Kraig’s Cave Creek Commentary
Sep30

Kraig’s Cave Creek Commentary

October 2017 In this brief commentary, Kraig Nelson combines insights into Cave Creek’s history and the current real estate market in Cave Creek, Scottsdale, and Carefree.  The Peak thanks the Cave Creek Museum for their long-standing support of the Desert Foothills Scenic Drive.   Kraig’s History Highlights From the Cave Creek Museum Kraig Nelson, docent  The original Cave Creek Road ran along the creek with the same...

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Our Desert Advocate by Kraig R. Nelson
Sep01

Our Desert Advocate by Kraig R. Nelson

August 31, 2017 Kraig R. Nelson He lived in a remote one-room cabin near life-sustaining water. Proximity to water was important because the cabin lacked running water, electricity, or any means of communication with the outside world. This iconoclastic man cherished solitude. The remote cabin allowed the opportunity for simple living, self-sufficiency, reflection, writing, and most importantly, maintaining a special relationship with...

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The Cave on Cave Creek
Jul12

The Cave on Cave Creek

By Kraig Nelson, Docent, Steward Courtesy of the Desert Foothills Land Trust   The journey to the infamous and iconic “Cave” on Cave Creek is an intensely rewarding adventure and hike for those who appreciate the enchanting history and enigmatic geology, flora, and fauna of the Cave Creek area. Steven Jones, Desert Foothills Land Trust naturalist, has identified fifty-six types of plants one may observe on a Cave hike.  ...

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