What are the wild animals that live in our desert? How do they survive and thrive here? What should you do if you encounter one? Discover amazing things about our desert animals when you join our park ranger for this 1-mile/1-hour walk along the Merkle Trail. The hard-smooth surface of this trail accommodates wheelchairs and strollers. Please bring a flashlight, water and closed-toe shoes. No pets, please. Location: Area 6. Join our “All About Gila Monsters” program inside our Nature Center at 6pm and our snake feeding at 7pm at no extra cost!