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Events for All Parks
February, 2016
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 2/1/2016
Desert Walk 'n' Talk - San Tan - 2/2/2016
Exploring Spur Cross - 2/3/2016
Wednesday Wildflower Walk -White Tank Mtn. - 2/3/2016
Homeschool Program: Desert Close-Up - Usery Park - 2/3/2016
Night Shredders - San Tan - 2/3/2016
Fitness Thursday -Estrella Park - 2/4/2016
Friends and Fitness Hike - NEW SERIES (White Tank Mtn.) - 2/4/2016
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park - 2/4/2016
Winter Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/4/2016
Campground Bird Walk for Beginner Birders - McDowell - 2/4/2016
Birding Meetup - Usery Park - 2/4/2016
Rock Art of Arizona - Usery Park - 2/4/2016
Friday Fitness Hike-Trailhead Staging Area - McDowell - 2/5/2016
Hiking 101 - San Tan - 2/5/2016
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park - 2/5/2016
Enjoy a Sunset Hike! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/5/2016
Fireside at the Nature Center! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/5/2016
Movie Night: Desert Dreams: Celebrating Five Seasons in the Sonoran Desert - Usery Park - 2/5/2016
**AREA CLOSURE - SPECIAL EVENT ** North End of Park -McDowell - 2/6/2016
*NEW LOCATION * Early Bird Walk with Sonoran Audubon - White Tank Mtn. - 2/6/2016
Missing Miles Hike -Estrella Park - 2/6/2016
Progressive Fitness Hike #5 - Usery Park - 2/6/2016
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross - 2/6/2016
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 9AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 2/6/2016
Wag 'n' Walk Dog Adoption Hike - Usery Park - 2/6/2016
Archery 101 - Usery Park - 2/6/2016
Exploring the Shoreline and Other Things with Naturalist Frank - Lake Pleasant - 2/6/2016
Feeding Frenzy! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/6/2016
Birds of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 2/6/2016
Desert Color Scavenger Hunt -White Tank Mtn. - 2/6/2016
Bike Demo Day - McDowell - 2/6/2016
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 11AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 2/6/2016
Breakfast at the Park - San Tan - 2/6/2016
Liberty Wildlife - Live Animal Presentation! - McDowell - 2/6/2016
Reptile Care and Feeding - San Tan - 2/6/2016
Animal Spotlighting - San Tan - 2/6/2016
CLOSURE- PEMBERTON TRAILHEAD - McDowell - 2/7/2016
Friends and Fitness Hike - LAST HIKE of Series! (White Tank Mtn.) - 2/7/2016
Rock Art of Spur Cross - 2/7/2016
Scavenger Hunt -Estrella Park - 2/7/2016
Become a Jr. Ranger - McDowell - 2/7/2016
Beginning Desert Hiking - Usery Park - 2/7/2016
Frequent Hiker Mileage - San Tan - 2/7/2016
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 2/8/2016
TRAIL CLOSURE - DX MINE - McDowell - 2/9/2016
TRAIL CLOSURE - DX MINE - McDowell - 2/10/2016
Birding with Rose - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/10/2016
Ranger-led Hike on the North Trail - McDowell - 2/10/2016
Wednesday Wildflower Walk -White Tank Mtn. - 2/10/2016
Homeschool: Archaeology and the Basics of Basket Weaving - San Tan - 2/10/2016
Night Shredders - San Tan - 2/10/2016
Fitness Thursday -Estrella Park - 2/11/2016
Sunrise Hike - White Tank Mtn - 2/11/2016
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park - 2/11/2016
Winter Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/11/2016
Introduction to Outdoor Photography Workshop - White Tank Mtn. - 2/11/2016
Discover the Desert Hawk Trail - Usery Park - 2/11/2016
The Desert Tortoise - McDowell - 2/11/2016
What is the Maricopa Trail? - Lake Pleasant - 2/11/2016
Friday Fitness Hike - Dixie Mine - McDowell - 2/12/2016
"Desert General Store" Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 2/12/2016
