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Events for 11/6/2014
Sunrise Hike - White Tank Mtn.
Set your alarm and get a great start to the day! Join a park volunteer for a sunrise hike along the ...

Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park
Want to get in shape and stay in shape? Want to meet others who want to do the same? Join us for t ...

Desert Edibles Walk - San Tan
If you have ever wanted to know what plants in the Sonoran Desert you can eat, then this program is ...

Thursday Bird Walk - Usery Park
How do you tell one brown bird from the next and what are the first three items to look for as the l ...

Wellness Program -Estrella Park
These morning walks are geared for anyone who wants to start walking their way toward better health ...

"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park
Kids (including parents and caregivers) will learn about our desert through a fun story, game, and a ...

Sunset/Moonlight Hike on Lousley Hill - McDowell
We will hike up an over Lousley Hill while the sun is setting and the moon is rising. Enjoy beautif ...

Thursday Evening Bird Watch Hike With the Full Moon - Lake Pleasant
Some of our desert birds and shoreline birds like to stay out a bit longer on full moon nights, so l ...

Full Moon Hike - Spur Cross
November 6 Thursday 6:00 pm Full Moon Hike (moderate) The Conservation Area is a different ex ...

Upcoming Events in November
McDowell Trailhead Staging Area - Closed Saturday and Sunday morning  (11/1/2014  6:00 AM)
Runners on the Pemberton Trail-McDowell  (11/1/2014  6:00 AM)
Progressive Fitness Hike #1 - Usery Park  (11/1/2014  8:00 AM)
Demo new mountain bikes-McDowell  (11/1/2014  9:00 AM)
Desert Denizen's - Cave Creek Regional Park  (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)
Exploring the Desert - McDowell  (11/1/2014  10:00 AM)
Feeding Frenzy! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (11/1/2014  10:00 AM)
Shoreline Fishing Talk @ Visitor Center - Lake Pleasant  (11/1/2014  10:30 AM)
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park  (11/1/2014  11:00 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)
Birding Adventures - San Tan  (11/2/2014  8:00 AM)
Demo new mountain bikes-McDowell  (11/2/2014  9:00 AM)
Exploring Spur Cross  (11/2/2014  9:00 AM)
Family Fitness Hike -Estrella Park  (11/2/2014  9:00 AM)
New to Arizona? - Usery Park  (11/2/2014  10:00 AM)
"Desert General Store" Walk - White Tank Mtn.  (11/2/2014  1:00 PM)
Life in the Desert -Estrella Park  (11/2/2014  1:00 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  6:30 PM)
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell -Trailhead Staging Area  (11/7/2014  8:00 AM)
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)
Almost Full Moon Hike -Estrella Park  (11/7/2014  7:30 PM)
Family Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn.  (11/7/2014  7:30 PM)
Full Moon Hike - Usery Park  (11/7/2014  7:30 PM)
Birds of Estrella -Estrella Park  (11/8/2014  8:00 AM)
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)
10 Common Birds of the Sonoran Desert - McDowell  (11/8/2014  8:30 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)
Wonderful World of Plants -Estrella Park  (11/8/2014  11:00 AM)
Become a Jr. Ranger - McDowell  (11/8/2014  11:30 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)
Kids Series: The Saguaro Cactus  (11/9/2014  11:00 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  6:30 PM)
Exploring the Desert Scenic Hike with the Ranger - Lake Pleasant  (11/13/2014  8:00 AM)
Fall Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park  (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)
CANCELED - Plants of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn.  (11/13/2014  10:00 AM)
Reptile Feeding - McDowell  (11/13/2014  1:00 PM)
Desert Show & Tell - McDowell  (11/13/2014  1:30 PM)
Looking for Birds Hike - Lake Pleasant  (11/14/2014  7:00 AM)
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike - San Tan  (11/14/2014  7:30 AM)
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell - Wagner Trailhead  (11/14/2014  8:00 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)
Clay Mine Adventure! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (11/14/2014  6:00 PM)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (11/14/2014  6:30 PM)
Scorpion Search -Estrella Park  (11/14/2014  7:00 PM)
Animal Flashlight Walk - Usery Park  (11/14/2014  7:30 PM)
Four Peaks - Closed - McDowell  (11/15/2014  6:00 AM)
Archery 101 a - Cave Creek Regional Park  (11/15/2014  8:00 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)
Archery 101 b - Cave Creek Regional Park  (11/15/2014  10:00 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)
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park  (11/15/2014  11:00 AM)
All About Birds - Usery Park  (11/15/2014  12:00 PM)
Archery "OPEN RANGE"- Cave Creek Regional 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)
Photography 101 -Estrella Park  (11/15/2014  3:30 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)
Lake Pleasant Trails Grand Opening Celebration  (11/16/2014  1:00 PM)
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)
10 Common Birds of the Sonoran Desert - McDowell  (11/19/2014  4:00 PM)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (11/19/2014  6:30 PM)
Scenic "See the Lake Like Never Before" Hike - Lake Pleasant  (11/20/2014  7:00 AM)
Fall Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park  (11/20/2014  8:00 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)
McDowell Friday Fitness Hike-Tom's Thumb Trailhead (end of 128th st.*OUTSIDE* of park)- DIFFICULT  (11/21/2014  8:00 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)
This Walk is for the Birds! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (11/22/2014  8:30 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)
"The Thanksgiving Bird" - Cave Creek Regional Park  (11/22/2014  10:30 AM)
Library Series - White Tank Wash Ecosystems and Plant Life - White Tank Mtn.  (11/22/2014  10:30 AM)
Animal Art! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (11/22/2014  1:00 PM)
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn.  (11/22/2014  1:00 PM)
Kid's Photo Scavenger Hunt - Usery Park  (11/22/2014  2:00 PM)
"Rattlesnakes of Arizona!" - Cave Creek Regional Park  (11/22/2014  2:30 PM)
Campfire & Social - McDowell  (11/22/2014  6:30 PM)
Sonoran Desert Simplified - San Tan  (11/23/2014  8:00 AM)
Rocks and Streams Walk - Spur Cross  (11/23/2014  9:00 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)
Night Shredders - San Tan  (11/26/2014  6:30 PM)
* 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)
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell - Sonoran Trail- DIFFICULT  (11/28/2014  8:00 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)
Basic Geocaching - McDowell  (11/29/2014  9:00 AM)
Saturday Bird Walk - Usery Park  (11/29/2014  9:00 AM)
Clay Mine Adventure! - Cave Creek Regional Park  (11/29/2014  10:00 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)
Become a Jr. Ranger - McDowell  (11/30/2014  11:30 AM)
The Desert Tortoise and Friends - McDowell  (11/30/2014  1:30 PM)
Desert Edibles Walk - Usery Park  (11/30/2014  2:00 PM)
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