photography - San Tan  (11/16/2014  7:00 AM)
Hohokam Houses - the Ruins of Spur Cross  (11/16/2014  9:00 AM)
National "Take A Hike" Day - Usery Park  (11/16/2014  9:00 AM)
National Take a Hike Day - White Tank Mtn.  (11/16/2014  9:00 AM)
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross  (11/17/2014  9:00 AM)
Basics of Bird Watching - Usery Park  (11/19/2014  9:00 AM)
Exploring Spur Cross  (11/19/2014  9:00 AM)
Meandering the Merkle - Usery Park  (11/19/2014  10:00 AM)
Were Turkeys "Gobbled Up" by the Ancient Ones?  (11/19/2014  11:00 AM)
All About Deserts - Usery Park  (11/19/2014  12:00 PM)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (11/19/2014  8:00 PM)
Scenic "See the Lake Like Never Before" Hike - Lake Pleasant  (11/20/2014  7:00 AM)
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park  (11/20/2014  8:00 AM)
Thursday Bird Walk - Usery Park  (11/20/2014  9:00 AM)
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park  (11/20/2014  11:00 AM)
Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn.  (11/20/2014  11:00 AM)
Reptile Discovery and Feeding - Lake Pleasant  (11/21/2014  2:00 AM)
Backyard Birding - Usery Park  (11/21/2014  9:00 AM)
Home School Program: "Measurement Matters" - Usery Park  (11/21/2014  9:00 AM)
Trail Talk Series: San Tan  (11/21/2014  9:00 AM)
Hiking 101 - San Tan  (11/21/2014  12:00 PM)
Movie Night in the Park: “Grand Canyon Adventure” - Usery Park  (11/21/2014  7:00 PM)
Long Hike by Lake Pleasant  (11/22/2014  8:00 AM)
Progressive Fitness Hike #4 - Usery Park  (11/22/2014  8:00 AM)
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan  (11/22/2014  8:00 AM)
Archery 202 - Usery Park  (11/22/2014  9:00 AM)
Elephant Mountain Fortress Hike - Spur Cross  (11/22/2014  9:00 AM)
Competitive Track - Closed - McDowell  (11/22/2014  10:00 AM)
Introduction to Desert Plants - Usery Park  (11/22/2014  10:00 AM)
Library Series - White Tank Wash Ecosystems and Plant Life - White Tank Mtn.  (11/22/2014  10:30 AM)
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn.  (11/22/2014  1:00 PM)
Kid's Photo Scavenger Hunt - Usery Park  (11/22/2014  2:00 PM)
Sonoran Desert Simplified - San Tan  (11/23/2014  8:00 AM)
Beginning Desert Hiking - Usery Park  (11/23/2014  10:00 AM)
Taste the Desert: Mesquite - San Tan  (11/23/2014  12:00 PM)
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross  (11/24/2014  9:00 AM)
Backyard Birding - Usery Park  (11/26/2014  9:00 AM)
* County Observed Holiday  (11/27/2014  12:01 AM)
Thursday Bird Walk - Usery Park  (11/27/2014  9:00 AM)
* County Observed Holiday  (11/28/2014  12:01 AM)
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike - San Tan  (11/28/2014  7:30 AM)
"Just for Kids" - Little Desert Explorers - Usery Park  (11/28/2014  10:00 AM)
Introduction to Desert Plants - Usery Park  (11/28/2014  10:00 AM)
The Geology of Arizona - Usery Park  (11/28/2014  7:00 PM)
Progressive Fitness Hike #5 - Usery Park  (11/29/2014  8:00 AM)
Saturday Bird Walk - Usery Park  (11/29/2014  9:00 AM)
Wildlife Safari - Usery Park  (11/29/2014  10:00 AM)
Shoreline Fishing Talk @ Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant  (11/29/2014  10:30 AM)
Man on the Mountain: Historical Hike - San Tan  (11/29/2014  12:00 PM)
Things to Do At or Near Lake Pleasant - Lake Pleasant  (11/29/2014  12:30 PM)
Campground Nature Walk - Usery Park  (11/29/2014  4:00 PM)
Animal Flashlight Walk - San Tan  (11/29/2014  7:30 PM)
New to Arizona? - Usery Park  (11/30/2014  10:00 AM)
Desert Edibles Walk - Usery Park  (11/30/2014  2:00 PM)
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