McDowell Sonoran Conservancy: Return to Azatlan Educational Hike
Azatlan is the contemporary archaeological name given to a large Hohokam community that existed north of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Reservation and east of Rio Verde.
Join PastFinders Don Meserve and Chris Crum for a hike through one of the largest archeological sites in central Arizona, which lies right next door to the Preserve along the Verde River. The hike will include visits to the ancient ‘ball courts’ used by the native peoples, traces of their canals and other evidence of their civilization. This is a slow paced Moderate hike of 4 miles over about 4 hours with no shade.
It is a limited attendance hike and reservations are absolutely required. Stewards must sign up at Better Impact. All others by emailing Hike-Bike@McDowellSonoran.org. Do not sign up at Meetup or other media sites and do not bring guests without registration.
Meeting location will be emailed to registered participants a few days before the hike. Bathrooms available at the trailhead. Bring water and snacks for the trail. No dogs please. Arrive 15 minutes before start of hike.
- Audience: Adult
- Genre: Arts, Culture & Social Science, Field Sciences
- Type: Workshop