Hiking the Scenic Yavapai Point Trail - Lake Pleasant - 2/12/2016
“Just for Kids” – Little Desert Explorers - Usery Park - 2/12/2016
Meet the Michelin Man! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/12/2016
Wolves in Arizona - McDowell - 2/12/2016
Birds of Estrella -Estrella Park - 2/13/2016
Progressive Fitness Hike #6 - Usery Park - 2/13/2016
Hike the Go-John Trail! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/13/2016
NEW! - Strike a Pose, Sonoran-Style! (Family Yoga) - White Tank Mtn. - 2/13/2016
***JUST ADDED, BY POPULAR DEMAND! - Rattlesnakes: Facts and Fiction! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/13/2016
Archery 101 - San Tan - 2/13/2016
Become a Jr. Ranger - McDowell - 2/13/2016
History Hiking to a View Above the Lake - Lake Pleasant - 2/13/2016
Eat the Desert - Usery Park - 2/13/2016
Bike Demo Day - McDowell - 2/13/2016
Liberty Wildlife Raptors -Estrella Park - 2/13/2016
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 2/13/2016
Archery 202 - San Tan - 2/13/2016
Nature Photography for Beginners - Usery Park - 2/13/2016
Sweethear Stampede & Singles Mingle Scenic Trail Sunset Social Hike & Campfire - McDowell - 2/13/2016
Desert Explorations -Estrella Park - 2/14/2016
Geology, Gold, and Streams Walk - Spur Cross - 2/14/2016
Hike the Military Trail this Valentine’s Day! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/14/2016
New to Arizona? - Usery Park - 2/14/2016
*County Holiday - 2/15/2016
Black Rock Petroglyph Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 2/15/2016
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 2/15/2016
Beginning Desert Hiking - Usery Park - 2/15/2016
Lower Dragonfly Trail Walk - Spur Cross - 2/17/2016
Wednesday Wildflower Walk -White Tank Mtn. - 2/17/2016
Home School: Desert Discoveries - Usery Park - 2/17/2016
Library Program - The History of the White Tank Mountains -White Tank Mtn. - 2/17/2016
Night Shredders - San Tan - 2/17/2016
Fitness Thursday -Estrella Park - 2/18/2016
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park - 2/18/2016
Winter Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/18/2016
Birding Meetup - Usery Park - 2/18/2016
Meandering the Merkle - Usery Park - 2/18/2016
Friday Fitness Hike - Tom's Thumb - McDowell - 2/19/2016
Let's go! Cave Creek to Spur Cross Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/19/2016
Spur Cross to Cave Creek Maricopa Trail Hike - 2/19/2016
Amazing Desert Plants - Usery Park - 2/19/2016
Ride with a Ranger - On a Horse - San Tan - 2/19/2016
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park - 2/19/2016
Amazing Plants of Our Desert - San Tan - 2/19/2016
Library Series- Turkeys, Camels, and Gila Monsters, oh my! -White Tank Mtn. - 2/19/2016
Ride with a Ranger: On a Horse - San Tan - 2/19/2016
Believe it or Not! Weird Creatures -Estrella Park - 2/19/2016
Family* Moonlight Hike -White Tank Mtn. - 2/19/2016
Scorpion Search- Estrella Park - 2/19/2016
Trails Volunteer Day - San Tan - 2/20/2016
Bird Walk with Joe - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/20/2016
Animal Signs -Estrella Park - 2/20/2016
6th Annual White Tank Arts & Crafts Fair -White Tank Mtn. - 2/20/2016
Kid vs. Wild - Usery Park - 2/20/2016
Take a Walk Looking at Cactus & Plants of the Desert - Lake Pleasant - 2/20/2016
Wonderful World of Plants, with Joe Ford! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/20/2016
Talking Hiking with Frank, Trails, Gear, Ideas and More - Lake Pleasant - 2/20/2016
*** Rattlesnakes: Facts and Fiction! + Homeowner Safety & Avoidance!***- Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/20/2016
Believe it or Not! Animal Intelligence -Estrella Park - 2/20/2016
Reptile of AZ - McDowell - 2/20/2016
