HomepageContact Us (Popup Window)
Site Map | Search | Phone Directory | Departments | Services
Return to Homepage  
   Parks Home   |  News   |  Search Parks   |  Parks Commission   |  Quick Glance


How to Get Here
Horseback Riding
Park Itinerary
Star Gazing
Updates on Planning




About Us
Annual Pass
Arizona Academic Standards
Brochures & Artwork
Camping Terms and Conditions
History of Park System
Maricopa Trail
Master Plan
Memorial Donations
Nature Centers
Other Links
Park Rules
Public Notices
Public Records Request
Special Use Permits
Trail Rating Guide
Volunteer Opportunities
    - Support Your Parks
Vulture Mountain
    - Hassayampa River Preserve
Wildlife / Plants

Search Parks

  Parks Home

 Events for Spur Cross Ranch 
<October 2015>

5/26/2015 - Extended due to dry conditions. A date to cancel the fire ban has not yet been determined.
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.



Per the 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



Friday Fitness Walk at Spur Cross - 10/9/2015
Cottonwood Wash Walk - Spur Cross - 10/10/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 10/12/2015
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross - 10/14/2015
Elephant Mountain Fortress Hike - Spur Cross - 10/17/2015
Geology, Gold, and Streams Walk - Spur Cross - 10/18/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 10/19/2015
Friday Fitness Walk at Spur Cross - 10/23/2015
Moonlight Hike - Spur Cross - 10/25/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 10/26/2015
Exploring Spur Cross - 10/28/2015
Rock Art of Spur Cross - 10/31/2015
Find the Ranger at Spur Cross - 11/1/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 11/2/2015
Flora of Spur Cross - 11/4/2015
Friday Fitness Walk at Spur Cross - 11/6/2015
Sunset Over Spur Cross - 11/7/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 11/9/2015
Exploring Spur Cross - 11/11/2015
Cottonwood Wash Walk - Spur Cross - 11/14/2015
Spur Cross to Cave Creek Maricopa Trail Hike - 11/15/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 11/16/2015
Rock Art of Spur Cross - 11/18/2015
Friday Fitness Walk at Spur Cross - 11/20/2015
Desert Discovery Day at the Jewel of the Creek Preserve - 11/21/2015

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)
Our Parks:  
Adobe Dam  |  Buckeye Hills  |  Cave Creek  |  Desert Outdoor Ctr  |  Estrella Mtn  |  Lake Pleasant  |  McDowell Mtn  |  San Tan Mtn  |  Spur Cross  |  Usery Mtn  |  White Tank
Main Parks Homepage  

To visit a city website, click on the link below...
Apache Junction | Avondale | Buckeye | Carefree | Cave Creek | Chandler | El Mirage | Fountain Hills | Gila Bend | Gilbert | Glendale | Goodyear | Guadalupe | Litchfield Park | Mesa | Paradise Valley | Peoria | Phoenix | Queen Creek | Scottsdale | Surprise | Tempe | Tolleson | Wickenburg | Youngtown



  Maricopa Home      Site Map      Legal Information      Privacy/Security Policies
Maricopa County Home Page
Maricopa County || 301 W. Jefferson St. || Phoenix, AZ 85003