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Fridays Fitness Hike - Trailhead Staging Area- McDowell
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
ALL Fridays (hike length varies). Come to one or all of the Fitness Hiking Series, every Friday. It's a great way to meet new people and get fit! We build up to a longer hike at the end of each month. Meet at the Trailhead Staging Area.

Date: 4/27/2012
Time: 7:00 AM - 9:00 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
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Healthy Hiking at Spur Cross
Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
April 27 Friday 8:00 am Healthy Hiking (moderate) Join us for a 2.5 mile / 1.5 hour aerobic walk through a portion of the Conservation Area. Participants need not be tri-athletes, just ordinary folks who would like to begin or add diversity to their existing walking program.

Date: 4/27/2012
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
Desert Wash Walk at White Tank Park
White Tank Mountains Regional Park
1.5 miles total. Some rock hopping and climbing. The desert washes are critical to the well being of the desert. They provide shelter for the inhabitants, channel storm runoff and reveal a cutaway view of the geology of the area. Join the staff on a walk through one of the Park’s more interesting washes. There is some rock hopping and climbing on this one and most of the walk is in sand so it can be a little too strenuous for small children and those with physical limitations. Plan accordingly. No dogs on this hike please. Meet near the Area 9 rest room at 9:00 am.

Date: 4/27/2012
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Duration: 2.5 hours
Speaker: Park Rangers
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6.00 per vehicle - Park entry fee
Location: Area 9