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Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park
Cave Creek Regional Park
This is the best place to get going on your New Year's fitness resolution! Who needs a gym membership when you can reap the same benefits in the beautiful outdoors? See how fun exercise can be out in the scenic setting of Cave Creek Regional Park. All levels of fitness are welcome. We will set a moderate, steady pace, based on the fitness level of participants. Beginners are welcome. We will hike about a 3.5 miles in a different part of the park each week. Meet at the Nature Center.

Date: 1/3/2013
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Duration: 2 hours
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per vehicle park entry fee
 
Contact: Ranger Mark - markpaulat@mail.maricopa.gov
Location: Meet at the Nature Center
 
Address:
37900 N. Cave Creek Parkway85331
"Just for Kids" - Little Desert Explorers - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
This 1-mile hike is designed for parents and grandparents with small children, ages 3 – 6 years. Using their senses, kids will discover lots of cool things about the plants and animals that call our desert “home.” We will explore the desert along the scenic Merkle Trail. The hard-smooth surface of this trail will accommodate wheelchairs and strollers. Please bring water, hats, and closed-toe shoes. Location: Area 6.

Date: 1/3/2013
Time: 10:00 AM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car
 
 
All About Raptors - "Brown-Bag It" with the Bird Lady - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
What are the birds of prey that live around here? What makes them so special and unique? How do they survive and thrive in the wild? If you would like to know the answers to these questions, or any questions you may have about raptors, then this one-hour presentation is for you! Bring your sandwich to the “Brown-Bag It” series inside our Nature Center as our bird expert, Sandy Hornbaker, shares some amazing facts about these beautiful birds. Location: Nature Center.

Date: 1/3/2013
Time: 12:00 PM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car