Maricopa County Parks and Recreation: Wildflower Hike

Learn about and search for common desert wildflowers on an easy/moderate 2.2-mile hike with the ranger.
Limit 20 participants. Registration required.  

Join the Ranger for an easy/moderate hike along San Tan, Stargazer and Moonlight Trails to search for common wildflowers and flowering shrubs of the Sonoran Desert, such as fiddleneck, filaree, brittlebush and globemallow.  We will also keep an eye out for the County Park’s March Eco-Blitz Challenge Species of the Month: the Sara Orange-Tip Butterfly. Bring your camera and a notebook if you’d like to jot down identification tips. Wear closed-toe shoes and a hat and bring plenty of water. Limit 20 participants.

Registration required by calling the San Tan park office at 602-506-2930 x7.

Meet at the main trailhead map kiosk/picnic table.

 

Free with Park Entrance Fee

  • Audience: Adult, Teen, Youth
  • Genre: Field Sciences
  • Type: Field Trip/Outdoor Activity, Presentation
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Date

Mar 29 2022
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Time

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Cost

Free with Park Entrance Fee

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Maricopa Southeast STEM Hub

Location

San Tan Mountain Regional Park
6533 W. Phillips Rd., Queen Creek, AZ, 85142
Website
https://www.maricopacountyparks.net/park-locator/san-tan-mountain-regional-park/

Organizer

Maricopa County Parks and Recreation
Phone
602-506-2930
Email
maricopacountyparks@maricopa.gov
Website
https://www.maricopacountyparks.net/
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