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Join Ranger Eric for a guided hike with scenic views while we learn about the Sonoran Desert ecosystem. Click on program title for more details.

Join Ranger Eric for a 6.2-mile loop of the southern part of San Tan Trail and Moonlight Trail, which gives scenic views of the southern part of the park including the Malpais Hills Cliffs in the distance. Along the way, we will look for spring wildflowers and learn about the flora, fauna, and ecology of the Sonoran Desert. The trails are rated easy to moderate, with some rocky, sandy, or uneven surfaces. Please dress in layers, wear protective clothing and/or sunscreen, wear sturdy footwear, and carry ample water (at least 3 liters recommended) and snacks for yourself. The hike may take about 4 hours to complete.

MEETING LOCATION: Nature Center. See map here: https://www.maricopacountyparks.net/assets/1/6/santan-8×11.pdf

Limit 15 participants. To register, please call the Nature Center at 602-506-2930 ext. 7 with your name, phone number, and number of people attending. If you find you cannot attend a program after you have registered, please call the Nature Center ASAP so we may contact those on the waiting list. Registration for this program will close on Wednesday, 3/20/24.

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