Join us for Desert Discovery Day 2016!


10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Jewel of the Creek Preserve, Cave Creek, AZ


Join children of all ages to explore the preserve, learn about the diversity of life in our desert, and to examine the geology and archaeology underlying this magnificent landscape!

Children will receive a stamp at each station along the Harry Dalton Trail, and a goody bag for collecting stamps. Stations include live animals, crafts, information and activities from DFLT and partners. There will even be free refreshments!

Our focus for the day is to share the Sonoran Desert and the Jewel with our community in order to encourage support for conservation efforts and participation in hiking and other healthy outdoor activities. Other participating organizations include:

  • AZ Archaeological Society, Desert Foothills Chapter

  • Cave Creek Museum

  • Desert Awareness Committee of Foothills Community Foundation

  • Desert Foothills Family YMCA

  • Rural/Metro Fire Department

  • Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center

  • Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area

  • Wild At Heart

​No registration is required. However, for groups of 10 or more, please contact DFLT at 480-488-6131 or to make arrangements for your visit.

Don't miss this fun day out on the land!

Click here for directions to Desert Discovery Day!

All photos by Jon Klas. 


Together we will work to protect the landscape we love.