Gateway Desert Awareness Park
A beautiful Sonoran park with children’s play structures, informative trail, amphitheater, a demonstration garden, and much more. The Towns’ park can be found at 38100 North Vermeesch Road, Cave Creek, Arizona, 85331. Call (480) 488-1400 with any questions.
Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
The conservation area encompasses 2,154 acres of diverse, rugged upper Sonoran Desert 5 miles north of Cave Creek. For information on hikes and other events, please visit their website.
Cave Creek Regional Park
Ranging in elevation from 2,000 feet to 3,060, this desert oasis provides any hiker and equestrian majestic views. For more information on hikes and other events, please visit their .
Desert Foothills Land Trust
The Desert Foothills Land Trust works with communities and partners to protect, preserve, and steward sensitive land and species for the survival of the fragile Sonoran Desert. For more information on hikes and other events, please visit their website.
Spur Cross Stables
Our rides take us into the scenic Sonoran Desert, and the foothills of the Tonto National Forest, where riders experience a virtually undisturbed wilderness environment. For more information, please visit their website.
Cave Creek Trail Rides
Horseback riding in Arizona offers great views of Phoenix and the surrounding desert. Our cowboys and cowgirls will introduce you to the mining history of Cave Creek, AZ and unique flora and fauna while on the back of a gentle mountain horse. Please visit their website for more information.
Flat Tire Bike Shop
Road and mountain bike sales. Please visit their website for more information.
Spur Cross Cycles
Spur Cross Cycles offers road and mountain bike rentals along with information, maps and videos of local rides. They also rent town/cruiser bikes for general exploring, shopping and recreation with integrated racks and locks. Visit their website for bike models, reservations, and more information.
Guided horseback rides take you through some beautiful Saguaro forests with options to ride up rocky trails high above Cave Creek. Please call (480) 488-4538 for more information.
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Rancho Manana Golf Club
The par-70, championship layout features dramatic elevation changes, unspoiled desert terrain, abundant wildlife and the rustic charm of the historic dude ranch, which is now part of the resort property. Please visit their website for more information.