McDowell Mountain Regional Park is the ideal playground to explore the beauty of the Sonoran Desert for families in the month of November. Whether you’re looking for edge-of-your-seat adventures or something a little more low-key, here are six great activities to explore at the McDowell Mountain Regional Park:
Way Out in the Desert – November 2nd, 2017
Curious about this unusual landscape known as the Sonoran Desert? This short, easy walk in the desert may make you feel like you are a million miles away, even though it’s only a 0.5 mile walk on a barrier-free, ADA accessible trail! Meet at the Nursery Tank Trail at 11:00 am for this hands-on outdoor experience, which is suitable for all ages & abilities and is designed to help even the most “indoor” person get “outdoors”!
Nature Nurture-Kid’s Craft- November 8th, 2017
Nurture your child’s love of nature with a kid friendly craft project! We will have a few easy options for your child to choose from to make a souvenir from their visit to the park. Program held at the Visitor Center and begins at 2:00 pm. Make sure to visit the Park’s Playground area during your visit also!
Extreme Homes of the Sonoran Desert -November 9th, 2017
Would you recognize some of the Sonoran Desert’s most unusual homes? Put your imagination to the test as we challenge your observation skills and knowledge about animal habitats in the desert. Program held at the Visitor Center, and begins at 2:00 pm.
Sounds of the Sonoran Desert- November 16th, 2017
This interactive presentation will help you to “see” the Sonoran Desert in a whole new way! Take your outdoor experience to the next level and learn to identify some of the common sounds you may hear during your time outdoors. Presentation held at the Visitor Center, and begins at 10:00 am.
Reptile Feeding! – November 18th, 2017
Join us for the fun as we feed our captive reptiles that are all native to our Sonoran Desert! Program held at the Visitor Center, and begins at 1:00 pm.
Introduction to Archery! -November 18th. 2017
This program will teach you the basics of learning to target shoot with a bow and arrow in a safe and controlled environment. Participants will experience a safe introduction to international-style target archery. Equipment is provided. Space is limited. RSVP required. To RSVP, contact email@example.com to RSVP. Participants must be at least 10 years of age.