Sunset/Snow Moon Hike - McDowell - 2/20/2016
Old Man of the Mountain - San Tan - 2/20/2016
Hiker's Choice Full Moon Hike and Campfire - Usery Park - 2/20/2016
Moonlight Hike - Spur Cross - 2/20/2016
Full "Snow" Moon Hike - San Tan - 2/20/2016
Hohokam Houses - the Ruins of Spur Cross - 2/21/2016
Sonoran Desert Simplified - San Tan - 2/21/2016
6th Annual White Tank Arts & Crafts Fair -White Tank Mtn. - 2/21/2016
Sonoran Desert 101 - Usery Park - 2/21/2016
Archaeology of San Tan - San Tan - 2/21/2016
Biomimicry -Estrella Park - 2/21/2016
Moonlight Hike -Estrella Park - 2/21/2016
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 2/22/2016
Flora of Spur Cross - 2/24/2016
Wednesday Wildflower Walk -White Tank Mtn. - 2/24/2016
Homeschool: Archaeology and the Basics of Basket Weaving - San Tan - 2/24/2016
Water Crisis in Arizona? - Usery Park - 2/24/2016
Night Shredders - San Tan - 2/24/2016
Fitness Thursday -Estrella Park - 2/25/2016
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park - 2/25/2016
Winter Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/25/2016
Campground Bird Walk for Beginner Birders - McDowell - 2/25/2016
Exploring a Little Stream in the Desert Hike - Lake Pleasant - 2/25/2016
"We're All in This Together!" Desert Plant Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 2/25/2016
Discover the Desert Hawk Trail - Usery Park - 2/25/2016
Friday Fitness Hike - Wagner - McDowell - 2/26/2016
Hike the Wind Cave Trail - Usery Park - 2/26/2016
“Scene It” at San Tan -Crested Saguaro Hike - San Tan - 2/26/2016
Desert Color Scavenger Hunt -White Tank Mtn. - 2/26/2016
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 2/26/2016
All About Rattlesnakes - Usery Park - 2/26/2016
Fireside at the Nature Center! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/26/2016
Animal Flashlight Walk - Usery Park - 2/26/2016
Competitive Track Closed - McDowell - 2/27/2016
“TREASURES OF SAN TAN” SCAVENGER HUNT - San Tan - 2/27/2016
100-Mile Challenge Celebration - San Tan - 2/27/2016
Hike Into History - Willow Springs - White Tank Mtn. - 2/27/2016
100 Miles in 100 Days Finale - McDowell - 2/27/2016
Archery 101 a - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/27/2016
Elephant Mountain Fortress Hike - Spur Cross - 2/27/2016
NEW! - Strike a Pose, Sonoran-Style! (Family Yoga) - White Tank Mtn. - 2/27/2016
Archery 202 - Usery Park - 2/27/2016
Looking for Early Wildflowers Hike - Lake Pleasant - 2/27/2016
The Geology of the East Valley Walk - Usery Park - 2/27/2016
Archery 101 b - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/27/2016
Archery "OPEN RANGE"- Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/27/2016
Just for Kids: Animal Tracking - San Tan - 2/27/2016
"100 Miles in 100 Days" Celebration - Usery Park - 2/27/2016
“Just for Kids” – Toddler Cruise - Usery Park - 2/27/2016
100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge Celebration -White Tank Mtn. - 2/27/2016
"100/100 Challenge" Celebration and Quartz Trail Hike! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 2/28/2016
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 2/28/2016
Kid's Photo Scavenger Hunt - Usery Park - 2/28/2016
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 2/29/2016


Events for All Parks
March, 2016
*CANCELLED* Desert Walk 'n' Talk - San Tan - 3/1/2016
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross - 3/2/2016
Wednesday Wildflower Walk -White Tank Mtn. - 3/2/2016
Wild for Wildflowers! - Usery Park - 3/2/2016
Night Shredders - San Tan - 3/2/2016
Fitness Thursday -Estrella Park - 3/3/2016
Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/3/2016
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park - 3/3/2016

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