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Dixie Mine Hidden Petroglyph Hike - meet OUTSIDE of Park - McDowell
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Dixie Mine Hidden Petroglyph Hike - The Dixie Mine area is one of the best kept secrets in the Park. This 5.8 mi roundtrip hike has some steep slopes, but the reward is well worth it. Bring more water than you think you'll need, and snacks, and meet at the Golden Eagle trailhead in Fountain Hills. Call the Park for directions to the Trailhead.

Date: 11/1/2012
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Duration: 3.5 hrs
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $2.00 per person park entry (walk-in fee).
 
Contact: Amy Burnett, Interpretive Ranger 480-471-0173
Location: Dixie Mine Trailhead
 
Address:
Northern end of Golden Eagle Blvd. at end of road
Fountain Hills, AZ  
85268
Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park
Cave Creek Regional Park
This way better than a treadmill! See how fun exercise can be in Cave Creek Regional Park. Come to one or all of the Fitness Hikes. 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 bring you out on a different trail each week and total 2.5 to 3.5 miles each week. Meet at the Slate Trailhead.

Date: 11/1/2012
Time: 9:00 AM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per vehicle park entry fee
 
Contact: Ranger Mark - markpaulat@mail.maricopa.gov
Location: Meet at the Slate Trailhead
 
Address:
37019 N. Lava Lane85331
"Just for Kids" - Story Time in the Desert - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
Kids (including parents and grandparents) will learn about our desert through a fun story, game, and a short nature walk. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy after the program as we have three shaded playgrounds in our park. Please bring water, hats, and closed-toe shoes. Location: Nature Center.

Date: 11/1/2012
Time: 11:00 AM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car
 
 
Ride with the Ranger- Cave Creek Regional Park
Cave Creek Regional Park
Join the Ranger and Cave Creek Trailrides as we introduce you to the amazing wonders of Cave Creek Park and the Sonoran Desert on horseback! This will be a 1 hour ride where we will introduce you to the nature and landscape as you have never seen it before. Registration is required for this fee based program. ***Please call Cave Creek Trailrides at 623-742-6700 to sign up****

Date: 11/1/2012
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Duration: 1 hour
Speaker: Cave Creek Trailrides and Ranger Mark
Registration Required: Yes    
Fee: Trail Ride Standard Fee and $6.00 per vehicle park entry
 
More Info: http://www.cavecreektrailrides.com/
Contact: Cave Creek Trailrides 623-742-6700
Location: Cave Creek Trailrides
 
Address:
37019 N. Lava Lane
Cave Creek, AZ  
85331