All activities meet in front of the ABDSP Visitor Center unless otherwise specified.
8:30 a.m. Hike – Pinyon Ridge 7 Hours
Join Volunteer Naturalists Ted Caragozian and Paul Larson for a moderately strenuous (approx 6-9 miles) in the higher country with some great views and wildflowers. Wear sturdy shoes; bring a snack and plenty of water as this is a fairly strenuous hike. Meet at the Visitor Center parking lot. Four-wheel-drive (or all-wheel drive) is mandatory with some carpooling available.
11:00 a.m. Talk/Walk - Beaks and Feet: Birding Made Simple 1 Hour
If you’ve always wanted to learn about birds but thought it’s too complicated and only for birding experts, you’ll enjoy this simple way of appreciating the birds! Join Regina Reiter, Park Interpretive Specialist, in the Visitor Center Discovery Lab for this hands-on discovery session and get a close look at birds in and around the Visitor Center. For bird lovers 8 and up with no previous birding experience necessary. Bring binoculars if you have them.
1:00 p.m. Talk – Mountain Lion/Big Horn Sheep 2 Hours
Join Volunteer Naturalist Aleese Golding for an informal cart presentation in the Visitor Center Garden.
6:00 p.m. Walk -Let’s Be “Crepuscular”! 1 Hour
You probably know “Nocturnal”, maybe “Diurnal”. Walk with Regina Reiter, Park Interpretive Specialist, for an easy walk near the Visitor Center at dusk to explore the fascinating and surprisingly active hour between the day and night. Meet in front of the Visitor Center.