*We reserve the right to cancel up to 48 hours in advance of program if minimum number of participants is not met.*

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Desert Play Space 9:00 am
Desert Play Space
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Release your imagination in our Nature Play Space. Items designed to stimulate movement, creativity and self-directed learning are available amidst…
Welcome to the Desert Walks 10:00 am
Welcome to the Desert Walks
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
These brief walks introduce you to our beautiful South Mountain here in the Sonoran Desert. Free, but donations appreciated.
Science and Stars Extravaganza 5:30 pm
Science and Stars Extravaganza
Apr 6 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
5:30 – 9 p.m. | Saturday: 2/2, 3/2 Celebrate science with telescope viewings, live animals, astronomy chats, local science experts, and…
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Desert Play Space 9:00 am
Desert Play Space
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Release your imagination in our Nature Play Space. Items designed to stimulate movement, creativity and self-directed learning are available amidst…
South Mountain Petroglyphs: Art of Observation 1:00 pm
South Mountain Petroglyphs: Art of Observation
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join author Peter Krocek for an interactive presentation and photographs from his decades exploring these remnants of Hohokam culture at…
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Arizona Animals: Leaping Lizards! 6:30 pm
Arizona Animals: Leaping Lizards!
Apr 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Learn about what makes Arizona lizards amazing, featuring zookeeper talks from the Phoenix Zoo. FREE!  No registration required.  Recommended for…
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Desert Play Space 9:00 am
Desert Play Space
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Release your imagination in our Nature Play Space. Items designed to stimulate movement, creativity and self-directed learning are available amidst…
Storytime at South Mountain 9:30 am
Storytime at South Mountain
Apr 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us in the Dottie Gilbert Reading Room to enjoy our favorite desert stories. FREE! Recommended for ages 2 –…
Make & Take Market 10:00 am
Make & Take Market
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Drop in for fun, nature-based “make & take” activities and crafts. No registration required. Recommended for ages 3-10. $3 per…
Welcome to the Desert Walks 10:00 am
Welcome to the Desert Walks
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
These brief walks introduce you to our beautiful South Mountain here in the Sonoran Desert. Free, but donations appreciated.
Nature at Night Walks 6:45 pm
Nature at Night Walks
Apr 13 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Experience and explore the desert at night, guided by your senses and a Park Ranger! Come over starting at 6…
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Desert Play Space 9:00 am
Desert Play Space
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Release your imagination in our Nature Play Space. Items designed to stimulate movement, creativity and self-directed learning are available amidst…
Make & Take Market 10:00 am
Make & Take Market
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Drop in for fun, nature-based “make & take” activities and crafts. No registration required. Recommended for ages 3-10. $3 per…
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South Mountain Petroglyphs: Art of Observation 6:30 pm
South Mountain Petroglyphs: Art of Observation
Apr 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join author Peter Krocek for an interactive presentation and photographs from his decades exploring these remnants of Hohokam culture at…
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Birding at the Mountain 8:00 am
Birding at the Mountain
Apr 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
8 – 10 a.m. Join experienced birder Gordon Karre on a guided walk through our South Mountain trails, to explore…
Desert Play Space 9:00 am
Desert Play Space
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Release your imagination in our Nature Play Space. Items designed to stimulate movement, creativity and self-directed learning are available amidst…
Welcome to the Desert Walks 10:00 am
Welcome to the Desert Walks
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
These brief walks introduce you to our beautiful South Mountain here in the Sonoran Desert. Free, but donations appreciated.
Moonlight Walks 6:45 pm
Moonlight Walks
Apr 20 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy a family-friendly stroll along our half-mile Judith Tunell Trail by the light of the moon, featuring our South Mountain…
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Desert Play Space 9:00 am
Desert Play Space
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Release your imagination in our Nature Play Space. Items designed to stimulate movement, creativity and self-directed learning are available amidst…
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Desert Play Space 9:00 am
Desert Play Space
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Release your imagination in our Nature Play Space. Items designed to stimulate movement, creativity and self-directed learning are available amidst…
Discovery Hikes at South Mountain 9:30 am
Discovery Hikes at South Mountain
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for “adults only” hikes led by our expert Park Rangers, each focused on a different topic and unique…
Storytime at South Mountain 9:30 am
Storytime at South Mountain
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us in the Dottie Gilbert Reading Room to enjoy our favorite desert stories. FREE! Recommended for ages 2 –…
Make & Take Market 10:00 am
Make & Take Market
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Drop in for fun, nature-based “make & take” activities and crafts. No registration required. Recommended for ages 3-10. $3 per…
Welcome to the Desert Walks 10:00 am
Welcome to the Desert Walks
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
These brief walks introduce you to our beautiful South Mountain here in the Sonoran Desert. Free, but donations appreciated.
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Silent Sunday 5:00 am
Silent Sunday
Apr 28 @ 5:00 am – 7:00 pm
Cyclists, skate boarders, wheelchair users and stroller-riding tots can now call the roads of South Mountain Park their own one…
Desert Play Space 9:00 am
Desert Play Space
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Release your imagination in our Nature Play Space. Items designed to stimulate movement, creativity and self-directed learning are available amidst…
Make & Take Market 10:00 am
Make & Take Market
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Drop in for fun, nature-based “make & take” activities and crafts. No registration required. Recommended for ages 3-10. $3 per…
Explore the Night Sky 1:00 pm
Explore the Night Sky
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Learn about the universe through an interactive educational session, focusing each month on new astronomical topics. Sunday, 4/28 | Tour…
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