Enjoy Amazing Earth Fest at Pipe Spring

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News Release Date: May 7, 2013

Enjoy Amazing Earthfest at Pipe Spring

Fredonia, AZ -Pipe Spring National Monument is helping celebrate Amazing Earthfest by offering a full pallet of cultural and natural resource programs. Meet special guest Bob Audretsch, retired park ranger and author, who will be discussing his book on the Civilian Conservation Corps in northern Arizona on Tuesday May 14 from noon - 1:30 pm AZ at Pipe Spring, then again from 5:30 to 6:30 pm UT at the Kanab Library. Between St. George, Utah and Fredonia, Arizona alone there were at least 6 CCC camps during the late 1930s, early 1940s.

Below is a full list of programs offered at Pipe Spring from May 12-18:


May 12 - 17    Cultural History Mystery                                   7:30-9:15am AZ

May 12,13,16,17,18    Water is Life: Desert Hike                7:30-9:15am AZ  3:15-4:30pm AZ

May 12            Crafts of the Kai'va'veets                        8-11am AZ

May 12            Animal Adaptations to Desert Ecosystems      12-4:30pm AZ

May 12            Paiute Basketry & Beading                              1:15 4:45pm AZ

May 13            Nature Awareness Hike                           10-11am AZ 2-3pm AZ

May 13            Animal Adaptations to Desert Ecosystems      1:15-4:45pm AZ

May 14            The Deseret Telegraph                            7:30 - 9:45am AZ 3:15 - 4:45pm AZ

May 14            Lizard Life in the Desert                           8-11am AZ

May 14            Civilian Conservation Corps in Northern Arizona    12 - 1:30pm AZ

May 15            Kahns and Castles                                   7:30 - 9:45am AZ 3:15 - 4:45pm AZ

May 15 & 17   Blacksmithing and Stonecutting                       12 - 4:30pm AZ

May 15 & 17   Amazing Corvids: Ravens and their Relatives 1:15-4:45pm AZ

May 16 & 18   Blacksmithing and Stonecutting                                8- 11am AZ

May 17            Textile Demonstration                                               8- 11am AZ

May 18            Cultural History Mystery                                  12 - 4:30pm AZ


Regular entrance fees will apply - $5.00 per person 16 years and older (younger are free) or free with an Interagency pass. Pipe Spring is 15 miles west of Fredonia, AZ on AZ 389 and 45 miles east of Hurricane, UT on UT 59 and AZ 389. For more information call 928-643-7105 or visit www.nps.gov/pisp.

Last updated: February 24, 2015

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Pipe Spring National Monument
HC 65 Box 5
406 Pipe Springs Road

Fredonia, AZ 86022


(928) 643-7105

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