Intro to Desert Hiking (Registration Required, Limit 25 Participants)

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
White Tank Mountain Regional Park
20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road
Waddell, AZ 85355

(602) 506-2930 ext. 5

Have you ever wanted to get out in the desert but aren’t sure where to start? If so, then come on out to White Tank Mtn Park to learn how to start hiking safely. Click program title for more.


Bring a lunch and an open mind and learn from ranger Derik how to start hiking in our desert parks. Topics covered in the program will include how to choose a trail, how to prepare for a hike, how much water to bring, desert safety, what gear to bring, what clothing to wear, and much more. A sample pack will also be on display so you can see what a ranger carries on a day hike. This is a learning experience so feel free to ask any questions you may have and bring your gear if you would like it to be checked over by a professional.


Limit 20 participants. To register, please call the Nature Center at (602) 506-2930 ext. 5 with your name, phone number and number of people attending. If you find you cannot attend a program after you have registered, please call the Nature Center ASAP so we may contact those on the waiting list. Registration for this program will close on 2/26/24.

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