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Events for All Parks
December, 2014
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 12/1/2014
Basics of Bird Watching - Usery Park - 12/3/2014
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross - 12/3/2014
Animal Tracks and Scat - Usery Park - 12/3/2014
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park - 12/4/2014
Winter Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/4/2014
CANCELLED Wellness Program -Estrella Park - 12/4/2014
Hiking for Fitness - Lake Pleasant - 12/4/2014
Thursday Bird Walk - Usery Park - 12/4/2014
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park - 12/4/2014
Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 12/4/2014
Ride with the Ranger to the Clay Mine! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/4/2014
McDowell Friday Fitness Hike- 4 Peaks (Horse) Staging Area - 12/5/2014
Backyard Birding - Usery Park - 12/5/2014
"Just for Kids" - Toddler Cruise - Usery Park - 12/5/2014
Super Saguaro Walk - Usery Park - 12/5/2014
Discover the Desert Interpretive Walk - Lake Pleasant - 12/5/2014
Trail Talk Series - San Tan - 12/5/2014
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 12/5/2014
Sunset and Full Moon Hike - Lake Pleasant - 12/5/2014
Moonlight Hike - Spur Cross - 12/5/2014
Animal Spotlighting - San Tan - 12/5/2014
Family Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 12/5/2014
Scorpion Search -Estrella Park - 12/5/2014
Progressive Fitness Hike #6 - Usery Park - 12/6/2014
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 12/6/2014
Desert Denizen's - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/6/2014
Rock Art of Spur Cross ** CANCELLED** - 12/6/2014
Saturday Bird Walk - Usery Park - 12/6/2014
Wag ‘n’ Walk Dog Adoption Hike - Usery Park - 12/6/2014
10 Common Plants of the Sonoran Desert - McDowell - 12/6/2014
Feeding Frenzy! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/6/2014
A Look at Kayaking - Lake Pleasant - 12/6/2014
Petroglyph Hike -Estrella Park - 12/6/2014
Reptile Feeding - McDowell - 12/6/2014
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Sunset and Full Moon Paddle - 12/6/2014
Reptile Feeding - San Tan - 12/6/2014
Full Moon Hike - San Tan - 12/6/2014
Full Moon Hike - Usery Park - 12/6/2014
Full Moon Hike -Estrella Park - 12/6/2014
Adult Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 12/6/2014
**CANCELLED** Birding Adventures - San Tan - 12/7/2014
Rocks and Streams Walk - Spur Cross - 12/7/2014
Scavenger Hunt -Estrella Park - 12/7/2014
Survival Basics - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/7/2014
Wildlife Safari - Usery Park - 12/7/2014
Black Rock Archaeology Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 12/8/2014
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 12/8/2014
Rocks and Minerals - San Tan - 12/9/2014
Backyard Birding - Usery Park - 12/10/2014
Meandering the Merkle - Usery Park - 12/10/2014
*NEW DATE* Sonoran Story and Play Time - White Tank Mtn. - 12/10/2014
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park - 12/11/2014
Exploring the Pipeline Canyon Trail - Lake Pleasant - 12/11/2014
Homeschool: Kids Vs. Wild - San Tan - 12/11/2014
Thursday Bird Walk - Usery Park - 12/11/2014
"Desert General Store" Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 12/11/2014
What Was That! A Look at Wildlife You Might Spot in the Park - Lake Pleasant - 12/11/2014
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell - Wagner Trailhead - 12/12/2014
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike - San Tan - 12/12/2014
Basics of Bird Watching - Usery Park - 12/12/2014
Yavapai Point Hike - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant - 12/12/2014
Cool Cactus Walk - Usery Park - 12/12/2014
Hike the Wind Cave Trail - Usery Park - 12/12/2014
Family Wildlife Fun - Lake Pleasant - 12/12/2014
Clay Mine Adventure! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/12/2014
Trailhead Staging Area - Closed - McDowell - 12/13/2014
Birds of Estrella -Estrella Park - 12/13/2014
*CANCELLED* Archery 101 a - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/13/2014
Archery 101 (Two class times available) - Usery Park***CANCELLED*** - 12/13/2014
CANCELLED Pleasant Paddlers Program - In Search of Bald Eagles Long Agua Fria Paddle - Lake Pleasant - 12/13/2014
CANCELLED- AZ Whippet Dog Run -Estrella Park - 12/13/2014
Desert Wash Discovery Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 12/13/2014
*CANCELLED* Archery 101 b - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/13/2014
Geology of Arizona -Estrella Park - 12/13/2014
Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 12/13/2014
All About Raptors - Usery Park - 12/13/2014
*CANCELLED* Archery "OPEN RANGE"- Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/13/2014
Desert Tales Author Storytelling -Estrella Park - 12/13/2014
Kid vs. Wild - Usery Park - 12/13/2014
*CANCELLED!* Rattlesnakes of Arizona - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/13/2014
SanTan Wonderland - San Tan - 12/13/2014
Desert Bird Walk to Nursery Tank - McDowell - 12/14/2014
Elephant Mountain Fortress Hike - Spur Cross - 12/14/2014
New to Arizona? - Usery Park - 12/14/2014
Kids Series: Silly Serpents -Estrella Park - 12/14/2014
Sonoran Desert Survival - San Tan - 12/14/2014
Mistletoe in the Desert? - Usery Park - 12/14/2014
Sonoran Sunset Photography - San Tan - 12/14/2014
