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<February 2016>

Back by popular demand...the Fall Challenge has returned! Last year we challenged you to hike 100-miles in three months and you rose to the challenge.

This year, you’ll be asked to solve puzzles, participate in activities, and truly experience the beauty of the Sonoran desert. So round up your friends, print out your bingo cards and prepare for a fun fall of outings.


Bingo card
East Valley
East Valley Bingo Card
West Valley
West Valley Bingo Card
All Parks
All Parks Bingo Card





Game Rules:

  • The program begins at 8 a.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2012 and closes at 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2013.
  • The completed Bingo Blitz form(s) must be received by 4 p.m., no exceptions, and may be turned into any participating County park.
  • To be eligible for the grand prize drawing(s) of an Annual Pass ($75 value) and $25 Nature Center retail voucher (total value not to exceed $100), participants must complete the entire board (blackout) and have park staff initial and date activities.
  • A total of three grand prizes will be awarded (one per board - i.e., East/West/Systemwide Boards).
  • Each participant may submit one entry per board.
  • Participants may NOT combine activities on boards OR combine boards with other participants to achieve blackout(s).
  • If the selected winner currently holds an Annual Pass, the Annual Pass will be renewed for one year upon date of expiration.
  • Participants who complete one Bingo Blitz card will receive a limited edition tee-shirt at the park the board is surrendered at on March 13, 2013.
  • Only one tee-shirt will be awarded per person - regardless of the number of boards completed.
  • Tee-shirts must be picked up at the park. Participants may make arrangements to pick-up a shirt from the park by March 27, 2013.
  • Tee-shirts will NOT be shipped to customers and park(s) will not be responsible for product not picked up.



Friday Fitness Hike - Dixie Mine - McDowell
"Desert General Store" Walk - White Tank Mtn.
Hiking the Scenic Yavapai Point Trail - Lake Pleasant
“Just for Kids” – Little Desert Explorers - Usery Park
Meet the Michelin Man! - Cave Creek Regional Park
Wolves in Arizona - McDowell

Birds of Estrella -Estrella Park - 2/13/2016
Progressive Fitness Hike #6 - Usery Park - 2/13/2016
Hike the Go-John Trail! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/13/2016
NEW! - Strike a Pose, Sonoran-Style! (Family Yoga) - White Tank Mtn. - 2/13/2016
***JUST ADDED, BY POPULAR DEMAND! - Rattlesnakes: Facts and Fiction! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/13/2016
Archery 101 - San Tan - 2/13/2016
Become a Jr. Ranger - McDowell - 2/13/2016
History Hiking to a View Above the Lake - Lake Pleasant - 2/13/2016
Eat the Desert - Usery Park - 2/13/2016
Bike Demo Day - McDowell - 2/13/2016
Liberty Wildlife Raptors -Estrella Park - 2/13/2016
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 2/13/2016
Archery 202 - San Tan - 2/13/2016
Nature Photography for Beginners - Usery Park - 2/13/2016
Sweethear Stampede & Singles Mingle Scenic Trail Sunset Social Hike & Campfire - McDowell - 2/13/2016
Desert Explorations -Estrella Park - 2/14/2016
Geology, Gold, and Streams Walk - Spur Cross - 2/14/2016
Hike the Military Trail this Valentine’s Day! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/14/2016
New to Arizona? - Usery Park - 2/14/2016
Black Rock Petroglyph Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 2/15/2016
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 2/15/2016
Beginning Desert Hiking - Usery Park - 2/15/2016
Lower Dragonfly Trail Walk - Spur Cross - 2/17/2016
Wednesday Wildflower Walk -White Tank Mtn. - 2/17/2016
Home School: Desert Discoveries - Usery Park - 2/17/2016

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Maricopa County Parks & Recreation Dept.
The Headquarter Administrative Offices are located at:
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Unit Operations Center

Morristown, AZ 85342
Ph: 602-506-2930 or (928) 501-9200
Fax: (602)372-8596

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