Arizona Archaeological Society



Spur Cross Archaeology Fair (DFC)

  • 04 Mar 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area, Cave Creek

Spur Cross Archaeology Fair

The Spur Cross Archaeology Fair Sunday, March 4, 2017 from 9:00am to 2:00pm is taking shape.  The location is Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area: Sponsored by Maricopa County Parks, Cave Creek Museum, and Desert Foothills Chapter of Arizona Archaeological Society.  Fair booths include Desert Foothill Chapter of AAS, Cave Creek Museum, Friends of Tonto Forest, Pottery, and Gold Panning demonstrations and others.  There are other children's activities and crafts as well as the opportunity to view and hold prehistoric artifacts.  Bring the whole family and have fun while learning about this beautiful state.  See you there! 

* Children under 16 and those with Maricopa County Park or Spur Cross passes are free, otherwise there is a nominal fee for Conservation Area entry.

NOTE:  More details and information as arrangements and confirmations evolve.  Please check back...


Include First Mesa hike - 9:00 am and Rock Art of Spur Cross - 10:00 am.  

** Hikers must be prepared for desert walking with appropriate footwear (never flip flops or open sandals), hats, snacks, and an adequate supply of bottle water.



Our featured speaker presentation is Scott Wood retired Tonto National Forest Archaeologist - 1:00 pm.


From Cave Creek Road, turn north on Spur Cross Road.  Spur Cross Conservation Area is 4.5 miles north.

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