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Events for All Parks
April, 2015
Exploring the Sonoran Desert - McDowell - 4/1/2015
April Fools and Cactus Blooms! - White Tank Mtn. - 4/1/2015
Meandering the Merkle - Usery Park - 4/1/2015
Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross - 4/1/2015
Hiking the Grand Canyon - Usery Park - 4/1/2015
April Fool's Day Crazy Hat Sunset and Moon Glow Hike - Lake Pleasant - 4/1/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 4/1/2015
Fitness Thursdays -Estrella Park - 4/2/2015
Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/2/2015
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park - 4/2/2015
Bird Walk - McDowell - 4/2/2015
Desert Scavenger Hike - Lake Pleasant - 4/2/2015
Homeschool: Land Before Time - San Tan - 4/2/2015
Desert Plant Walk- White Tank Mtn. - 4/2/2015
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park - 4/2/2015
Storytelling - Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 4/2/2015
Ride with the Ranger to the Clay Mine! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/2/2015
Friday Fitness Hike- 4 Peaks (Horse) Staging Area - McDowell - 4/3/2015
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike - San Tan - 4/3/2015
Hike the Wind Cave Trail - Usery Park - 4/3/2015
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 - Lake Pleasant - 4/3/2015
Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross - 4/3/2015
Hike by the Light of a Full Moon! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/3/2015
Family Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 4/3/2015
Full Moon Hike - "Full Pink Moon" - Usery Park - 4/3/2015
Full Moon Hike - McDowell - 4/3/2015
Night Hike -Estrella Park - 4/3/2015
“Scrambled EGGstravaganza” Crafts and Games - San Tan - 4/4/2015
Archery 101 (Two class times available) - Usery Park - 4/4/2015
Family Fitness Hike -Estrella Park - 4/4/2015
Tot Trot on the Tortoise Trail - McDowell - 4/4/2015
Wag ‘n’ Walk Dog Adoption Hike - Usery Park - 4/4/2015
"Just for Kids" - Little Desert Explorers - Usery Park - 4/4/2015
Desert Denizen's - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/4/2015
Nature Nurture-Kids Craft Time! McDowell - 4/4/2015
Feeding Frenzy! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/4/2015
Animal Signs -Estrella Park - 4/4/2015
Lake Pleasant Easter Island Egg Hunt Paddle - 4/4/2015
Reptile Feeding - San Tan - 4/4/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Sunset & Full Moon Paddle - Lake Pleasant - 4/4/2015
Adult Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 4/4/2015
Moonlight Hike and Campfire - San Tan - 4/4/2015
Full Moon Hike - Spur Cross - 4/4/2015
Sonoran Desert 101 - Usery Park - 4/5/2015
Super Saguaro Walk - Usery Park - 4/5/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 4/6/2015
Desert Denizens - San Tan - 4/7/2015
Bird Watching with Rose! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/8/2015
Buds and Blooms Walk - McDowell - 4/8/2015
Cactus Flower Walk- White Tank Mtn. - 4/8/2015
Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross - 4/8/2015
"Just for Kids" - Toddler Cruise - Usery Park - 4/8/2015
Sonoran Story, Craft, and Play Time - White Tank Mtn. - 4/8/2015
Native Plants for Arizona Landscapes - Usery Park - 4/8/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 4/8/2015
Sunrise Hike - White Tank Mtn - 4/9/2015
Fitness Thursdays -Estrella Park - 4/9/2015
Ranger-led Hike on the North Trail - McDowell - 4/9/2015
Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/9/2015
Wildflower Wanderings - San Tan - 4/9/2015
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell - Wagner Trailhead - 4/10/2015
Find the Ranger -Estrella Park - 4/10/2015
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 4/10/2015
All About Mountain Lions - San Tan - 4/10/2015
All About Gila Monsters - Usery Park - 4/10/2015
Animal Spotlighting - San Tan - 4/10/2015
Bug Theater with the Ranger! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/10/2015
Animal Flashlight Walk - Usery Park - 4/10/2015
Hike Into History- Ford Canyon Dam - White Tank Mtn. - 4/11/2015
Elephant Mountain Fortress Hike - Spur Cross - 4/11/2015
LAKE PLEASANT PADDLE FEST EVENT - 4/11/2015
Birds of Estrella -Estrella Park - 4/11/2015
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 4/11/2015
**CANCELLED **Geocaching 101 - McDowell - 4/11/2015
Archery 101 - San Tan - 4/11/2015
Short Wildflower Hike - Lake Pleasant - 4/11/2015
Clay Mine Adventure! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/11/2015
Find the Naturalist on the North Pipeline Canyon and Yavapai Loop Trails - Lake Pleasant - 4/11/2015
Ride with the Ranger -Estrella Park - 4/11/2015
Bird Weirdness II -Estrella Park - 4/11/2015
Desert Edibles - San Tan - 4/11/2015
Storytelling - Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 4/11/2015
Reptile Feeding - McDowell - 4/11/2015
Movie Night in the Park: “Toughest Desert Animals” - Usery Park - 4/11/2015
STARGAZING FOR EVERYONE!! -Estrella Park - 4/11/2015
Early Morning Paddle Tour of Great Blue Heron Island - Lake Pleasant - 4/12/2015
Wildflower Portraits - San Tan - 4/12/2015
Mountain Biking 101 - San Tan - 4/12/2015
Photographic Safari! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/12/2015
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 4/12/2015
Flower Power Hike! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/12/2015
Our Tasty Desert -Estrella Park - 4/12/2015
Sunset Hike -Estrella Park - 4/12/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 4/13/2015
Desert Edibles Walk - Usery Park - 4/13/2015
All About Reptiles - Usery Park - 4/14/2015
Birds & Flowers Walk - McDowell - 4/15/2015
