Wickenburg Conservation Foundation

Horseback Riding

2017 Accomplishments:

  • Maintained the 15-mile Sophie’s Flat trail system in partnership with Bureau of Land

             Management. We recently entered into a 5-year Cooperative Agreement with BLM to
             improve and upgrade the trailhead, replace trail signage, and eventually extend the trails by 20 miles.

  • In partnership with area schools and organizations, increased the number of outdoor educational programs for children and adults that now include:

                    - Hug A Tree and Survive - basic safety for students should they become lost

                    - Geocaching

                    - Desert Survival

                    - Leave No Trace - principles for enjoying the desert responsibly

                    - Citizen Science

                    - Star Gazing

                    - Interpretive Hikes

  • Worked with The Nature Conservancy to get an Educational Use Agreement to use 33

                acres of land near the Hassayampa Elementary School for STEM based nature studies.

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PO Box 20008, Wickenburg, AZ 85390 US



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​​Protecting Wickenburg's Lifestyle and Landscape

​Schedule a Hug A Tree and Survive and/or Leave No Trace class for students and youth groups.

See Outdoor Education for details.​        

Registration now open for Mar. 12,13 and 15 Spring Break Camp for students. 

See Events for details.

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​​WCF's mission is to work with community partners to preserve the natural beauty of the Sonoran desert, maintain and expand non-motorized recreational trails and develop and host environmental education programs.