All activities meet in front of the ABDSP Visitor Center unless otherwise specified.
8:00 a.m. Hike – Hornblende Canyon Hike 5.5. Hours
Join volunteer naturalists Ann Keenan and Celeste Doughty for a moderate 5-mile roundtrip hike up Hornblende Canyon where we expect to see colorful rocks, artifacts, an old mine and flowers. Bring water and lunch. Wear hiking shoes. Limited to 10 participants. Please sign up at the Visitor Center. Meet at 8:00 a.m. in the upper parking lot of the Visitor Center to carpool.
11:00 a.m. Walk – Those Amazing Desert Plants! 1 Hour
Explore the Visitor Center Garden with Park Interpreter Sally Theriault and discover some of the unique strategies that help plants survive here. Meet in front of the Visitor Center. Who knows? We may even find some interesting things blooming!
1:00 p.m. Walk - Desert Scents 1 Hour
Enjoy an easy stroll through the visitor center garden with Volunteer Naturalist Ingrid Coffin. Use your senses on this plant exploration program that meets at the Visitor Center entrance.