Cave Creek Trails
The Town of Cave Creek maintains a network of multi-use trails that connects portions of the Town, providing access to Cave Creek Regional Park, Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area, the Tonto National Forest, and linkages to the 314-mile Maricopa Trail and the Desert Foothills Land Trust properties. These trails offer hiking, biking and horseback riding. Please check the maps below to see what type of usage is permitted for each trail.
- Trail Maps for Cave Creek Regional Park:
- Trail Maps for Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
- Trail Maps for the Desert Foothills Land Trust
- Trail Maps for the Tonto National Forest Cave Creek Ranger District
- Tonto National Forest Boundaries
- Map of the entire Tonto National Forest (must be purchased through the National Forest)
- Recreation Map, including information about hikes at the Cave Creek Ranger District
- Trail Maps for the Maricopa Trail (more than 300 miles of connected trails that encompasses Maricopa County and links to 10 regional parks)
State Trust Land
State trust land borders many of the county parks and open spaces within the Town of Cave Creek. A permit must be secured from the state land department for recreational uses of state land.
View the Arizona State Land Department Recreational Use page for additional information.
Annual Passes for Spur Cross
The Annual Passes provide a convenient and affordable way to visit Maricopa County’s regional parks. The passes provide day-use access to more than 120,000 acres of pristine Sonoran Desert parkland, and 100% of the proceeds from the pass sales are used to improve and enhance visitor recreation services. This brochure outlines the various types of Annual Passes available.