Plant Hike (Registration required, limit 20 participants)

Thursday, December 07, 2023
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
44000 N. Spur Cross Road
Cave Creek, AZ 85331

(602) 506-2930 ext 8

Join Ranger Nikki on an easy to moderate hike to learn about a variety of desert and riparian plants. Click program title for more details.


Join Ranger Nikki to learn about plants that grow along the upper park trails and those that grow along lower areas along the creek. The route uses Spur Cross, Metate and Tortuga Trails for a total of 5 miles. The trails range from easy flat terrain to rocky and uneven surfaces. Portable restrooms are available at the trailhead. Be sure to bring plenty of your own drinking water as none is available at the park. The entry fee for Spur Cross is $3 per person, cash only. Please have exact cash for the self-pay station or your annual pass.

MEETING LOCATION: Main trailhead, covered tables at map kiosk and restrooms.

Limit 20 participants. To register, please call the Cave Creek Nature Center at (602) 506-2930 ext. 8 with your name, phone number and number of people attending. If you find you cannot attend a program after you have registered, please call the Nature Center ASAP so we may contact those on the waiting list. Registration for this program will close on Wednesday, December 6.

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