Cave Creek Canyon

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Portal, AZ 85632- Map It
(520) 558-2221

AAA Editor Notes

Cave Creek Canyon, s.w. via a paved road, displays brilliant colors and rugged towering cliffs of red rhyolite rising from the canyon floor. The Southwestern Research Station of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City is at the upper end of the canyon; its laboratories are closed to the public. Bird-watching and hiking opportunities are available. Camping is permitted.
Hours: Visitor center open Fri.-Sun. 8:30-4, Memorial Day-Labor Day. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.