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 12/15/2014
Desert Denizens - San Tan - 12/16/2014
Basics of Bird Watching - Usery Park - 12/17/2014
Exploring Spur Cross **CANCELLED** - 12/17/2014
Morning Fitness Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 12/17/2014
Meandering the Merkle - Usery Park - 12/17/2014
Adventures of Sam the Salamander! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/17/2014
All About Lizards - Usery Park - 12/17/2014
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park - 12/18/2014
Winter Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/18/2014
CANCELLED Hiking the Wild Burro Trail - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant - 12/18/2014
Old Man of the Mountain: Historical Hike - San Tan - 12/18/2014
Thursday Bird Walk - Usery Park - 12/18/2014
Wellness Program-Estrella Park - 12/18/2014
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park - 12/18/2014
All About Saguaros - San Tan - 12/18/2014
Ride with the Ranger to the Clay Mine! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/18/2014
Winter Solstice Sunrise Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 12/19/2014
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell - North Trail - 12/19/2014
Backyard Birding - Usery Park - 12/19/2014
Home School Program: "Grandmother's Smiles" - Usery Park - 12/19/2014
Tiny Tumbleweeds: Toddler Stroll - San Tan - 12/19/2014
Friday Fitness Hike - Yavapai and Cottonwood Trails- Lake Pleasant - 12/19/2014
All About Desert Holes - San Tan - 12/19/2014
Fireside with the Ranger! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/19/2014
Sunset Hike -Estrella Mountain - 12/19/2014
Family Fun Reindeer Stories and Campfire Smores - Lake Pleasant - 12/19/2014
Movie Night in the Park: “Untamed Americas: Deserts” - Usery Park - 12/19/2014
TRAILWORK Volunteers Day - San Tan - 12/20/2014
Archery 202 - Usery Park - 12/20/2014
CLASS FULL Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 9AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 12/20/2014
Hohokam Houses - the Ruins of Spur Cross - 12/20/2014
Saturday Bird Walk - Usery Park - 12/20/2014
Trailside Desert Show & Tell - McDowell - 12/20/2014
"Geology of Arizona" - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/20/2014
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 12/20/2014
Hiking 101 - San Tan - 12/20/2014
Animal Art! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/20/2014
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 12/20/2014
"Just for Kids" - Little Desert Explorers - Usery Park - 12/20/2014
Mammals of Arizona, Live! - Lake Pleasant - 12/20/2014
Life in the Desert -Estrella Park - 12/20/2014
Black Rock Luminary Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 12/20/2014
Clay Mine Adventure! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/21/2014
Family Mystery Hike -Estrella Park - 12/21/2014
Desert Cuisine: Persimmons and Pomegranates - San Tan - 12/21/2014
Sonoran Desert 101 - Usery Park - 12/21/2014
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 12/22/2014
Backyard Birding - Usery Park***CANCELLED*** - 12/24/2014
Rock Art of Spur Cross - 12/24/2014
"Just for Kids" - Little Desert Explorers - Usery Park - 12/24/2014
* County Observed Holiday - 12/25/2014
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell - Lousley Hill - 12/26/2014
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike - San Tan - 12/26/2014
Beginning Desert Hiking - Usery Park - 12/26/2014
Introduction to Desert Plants - Usery Park - 12/26/2014
All About Rattlesnakes - Usery Park - 12/26/2014
Animal Flashlight Walk - Usery Park - 12/26/2014
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE FAMIILY DAY- White Tank Mtn. - 12/27/2014
Basics of Bird Watching - Usery Park - 12/27/2014
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross - 12/27/2014
Desert Edibles Walk - Usery Park - 12/27/2014
Pollywoggin’ Storytime with Rose! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 12/27/2014
Sonoran Desert 101 - McDowell - 12/27/2014
Junior Tracker -Estrella Park - 12/27/2014
“Just for Kids” – Desert Scavenger Hunt - Usery Park - 12/27/2014
Campground Nature Walk - Usery Park - 12/27/2014
Dog Walk -Estrella Park - 12/27/2014
Sonoran Desert Simplified - San Tan - 12/28/2014
10 Common Birds of the Sonoran Desert - McDowell - 12/28/2014
Find the Ranger at Spur Cross - 12/28/2014
New to Arizona? - Usery Park - 12/28/2014
Kids Series: Silly Serpents -Estrella Park - 12/28/2014
Amazing Desert Plants - Usery Park - 12/28/2014
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 12/29/2014
Basics of Bird Watching - Usery Park - 12/31/2014
Wildlife Safari - Usery Park - 12/31/2014
Arizona Wildlife Mythbusting -Estrella Park - 12/31/2014


Events for All Parks
January, 2015
Gettin' Fit on Ford (Canyon, that is) - White Tank Mtn. - 1/1/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - New Years Day Paddle of Coles Bay - Lake Pleasant - 1/1/2015
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell -Trailhead Staging Area - 1/2/2015
Friday Fitness Series #1 - 1/2/2015
Get Fit with a Lake View Hike - Roadrunner Trail - 1/2/2015
"Just for Kids" - Toddler Cruise - Usery Park - 1/2/2015
Backyard Birding - Usery Park - 1/2/2015
Desert Awareness - Desert Knowledge - Lake Pleasant - 1/2/2015

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