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross - 4/15/2015
Amazing Desert Plants - Usery Park - 4/15/2015
Edible and Useful Plants of the Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 4/15/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 4/15/2015
Fitness Thursdays -Estrella Park - 4/16/2015
Bloomin' Cactus Walk - San Tan - 4/16/2015
Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/16/2015
Homeschool: Wild and Wacky Behavior - San Tan - 4/16/2015
Ride with the Ranger to the Clay Mine! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/16/2015
Fridays Fitness Hike - Dixie Mine Trailhead (End of Golden Eagle Blvd) - McDowell - 4/17/2015
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike *FINALE* - San Tan - 4/17/2015
Black Rock Archaeology Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 4/17/2015
"Scenic Lookout" Hike to Yavapai Point - Lake Pleasant - 4/17/2015
Little Learners -Estrella Park - 4/17/2015
Trail Talk: Living with Giants - San Tan - 4/17/2015
In Search of Scorpions by Starlight! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/17/2015
Early Bird Walk with Sonoran Audubon - White Tank Mtn. - 4/18/2015
Trailwork Volunteers Day - San Tan - 4/18/2015
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 9AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 4/18/2015
Hohokam Houses - the Ruins of Spur Cross - 4/18/2015
Petroglyph Hike -Estrella Park - 4/18/2015
The Verse Traverse - a Poetic Discovery Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 4/18/2015
The Desert Tortoise- McDowell - 4/18/2015
Pollywoggin’ Storytime with Rose! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/18/2015
April Loons -White Tank Mtn. - 4/18/2015
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 11AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 4/18/2015
Animal Signs! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/18/2015
Hiking 101 - San Tan - 4/18/2015
Little Explorers: Just for Kids - San Tan - 4/18/2015
Survival Basics - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/18/2015
Nocturnal Animals Hike -Estrella Park - 4/18/2015
Desert Wash Discovery Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 4/19/2015
Find the Ranger at Spur Cross - 4/19/2015
Kids Series: Tortoise Tots -Estrella Park - 4/19/2015
Scavenger Hunt -Estrella Park - 4/19/2015
Flashlight Wildlife Hike - Lake Pleasant - 4/19/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 4/20/2015
Earth Day Program- Owl Tales - White Tank Mtn. - 4/21/2015
Earth Day Family Movie - The Lorax - White Tank Mtn. - 4/22/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 4/22/2015
Fitness Thursdays -Estrella Park - 4/23/2015
Eco-Tour of San Tan MRP - San Tan - 4/23/2015
Saguaro Blooms Hike - McDowell - 4/23/2015
Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/23/2015
NEW DATE! - Basic Outdoor Photography - White Tank Mtn. - 4/23/2015
McDowell Friday Fitness Hike-Tom's Thumb Trailhead - 4/24/2015
Exploring the Beardsley Trail South - 10 Lane East Parking Area - 4/24/2015
Wag the Dog - San Tan - 4/24/2015
The Early People: Rise and Fall of Ancient Civilizations - San Tan - 4/24/2015
Noticing Nature - White Tank Mtn. - 4/24/2015
Scorpion Search -Estrella Park - 4/24/2015
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 4/25/2015
In Search of Birds, with Joe Ford! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/25/2015
Become a Jr. Ranger - McDowell - 4/25/2015
Old Man of the Mountain: Historical Walk - San Tan - 4/25/2015
Rock Art of Spur Cross - 4/25/2015
Believe it or Not! -Estrella Park - 4/25/2015
Birds of the Sonoran Desert, with Joe Ford! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/25/2015
Photography 101 -Estrella Park - 4/25/2015
Geology of the Valley - San Tan - 4/25/2015
Earth Day Library Series Children's Program - Owl Pellet Investigation - White Tank Mtn. - 4/25/2015
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 4/25/2015
Animal Art! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/25/2015
National Astronomy Day Stargazing with Telescopes at Lake Pleasant - 4/25/2015
New to Arizona? - San Tan - 4/26/2015
Archery 101 a - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/26/2015
Mountain Biking 101 - San Tan - 4/26/2015
Archery 101 b - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/26/2015
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 4/26/2015
Archery "OPEN RANGE"- Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/26/2015
Arizona Wildlife Mythbusting -Estrella Park - 4/26/2015
"Cactus Bingo" Hike - Yavapai Lower Loop Trail - Lake Pleasant - 4/26/2015
Know and Go Scorpion Hunt - Lake Pleasant - 4/26/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 4/27/2015
Birds and Blooms Walk - McDowell - 4/29/2015
Cacti of Spur Cross - 4/29/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 4/29/2015
Early Morning Nature Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 4/30/2015
Fitness Thursdays -Estrella Park - 4/30/2015
Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/30/2015
Homeschool: Where the Wild Things Are - San Tan - 4/30/2015
Reptile Feeding - McDowell - 4/30/2015


Events for All Parks
May, 2015
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell - Wagner Trailhead - 5/1/2015
May Day without Venom Hike, Protect Yourself from Bites and Stings - Lake Pleasant - 5/1/2015
Clay Mine Adventure! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 5/1/2015
All About Venomous Snakes - San Tan - 5/1/2015
Family Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 5/1/2015
Full Moon Hike - San Tan - 5/1/2015
Rocks and Streams Walk - Spur Cross - 5/2/2015
Wag the Dog - San Tan - 5/2/2015

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