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The Maricopa County Parks offer visitors the opportunity for star gazing throughout our park system. We even provide the telescope. You will view and learn about the moon, the planets, deep space objects like star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. Bring your own chairs and snacks. The whole family will enjoy the program. No pets allowed. These programs are conducted by Tony La Conte of Stargazing For Everyone. The cost for the program is only the $6 per vehicle park entry fee.

For more information on specific dates, times, and parks offering these programs, visit our calendar and Stargazing for Everyone's Event Page.

2014 Schedule
     
Park Date Time
Cave Creek Saturday, October 18, 2014 7:30 p.m.
     
Desert Outdoor Center Saturday, October 25, 2014
Saturday, March 21, 2015
7:30 p.m.
     
Estrella Mtn. Saturday, November 29, 2014
Saturday, April 11, 2015
7:30 p.m.
     
Lake Pleasant

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Saturday, May 9, 2015

7:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m.
     
McDowell Mtn. Saturday, February 21, 2015 7:30 p.m.
     
San Tan Saturday, November 8, 2014
Friday, March 20, 2015
7:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m.
     
Spur Cross Saturday, May 2, 2015 7:30 p.m.
     
Usery Mtn. Saturday, January 17, 2015
Saturday, March 14, 2015
7:30 p.m.
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White Tank Mtn. Saturday, August 16, 2014
Saturday, February 7, 2015
7:30 p.m.

NOTE: Dates and times are subject to change. Please double check Stargazing for Everyone's calendar.

All About Bats - Usery Park
Night Shredders - San Tan

Homeschool: Macro-Invertebrates - San Tan - 9/18/2014
Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 9/18/2014
McDowell Friday Fitness Hike-Tom's Thumb Trailhead (end of 128th st.)- DIFFICULT - 9/19/2014
Strange and Silly Saguaros - Usery Park - 9/19/2014
FREE Beginner Canoeing Classroom Presentation at Cabela's - 9/19/2014
FREE Beginner Canoeing Classroom Presentation at Cabela's - 9/19/2014
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 9/20/2014
Early Bird Walk and Program - White Tank Mtn. - 9/20/2014
Beginner Flatwater Canoeing On-water Skills Course - 9/20/2014
Beginner Flatwater Canoeing On-water Skills Course - 9/20/2014
Rock Art of Spur Cross - 9/20/2014
Sonoran Story and Craft Time: Just for Kids - San Tan - 9/20/2014
All About Desert Tortoises: Presented by Wildman Phil- San Tan - 9/20/2014
Venomous Reptiles - LIVE!! - Usery Park - 9/20/2014
Spotlight on Desert Night Life - San Tan - 9/20/2014
"Desert General Store" Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 9/24/2014
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park - 9/24/2014
Night Shredders - San Tan - 9/24/2014
Exploring New Trails - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant - 9/25/2014
The Desert Tortoise and Friends - McDowell - 9/25/2014
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell - Sonoran Trail- DIFFICULT - 9/26/2014
Home School Program: "Chemical Reactions and More" - Usery Park - 9/26/2014
All About Elk - Usery Park - 9/26/2014
Nocturnal Desert Wildlife Talk - Lake Pleasant - 9/26/2014
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 9/26/2014
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Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm
except holidays 

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
maricopacountyparks@mail.maricopa.gov

 
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