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<October 2015>

Back by popular demand...the Fall Challenge has returned! Last year we challenged you to hike 100-miles in three months and you rose to the challenge.

This year, you’ll be asked to solve puzzles, participate in activities, and truly experience the beauty of the Sonoran desert. So round up your friends, print out your bingo cards and prepare for a fun fall of outings.


Bingo card
East Valley
East Valley Bingo Card
West Valley
West Valley Bingo Card
All Parks
All Parks Bingo Card





Game Rules:

  • The program begins at 8 a.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2012 and closes at 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2013.
  • The completed Bingo Blitz form(s) must be received by 4 p.m., no exceptions, and may be turned into any participating County park.
  • To be eligible for the grand prize drawing(s) of an Annual Pass ($75 value) and $25 Nature Center retail voucher (total value not to exceed $100), participants must complete the entire board (blackout) and have park staff initial and date activities.
  • A total of three grand prizes will be awarded (one per board - i.e., East/West/Systemwide Boards).
  • Each participant may submit one entry per board.
  • Participants may NOT combine activities on boards OR combine boards with other participants to achieve blackout(s).
  • If the selected winner currently holds an Annual Pass, the Annual Pass will be renewed for one year upon date of expiration.
  • Participants who complete one Bingo Blitz card will receive a limited edition tee-shirt at the park the board is surrendered at on March 13, 2013.
  • Only one tee-shirt will be awarded per person - regardless of the number of boards completed.
  • Tee-shirts must be picked up at the park. Participants may make arrangements to pick-up a shirt from the park by March 27, 2013.
  • Tee-shirts will NOT be shipped to customers and park(s) will not be responsible for product not picked up.



Fridays Fitness Hike - Dixie Mine Trailhead (End of Golden Eagle Blvd) - McDowell
Hike Into a Desert Forest! at Lake Pleasant
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn.
Bats and Goatsuckers: Myths Debunked - San Tan
Archery 101 - Usery Park
Scorpion Search -Estrella Park
Animal Spotlighting - San Tan

Competitive Track - Closed - 10/10/2015
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 7AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 10/10/2015
Birds of Estrella -Estrella Park - 10/10/2015
Four Peaks Staging Area - Closed - 10/10/2015
Archery 101 a - Cave Creek Regional Park - 10/10/2015
Become a Jr. Ranger - McDowell - 10/10/2015
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 9AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 10/10/2015
Zombie Archery - San Tan - 10/10/2015
Owls and Vultures -Estrella Park - 10/10/2015
Desert Awareness and Park Information - Lake Pleasant - 10/10/2015
All About Scorpions - Usery Park - 10/10/2015
NEW* Night Riders Mountain Bike Ride - White Tank Mtn. - 10/10/2015
Campfire Songs and Overcooked Marshmallows- San Tan - 10/10/2015
Scorpion Hunt (Last one of the year!!) - Usery Park - 10/10/2015
Archery "OPEN RANGE"- Cave Creek Regional Park - 10/10/2015
Competitive Track - Closed - 10/11/2015
Mountain Bike 101: Beginner Ride - San Tan - 10/11/2015
Fitness Hike -Estrella Park - 10/11/2015
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 10/11/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 10/12/2015
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross - 10/14/2015
Homeschool: Owls - San Tan - 10/14/2015
Sonoran Story, Craft, and Play Time - White Tank Mtn. - 10/14/2015
Hiking the Grand Canyon - Usery Park - 10/14/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 10/14/2015

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Fri-Sat: 6am-10pm
- 365 days a year 

Headquarters Admin Hours
Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm
except holidays 

Maricopa County Parks & Recreation Dept.
The Headquarter Administrative Offices are located at:
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Unit Operations Center

Morristown, AZ 85342
Ph: 602-506-2930 or (928) 501-9200
Fax: (602)372-8596

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