All events are free or included in admission or vehicle entrance fee unless otherwise noted. Parking may be additional. Bad weather may change or cancel activity. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No pets unless otherwise specified.
Birds and bugs
Birding Agua Caliente Park — Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Regional Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Take a guided walk to look for warblers, flycatchers, hummingbirds, orioles, and vireos. Binoculars available. Online registration required. 7:30-9 a.m. July 20 and 27. 615-7855.
Bugs and Blacklights — Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Black light are set up to see moths, beetles and other animals. Bring a headlamp or flashlight. 7:30-9:30 p.m. July 22. 615-7855.
Bird Walk — San Pedro House, 9800 E. Highway 90, Sierra Vista. The river is considered one of the largest and most critical avian migratory corridors remaining in the western United States. 7-9 a.m. July 22. Donations accepted. 459-2555.
Bird Walk — Environmental Operations Park, Hwy. 90 east of Sierra Vista. A two hour walk led by docents from Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory and the Friends of the San Pedro River. Suitable footwear. 7-9 a.m. July 23. Donations accepted. 459-2555.
Birding — Colossal Cave Mountain Park, 16721 E. Old Spanish Trail. Join a local birding expert to explore the birdlife that inhabits in the park. Online registration required. 7:30-9:30 a.m. July 25. 615-7855.
Morning Bird Walks — Sweetwater Wetlands, 2511 W. Sweetwater Drive. Join Audubon Society staff member on a two hour, 1 mile easy hike to see waterfowl, regular and visiting warblers, and other species hiding in the reeds. 6-8 a.m. July 26. 209-1811.
Bugs and Blacklights — Tucson Mountain Park, Pima County Desert Discovery Center, 7798 W. Gates Pass Road. Join a Pima County naturalist to see moths, beetles, and other animals. Bring a headlamp or flashlight. 7:30-9:30 p.m. July 28. 615-7855.
Hikes and walks
Who's Who — Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. A walk through the cactus garden. 10-10:30 a.m. July 20. 733-5153.
Guided Hike — Mt. Lemmon Sunset Trailhead, milepost 22.9. Sabino Canyon Volunteer naturalist lead a 5.6 mile hike with an elevation gain of 900 feet. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 21. 749-8700.
Hidden Wildlife — Saguaro National Park East. Learn to look for the signs that animals leave behind in the desert. 10-10:30 a.m. July 22. 733-5153.
Easy Being Green — Saguaro National Park East. A walk to learn how plants get by with little rain. 10-10:30 a.m. July 23. 733-5153.
Monsoon Rains in the Desert — Saguaro National Park East. A walk with a park naturalist to learn the vital role that the rains play in the lives of plants, animals and humans. 10-10:45 a.m. July 25 and 26. 733-5153.
Tour of Historic Canoa Ranch — 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Road, Green Valley. A walking tour of the ranch headquarters. Online registration required. 8:30-10 a.m. July 25. 724-5220.
Water Walk — Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. A guided walk to discover how water moves through the landscape. Online registration required. 7:30-9 a.m. July 25. 615-7855.
Anza Tour — Historic Hacienda de la Canoa, 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Road, Green Valley. A 5-mile segment of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail. Online registration required. 9-10 a.m. July 26. 724-5220.
Guided Hike — Mt. Lemmon Marshall Gulch Trailhead, milepost 25.5. Sabino Canyon Volunteer naturalist lead a 6 mile hike with an elevation gain of 1000 feet. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 28. 749-8700.