ABDSP Interpretive Activities

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm


ABDSP Interpretive Activities are Free and Open to the Public. All programs meet in front of the ABDSP Visitor Center unless otherwise stated.

9:00 a.m. Hike – Mountain Palm Springs 5 Hours
Join Volunteer Naturalists Paul Larson and Mary Ekelund for a moderate to strenuous 5-mile loop hike through several palm groves and Torote Bowl at the southern end of the Park. Bring water, lunch, binoculars, hat, sunscreen and sturdy footwear. Meet at the entrance to Mountain Palm Springs on Highway S-2 at mile post 47.1.

4:00 p.m. Garden Walk - Petals, Leaves, and Pollen 1 Hour
Knowing all the desert flowers can be frustrating and overwhelming. Join Park Interpretive  Specialist Regina Reiter to discover an imaginative and satisfying way to name the flowers, plus a key sense for confidently engaging with Nature.