Arizona State Parks and Trails: Medicinal Plants of the Sonoran Desert
Got a tummy ache? Did you wake up with a head-ache or sore muscles?
Come out to Lost Dutchman and find out how the Native Peoples of the Sonoran Desert treated a variety of ailments using the plants found in their habitat.
The Sonoran Desert is home to a rich variety of plant life used for centuries by Native Peoples medicinally, as a food source, for fuel, shelters, fishing hooks, fibers and even the occasional alcoholic beverage. So if you would like to learn more about this thriving environment, join us on our morning hike.
Bring water, a hat, good walking shoes and lots of questions.
Free with Park Entrance Fee
- Audience: Youth, Teen, Adult
- Genre: Bioscience, Heath & Medicine, Field Sciences
- Type: Presentation