37900 E Cave Creek Pkwy
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
Mesquite, Creosote Bush and numerous cactus species, especially the Saguaro. Lack of water sources limit bird species. Expect to see 15-25 species. Specialties include Phainopepla, numerous woodpecker species, gnatcatchers, Curve-billed Thrashers, Black-throated Sparrows and Cactus Wrens.
The hike begins at the visitor center (unless noted otherwise) and takes approximately 1 hour. The trail does go through some washes, thus some uphill sections are involved, but they are short.
Difficulty Level (1)
Program at 10:30 am in the Visitor Center: “Raptors, Eagles, Hawks, Falcons and Kin”
No registration is required, but be sure to check the park website for times and any last minute changes that might have occurred.