Cave Creek Canyon Recreational Area
520-364-3468, off AZ Hwy. 80, west through Portal, AZ. 4 hours from Tucson. Fees for picnics and special events. Allow a full day.Many interesting birds from south of the border can be found here in the Chiricahua Mountains. Researchers and scientists claim that Cave Creek has the richest diversity of wildlife in the U.S. Birding is fine here year-round and especially rewarding in the summer.