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Armchair Tour of the Jewel of the Creek Preserve

Age Group

12 to adult


74 page article

Armchair Tour of the Jewel of the Creek Preserve


Thomas McGuire, BA, MAT Geology

Tom McGuire is an author and retired educator. He is a long time resident of Cave Creek, Arizona and has been a docent for Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area since 2001 and also volunteers as a geology expert for Desert Foothills Land Trust.

About this lesson

Is there really gold in "them hills"? Here's a great opportunity to learn about the geology of the Cave Creek area through a "guided" tour of the Jewel of the Creek preserve without ever leaving the comfort of your living room. Of course, you always have the option of downloading this lesson and enjoying it before, during or after you hit the trail, too. Either way you'll definitely appreciate the wonderful photos and interesting information about this unique and amazing preserve along Cave Creek. Let's get started on your journey.

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