LAKE PLEASANT SPRING WILDFLOWER HIKE, 9-11 am., Wednesday, February 27, meet just outside the park main entrance at 8:45am, limited to 24 people; $15 fee (covers entrance fee).
Explore hiking trails and have fun at Lake Pleasant, a Maricopa County Park. Have fun hiking and discovering an abundance of desert wildflowers in bloom while enjoying great views of the lake and the hillsides at Lake Pleasant Park. Bring your hiking poles, water, snacks, binoculars and curiosity. Stay and do more hiking once the class is over. 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. Meet outside the park entrance, on Castle Hot Springs Road.
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.