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Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross**CANCELLED**
Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
April 14 Monday 8:00 am Take Your Walk to the Desert (moderate) Join park docent Coni for a moderate 3 to 5 mile hike (ability of hikers and weather will determine the length of hike). We might hike through riparian areas with seasonal water in Cave Creek or hike across the mesa tops in the upland Sonoran Desert vegetation. We may see wildlife, petroglyphs, and colorful wildflowers. You may learn about cochineal (wow, whats that?), agave, mesquite, prickly pear, and maybe even taste some wolfberries...and, of course, every where you look - wonderful views! Wear sturdy shoes and bring 2 liters of water, a snack, and your camera. Lets hike!!! (THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED)

Date: 4/14/2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Duration: 2-3 hours
Speaker: Docent Coni Grossman
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $3 per person
 
Contact: Kevin Smith, Park ranger at 480-488-6623 or e-mail kevinsmith@mail.maricopa.gov
 
Full Moon Hike - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
Join us for this 2-mile hike under the glowing light of the full moon. This is a great opportunity to experience sights and sounds of the desert at night! Bring your sense of adventure for this interpretive hike with our park ranger, Ranger B. Please bring a flashlight, water, and closed-toe shoes. No pets, please. Location: Staging Area.

Date: 4/14/2014
Time: 7:30 PM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per car