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Fridays Fitness Hike – Trailhead Staging
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Fridays Fitness Hike – Various locations in Park- ALL Fridays 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. This week's hike starts at the Trailhead Staging Area.

Date: 5/16/2014
Time: 6:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Duration: 2 hours
Speaker: Ranger Amy
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 per vehicle park entry fee
 
Contact: amyburnett@mail.maricopa.gov 480-471-0173x201
Location: McDowell Mountain Regional Park
 
Address:
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.,Scottsdale, AZ 85269
Photo courtesy of www.visitphoenix.com, AZ  
Desert Wash Discovery - White Tank Mtn.
White Tank Mountains Regional Park
Desert washes are critical to the well-being of the desert. They provide shelter and travel routes for desert critters of all sizes, channel storm runoff, and reveal a cutaway view of what's underground. Join Ranger Jessica and park volunteer Joe Weber on a walk through one of the larger washes in the park. There is some rock hopping and most of the walk is in sand. No dogs, please. Please meet at Area 9.

Date: 5/16/2014
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM    
Speaker: Ranger Jessica and park volunteer Joe Weber
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6/vehicle park entry fee
 
Contact: 623-935-2505
Location: White Tank Mtn. Regional Park
 
Address:
20304 W. White Tank Mtn. Rd
Waddell, AZ  
85355
All About Venomous Snakes - San Tan
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
In Arizona we consider ourselves very fortunate because, according to Arizona Game and Fish, there are 13 species of rattlesnakes that live in Arizona, more than any other state. Would you know what to do if you encounter a snake? Join Ranger Tish as we explore the world of rattlesnakes. Meet in the Nature Center.

Date: 5/16/2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Duration: 1.0 hour
Speaker: Ranger Tish
Registration Required: No    
 
More Info: http://www.maricopa.gov/parks/santan/
Contact: TishiaStewart@mail.maricopa.gov
Location: Nature Center
 
Address:
6533 West Phillips Road
Queen Creek, AZ  
85142
Animal Flashlight Walk - San Tan
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
We are the nocturnal animals of the desert and we like to hide. Help Ranger Tish find us if you can! If you would like to learn about us and enjoy a night walk in the desert, then join Ranger Tish as she takes you on this exciting 1.3-mile hike along the Littleleaf/Goldmine Trail Trail. Please bring water, a flashlight, and closed-toe shoes. No pets, please. Meet under the Flag Pole.

Date: 5/16/2014
Time: 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Duration: 1.0 hour
Speaker: Ranger Tish
Registration Required: No    
 
More Info: http://www.maricopa.gov/parks/santan/
Contact: TishiaStewart@mail.maricopa.gov
Location: Meet at Flag Pole
 
Address:
6533 West Phillips Road
Queen Creek, AZ  
85142