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 Events for Spur Cross Ranch 
<July 2014>

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 through Thursday, August 28, 2014
Maricopa County's regional parks will initiate the annual fire ban. This includes banning the use of all
campfire, fire pits and charcoal grills; however, it is still acceptable to use gas/propane grills in designated areas such as the ramada areas, semi-developed and developed camping sites, and along the shoreline at Lake Pleasant Regional Park.
If the parks do not receive ample rain during the monsoon season, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department
may extend the fire ban to protect the parks resources and ensure visitor safety. To learn more, click here.


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Per the 2012-13 Arizona Hunting and Trapping Regulations, the following parks in Maricopa County are open to hunting using shotgun shooting shot when the season coincides with a quail season:

Hunting in parks opened by the Commission Order is not permitted within 1/4 mile of any developed picnic area, developed campground, shooting range, occupied building, boat ramp, or golf course.

At this time, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department is in the process of updating its hunting maps to be in compliance with the Arizona Game and Fish Department's hunting regulations. Once the maps are updated, they will be made available. Please note that hunting is NOT allowed in the following parks:

  • Adobe Dam Regional Park
  • Buckeye Hills Regional Park
  • Cave Creek Regional Park
  • Desert Outdoor Center at Lake Pleasant
  • San Tan Mountain Regional Park
  • Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
  • Usery Mountain Regional Park



Life along the Creek - Spur Cross - 8/1/2014
Hohokam Houses - the Ruins of Spur Cross - 8/2/2014
Desert Washes Walk - Spur Cross - 8/15/2014
Flashlight Hike - Spur Cross - 8/16/2014
Life along the Creek - Spur Cross - 8/23/2014
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross - 8/29/2014
Rock Art of Spur Cross - 8/30/2014
Hohokam Houses - the Ruins of Spur Cross - 9/6/2014
Full Moon Hike - Spur Cross - 9/8/2014
Fitness Friday at Spur Cross - 9/12/2014
Sunset Over Spur Cross - 9/13/2014
Rock Art of Spur Cross - 9/20/2014
Fitness Friday at Spur Cross - 9/26/2014
Flashlight Hike - Spur Cross - 9/27/2014
Exploring Spur Cross - 10/1/2014
Hohokam Houses - the Ruins of Spur Cross - 10/4/2014
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 10/5/2014
Full Moon Hike - Spur Cross - 10/8/2014
Fitness Friday Walk at Spur Cross - 10/10/2014
Rock Art of Spur Cross - 10/11/2014
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 10/12/2014
Cottonwood Wash Walk - Spur Cross - 10/15/2014
Elephant Mountain Fortress Hike - Spur Cross - 10/18/2014
Stargazing at Spur Cross - 10/18/2014
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 10/19/2014

Park Hours
Sun-Thu: 6am-8pm
Fri-Sat: 6am-10pm
- 365 days a year 
Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
44000 N. Spur Cross Road
Cave Creek, AZ 85331    mailing address
Ph: 480-488-6601   Fax: 480-488-2263 (cover-sheet required)
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