Maricopa County Parks and Recreation: Geology, Gold, and Streams Walk

Learn about the geology and streams of the Spur Cross region on an easy two-mile walk with nationally known earth science author and park docent Thomas McGuire.

Visit an abandoned gold mine, Nutcracker Rock, and a Hohokam rock art site along Cottonwood Wash. Bring plenty of water and your natural curiosity. No dogs on this hike. Meet at the main trailhead area where restrooms and picnic tables are located.

Registration is required for this program. Attendance is limited to 10 people, no exceptions.  Please call the Nature Center at (602) 506-9530 to check on availability and register for this guided hike.

 

Free with Park Entrance Fee

  • Audience: Adult, Teen, Youth
  • Genre: Arts, Culture & Social Science, Field Sciences
  • Type: Field Trip/Outdoor Activity, Presentation

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Date

Mar 06 2022
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Time

9:00 am - 11:30 am

Cost

Free with Park Entrance Fee

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Maricopa Northeast STEM Hub

Location

Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
44000 N. Spur Cross Rd., Cave Creek, AZ, 85331
Website
https://www.maricopacountyparks.net/park-locator/spur-cross-ranch-conservation-area/

Organizer

Maricopa County Parks and Recreation
Phone
602-506-2930
Email
maricopacountyparks@maricopa.gov
Website
https://www.maricopacountyparks.net/
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