Maricopa County Parks and Recreation




Wednesday, October 12, 2022
06:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Lake Pleasant Regional Park
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Morristown, AZ 85342

(602) 506-2930 ext. 2

Limit 10. Learn about migratory and desert birds with Ranger Eric. Click on program title for more details.

Learn about birds of Sonoran Desert and migrant water birds on this walk with Ranger Eric. We will first meet at the Wild Burro Day Use Area, which is located off Desert Tortoise Rd.; see the two sides of the map here: lake-pleasant-8x111.pdf (maricopacountyparks.net). From Wild Burro, we will drive or hike a short distance up the peninsular ridge next to Two Cow Cove where we can scan the lake for water birds with a scope and binoculars. At this point in fall migration, we may see ducks, loons, grebes, and gulls out on the lake. For those of us up for a hike, we will go on the Wild Burro Trail for up to 0.5 mile, which is easy to moderate, but slightly rocky in places. Please bring your own binoculars, water, and wear sturdy footwear. To register, please email Ranger Eric at eric.hough@maricopa.gov. 

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