Four Family-Friendly Activities at McDowell Mountain Regional Park During June
McDowell Mountain Regional Park is the ideal playground to explore the beauty of the Sonoran Desert for families during June. Whether you’re looking for edge-of-your-seat adventures or something a little more low-key, here are four great activities to explore at the McDowell Mountain Regional Park:
Introduction to Archery
Want to learn archery? On June 7th at 10:00 am, instructors will teach you the basics of learning to target shoot with a bow and arrow in a safe and controlled environment. Participants will experience an introduction to international-style target archery. Equipment is provided. Space is limited. RSVP required. To RSVP, contact email@example.com. Additional details will be provided. Participants must be at least 10 years of age.
The Desert After Dark!
Meet at the Visitor Center for this evening adventure on June 9th at 7:30 pm! We will stay close to the Visitor Center and explore the desert after dark armed with black lights to look for scorpions and flashlights to look for other critters. Come out and see what the desert is like after sunset!
Jr. Ranger Desert Discovery Day
Do you know an aspiring Jr. Ranger? Bring them out to the park to earn their Jr. Ranger badge on June 14th at 7:30 am! They will meet with our Park Ranger, learn about the Sonoran Desert, and complete a few activities to earn their Jr. Ranger badge. RSVP required. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
Feeding the reptiles at the McDowell Mountain Regional Park is no easy task. It takes a team of hardworking people. Join the staff at 11:00 am on June 16th for an afternoon break and see for yourself how our cold-blooded residents eat their monthly meals. Frozen rodent entrees will be served to the critters. Program takes place in the Visitor Center.