Life in the Desert

McDowell Mountain Regional Park

Saturday, October 29th, the McDowell Mountain Preserve, McDowell Park Association, McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, Wild at Heart and many others will provide informational and inspirational information, offer guided hikes and mountain bike rides. Helicopter and horseback rides will be offered, the day is sponsored by the Fountain Hills Times. This will be a great day to celebrate the end of the Arizona summer weather.

Date: 10/29/2011
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration: 5 hours
Speaker: Several including park staff
Registration Required: No
Fee: $6 per vehicle park entry fee

Contact: Rand Hubbell, Park Supervisor
Location: McDowell Mountain Regional Park

16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255


Park Ranger Guided Hikes - 10:45AM and 12 noon

Guided Mt. Bike Rides with Tyler Coplea - 10:00AM, 11:30AM and 1:30PM

Guided Horseback Riding from Fort McDowell Adventures- Starting at 9:30AM

Commemorative Air Force Flyover - Between 10AM and Noon

Listed below is the schedule for the presentation schedule to take place between the two permanent verandas.

9:30AM Maricopa Co. Sheriff's Dept. - Desert Safety

10:15AM McDowell Mt. Park Rangers - Desert Wildlife Presentation

11:00AM Wild at Heart - Native Birds of Prey Presentation

12:30PM Desert Photography Techniques - Presented by Sara Goodnick

1:45PM capturing the Desert's Color - Presented by Rowell Quinton.