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Awesome hiking

I've hiked Spur Cross hundreds of times, and its never the same experience twice. Ranger Kevin... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
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Great!!! Loved it! No cell coverage but hooked up with a nice family from Ohio who got me back to... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Sharon L
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44000 N Spur Cross Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-7532
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

I've hiked Spur Cross hundreds of times, and its never the same experience twice. Ranger Kevin leads lots of hikes, which are very informative.

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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Great!!! Loved it! No cell coverage but hooked up with a nice family from Ohio who got me back to Cave Creek. Ubered back to Scottsdale. Great town, good shopping and food. Check out Big Earls for a beer and a burger. Nice misters to...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Outdoor experience not to be missed in a beautiful high desert location. Great entertainment for hiking, biking, or horseback riding. Never ending views, see something new with each visit. Animals abound in this nature’s paradise. Be sure to pick up a Tonto national pass you...More

Thank Deb M
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Hiked here in the morning before it got too hot. We were amazed with the variety of desert plants on such a short hike. Saw rabbits, birds, and salamander also.

Thank Eugenna
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We loved it. It was a nice warm up to the hikes later in the week. Weather was perfect, and the scenery was breathtaking. If you're looking for a "hike", search elsewhere. This was just more of a walk in the dessert. Loved it just...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Excellent area to hike with different circular routes of varying difficulty. Need to bring your own water and lots of it. Did find a diamondback rattlesnake less than 2 feet away, so also need to be observant of surroundings. Had a great day there in...More

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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

The folks here treat you like family. They are kind to beginners talking them through their fears. The expertly fit rider to horse. The ride is spectacular! The beautiful surroundings of cactus, hills and blue skies makes this the best trail ride in the USA!...More

Thank viaboma
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

The trails were stunning! My horse, Wilbur, was so wonderful! Boot, our trail guide was knowledgable and friendly. Incant wait to come back to Arizona and visit Spur Cross again!

Thank Paige I
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Good variety of trails for inexperienced to very experienced hikers. Cave Creek keeps this area green in the spring.

Thank kp362018
Reviewed March 27, 2018

We are in Cave Creek for the winter and this is our favorite hiking trail(s). Fabulous cactus, great views if you hike up! There is a $3.00 pp entry fee but it is worth it. Maps and facilities are available. Give it a try!

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