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<October 2013>

Fridays Fitness Hike - North Trailhead- McDowell
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Fridays Fitness Hike – North Trail. Come to one or all of the Fitness Hiking Series, every Friday. We build up to a longer hike at the end of the month. Please wear sturdy shoes & bring plenty of water. Meet at the North Trailhead for this 1 hour easy hike.

Date: 10/4/2013
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Duration: 1 hour
Speaker: Ranger Amy
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 per vehicle park entry fee
Contact: 480-471-0173x201
Location: McDowell Mountain Regional Park
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.,Scottsdale, AZ 85269
Photo courtesy of, AZ  
Fitness Friday at Spur Cross
Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
October 4 Friday 8:00 am Fitness Friday (moderate) Get your day started with a two to three mile brisk, non-interpretive walk. Participants need not be tri-athletes, just ordinary folks who would like to add diversity to their existing walking program. Wear sturdy shoes and bring plenty of water.

Date: 10/4/2013
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Duration: 90 minutes
Speaker: Kevin Smith, park ranger
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $3 per person
Contact: Kevin Smith, Park Ranger at 480-488-6623 or e-mail
Images of Estrella Photo Walk - Estrella
Estrella Mountain Park
Some say that image is everything. This hike that will 'focus' on photos and so you can capture the images and memories of your outdoor adventure. This scenic hike will allow for plenty of stops to capture those moments as we enjoy beautiful views of the Estrella Mountains. We will provide the scenery, but make sure to bring your camera, water, and appropriate footwear. Hike will be approximately 2.5-miles. Meet at the Coldwater Trailhead.

Date: 10/4/2013
Time: 8:30 AM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 vehicle entry fee or annual pass
Location: Estrella Mountain Regional Park
14805 W. Vineyard Ave
Goodyear, AZ  
Movie Night in the Park: “The Wild West - Amazing Desert Animals” - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
This brand new Nat Geo film showcases some of our unique desert animals. Watch a roadrunner take on a rattlesnake and a group of hawks hunting like a wolf pack! Included is a rarely-seen rattlesnake fight which was filmed at Usery Park. Then watch us feed our snakes after the movie! Feel free to bring snacks and drinks with you (no glass bottles), otherwise, concessions are available. Note: Due to some violent animal scenes, this movie may not be suitable for younger children. Location: Nature Center.

Date: 10/4/2013
Time: 7:00 PM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car