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LAKE PLEASANT HIKE THE YAVAPAI POINT TRAIL, 9:00-11:00am, Wednesday, December 5, meet at the park main entrance, limited to 24 people
Explore hiking trails and have fun at Lake Pleasant, a Maricopa County Park. Hike to Yavapai Point, a moderately challenging walk while you enjoy the natural environment with great views of the lake. One of the most scenic water recreation areas in the Valley of the Sun, this northwest Valley park is a recreationists dream. The park offers many activities, such as camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, picnicking, and wildlife viewing. Plan to arrive by 8:45 am and wear hiking shoes/boots, bring water, binoculars and your camera. If you want to stay for lunch in the park, pack a picnic basket and enjoy the park after the hike. Bring water, a walking stick and wear closed toed shoes (highly recommended as there are rocks on this trail). Meet outside the park entrance, on Castle Hot Springs Road. The class fee includes the park entrance fee.
Instructor Terry Gerber is the Interpretative Park Ranger at Lake Pleasant and a tri-athlete and avid paddle racer, he formed the Lake Pleasant paddlers. He graduated from ASU in Business Administration.