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Dormitory Lodging at the Desert Outdoor Center
Two separate dorm room complexes accommodate 75 each.
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Multipurpose Room
A large conference room seating up to 150 people is situated adjacent to the kitchen and can be used as a dining hall.
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Classrooms
Three indoor classrooms with each room seating about 40 people each.
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Amphitheater
A popular spot to roast marshmallows and sing camp songs at night, this outdoor amphitheater seats 200 people.
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Kitchen
An area fully equipped with commercial grade amenities.
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Brick Patio
This large circular brick patio serves as a picnic and gathering area.
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Solar Panels
An array of solar panels that cool/heat the main building offers passive educational opportunities.
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Animal Exhibit
This exhibit displays reptiles and amphibians native to the Sonoran Desert.
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Lake Pleasant
Viewed from the Center and used as an educational resource, the lake entrance is located 4 miles west of the Center.
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Hiking Trail
Visitors have access to a two-mile loop trail providing panoramic views of Lake Pleasant.
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Gardens
Two educational gardens that emphasize pollination and ethnobotany incorporate passive interpretive displays.
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Gift Shop
Guests can purchase a wide variety of souvenirs to commemorate their experience.

More Information

For more information, pricing, to arrange a personal tour, or make reservations, call (602) 372-7470 or email doc@mail.maricopa.gov