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Find your inner Katniss at Usery Park, where you’ll learn the basics of international-style target archery. Equipment is provided at the class, which is open to attendees age 8 and older. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Newbies to kayaking or local waterways can dip a toe into the world of paddling without getting wet at a one-hour "All About Kayaking" presentation, which includes a question and answer period with Maricopa County park ranger Brennan Basler. Attendees are welcome to bring a sack lunch for the talk.
Learn about the dragons of the desert during this one-hour “brown bag” discussion with Ranger B. in the Nature Center at Usery Park. Afterward, participants are welcome to hunt for nocturnal desert animals during the 7:30 p.m. Animal Flashlight Walk.
One thing I love about living in the East Valley? We’re surrounded by scenic country that makes getting outdoors easy.
Hunt for reclusive desert wildlife on this ranger-led 1.5-mile hike, starting at the trail staging area. Cameras and binoculars are welcome; hats, water and closed-toe shoes are recommended.
Children ages 3-6 and their caretakers are invited to join Miss Lynn for a 1-mile hike along the Merkle Trail, where they will learn to do a coyote howl and crawl like a bobcat. The trail is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers. Hats, water and closed-toe shoes are recommended.
We are the nocturnal animals of the desert and we like to hide. Help Ranger B find us if you can!
Ever wondered how people survived in Arizona thousands of years ago? Ranger B knows and will teach you which desert plants are safe and healthy to eat during this one-hour presentation.
Birder Sandy Hornbaker teaches you three things to look for as a bird flies away (and discusses bird behaviors) on this search for native birds. (She leads a session on birding in your own backyard 10 a.m. Friday.)
DETAILS >> 10 a.m. Thursday. Usery Mountain Regional Park, 3939 N. Usery Pass Road, Mesa. $6-per-vehicle park entry fee. (480) 984-0032 or www.maricopa.gov/parks/usery.