Archaeology Expo

2018 Archaeology Expo at Spur Cross
Sunday, March 4
9 am - 3 pm
44000 N. Spur Cross Road Cave Creek, AZ 85331

The Spur Cross Archaeology Fair will be held on Sunday, March 4, from 9 am to 3 pm.  The event will be held at the Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area and is sponsored by the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department, Cave Creek Museum, and Desert Foothills Chapter of Arizona Archaeological Society.

Fair booths include Desert Foothill Chapter of AAS, Cave Creek Museum, Friends of Tonto Forest, Pottery, and Gold Panning demonstrations and others.  There are other children's activities and crafts as well as the opportunity to view and hold prehistoric artifacts.  Bring the whole family and have fun while learning about this beautiful state.  See you there!


Although the fair is free, there is a $3/adult park entrance fee. Entry is free for children under 16 and those with Maricopa County Annual Passes.

Please check the Arizona Archaeological Society (AAS) website


Include First Mesa hike - 9:00 am and Rock Art of Spur Cross - 10:00 am. 

** Hikers must be prepared for desert walking with appropriate footwear (never flip flops or open sandals), hats, snacks, and an adequate supply of bottle water.


The featured speaker presentation is Scott Wood retired Tonto National Forest Archaeologist - 1:00 pm.


*From Cave Creek road, turn North on to Spur Cross Road.  Spur Cross Conservation Area is 4 ½ miles north.  Although the Expo is free, there is a $3/adult park entrance fee.  Children under 16 and those with Maricopa County Park or Spur Cross passes are free.