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Events for 11/8/2014
Birds of Estrella -Estrella Park
Explore the bird life of Estrella Park with special guest guide Joe Ford. Whether you’ve been workin ...

Progressive Fitness Hike #2 - Usery Park
Want to increase your fitness level and also enjoy the outdoors? Hit the trails with us for a fun w ...

San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan
Join us again for another exciting mountain bike ride among the beautiful San Tan Mountains. Most gr ...

10 Common Birds of the Sonoran Desert - McDowell
Join the Ranger for this bird briefing! We will set off on a short walk on a barrier-free trail tha ...

Saturday 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 ...

Yavapai Trail Hike with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant
If you ever wanted to learn about the desert and at the same time see spectactular scenery, this is ...

Adventures with Sam the Salamander - San Tan
Join Maricopa County’s Storm Water Quality Program as we go on an adventure with Sam the Salamander ...

Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn.
Join award-winning author and storyteller Dr. Joyce Story to hear interesting and entertaining deser ...

Wonderful World of Plants -Estrella Park
Special guest speaker Joe Ford will be presenting unusual and important information all about plants ...

Become a Jr. Ranger - McDowell
Bring your kids (ages 5-12) out to the park for this "on your own" program. Stop by the Visitor Cen ...

Kid vs. Wild - Usery Park
Kids, what would you do if you got lost in the desert? This fun program will teach you what to do! ...

Adult Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn.
See the desert in a different light - moonlight! Join us for a moonlight hike along the Waterfall T ...

Stargazing for Everyone - San Tan
Come watch the sky with us! Look through massive telescopes (setup for your viewing pleasure) and e ...

Upcoming Events in November
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)
Fitness Hike -Estrella Park  (11/22/2014  8:30 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)
Desert Tales Author Storytelling -Estrella Park  (11/22/2014  11:00 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)
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)
**Time Change** Sonoran Desert Simplified - San Tan  (11/23/2014  3:00 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)
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park  (11/29/2014  11:00 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)
Stargazing For Everyone -Estrella Park  (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)
Kids Series: The Saguaro Cactus -Estrella Park  (11/30/2014  1:00 PM)
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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