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The Wild West Comes Alive in Cave Creek

Established as a gold mining town and stopping point for the US Cavalry in the mid 1870s, Cave Creek, AZ is not like most other towns in the bustling and urban Phoenix metro. While most of the buildings built in the 1800s have vanished, quite a few still stand to offer a vivid glimpse back into the Wild West of days long past.

Located high above Phoenix in the foothills of the Black Mountains, Skull Mesa, and Elephant Butte, Cave Creek has managed to maintain its utterly unique and charming Old West character despite the exponential growth of the surrounding Phoenix metro. Its breathtaking topography of desert trees and rolling hills make for truly unbeatable outdoor adventuring into desert mountains and wild spaces, while its bustling small-town community is filled with saloons, western shops, local galleries, championship golf, and an undeniable Wild West flare.

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Things to Do

It might be a small town, but the Old West flavor and tradition of Cave Creek yields a laid-back atmosphere of endless entertainment. From the beautiful preserved history of the Cave Creek Museum to the bustling shops and restaurants housed in the historic storefronts of Frontier Town, there’s something for everyone in Cave Creek. Enjoy nightlife at a local saloon, like Harold’s or Buffalo Chip, where you can enjoy nightly events like poker and casino events, trivia, and live music. Dine exquisitely or casually on all the local flavors. Shop renowned art galleries or unique shops and boutiques. Cave Creek has it all.

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Amazing Events

For those looking to celebrate the season or relive the days of the Wild West, Cave Creek is the place to be. There’s always something going on, all throughout the year. Enjoy spectacular events, like the Stagecoast Village Arts Festival, weekly Farmers Markets, a Holiday Craft & Bake Sale, Stagecoach Christmas, A Taste of Cave Creek, 4th of July Fireworks, Cave Creek Balloon Festival, Cave Creek Rodeo Days, Bike Week, Fiesta Days, Wild West Days, and many more.

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Splendid Outdoor Recreation

Looking for a way to get outside and explore? In Cave Creek, the options are nearly endless. Start with an easy self-guided tour at the Desert Awareness Park or the Desert Heritage Center. Then move on to explore the miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails of Cave Creek Regional Park, Seven Springs Recreation Area, or Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area, where you can hike all the way into the mountains of Skull Mesa.

There are also numerous golf courses in the area, like the stunning Rancho Manana Golf Club or Dove Valley Ranch. And nearby, Lake Pleasant offers endless hiking, biking, horseback riding, boating, fishing, and swimming.

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Local Education

Public school students of Cave Creek are served by Cave Creek Unified School District, which is ranked the #21 Best Public School District in Arizona. In certain areas, students may also be zoned to Deer Valley Unified School District, which is ranked the #11 Best School District. There are also numerous private, alternative, and charter schools throughout the area, including Cave Creek Montessori, Foothills Academy, and Dynamite Montessori.


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Cave Creek at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population: 5,253
Growth Since 2000: +40.9%
County: Maricopa
Median Home Price: $679,495

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Travel & Commute

Scottsdale: 30 min
Downtown Phoenix: 40 min
Glendale: 40 min
Chandler: 50 min


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