The CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) constructed this recreation site in 1934. Large sycamore trees next to a small creek provide shade. Though the water of the creek is only ankle deep, it offers a cool respite from Arizona’ssummer heat.
At a Glance
No fees required after May 30, 2012.
January - December
Stay limit 1 day, no trailers, day use only. No services. PACK IT IN, PACK IT OUT. Glass containers prohibited. Bury human waste 6-8 inches and at least 200 feet away from camp, trails, water sources, and dry drainages. Private land nearby (working ranch): No trespassing; Do not cross flooded roadways. Use caution during the rainy season. The area (like all desert creeks) is prone to flash flooding.
Cave Creek, Scottsdale
From Carefree, take Cave Creek Road/Forest Road (FR) 24 for 18 miles north to Seven Springs. The last 9 miles of FR 24 is an all weather gravel road. The gravel portion of the road is narrow with blind curves. Click Here For Map.