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Tommy J. DeBardeleben

Maricopa County Areas Map

This map shows the different areas in Maricopa County, highlighted in different colors.  Refer to the area's number for it's place on the map. 

 

Area 1:  Highway 87-From Desert to High County (includes Sunflower, Mesquite Wash, Mount Ord, Slate Creek Divide)

Area 2:  Lower Salt River Recreation Area (10 recreation sites in one area)

Area 3:  Apache Trail (One of America's most scenic routes, great birding at Fish Creek)

Area 4:  Gilbert, Chandler, and Mesa (Home of Gilbert Water Ranch)

Area 5:  South Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe (includes Rio Salado Habitat Area, South Mountain, Tempe Town Lake, Rousseau Sod Farms)

Area 6:  Peoria, Glendale, and North Phoenix

Area 7:  Southwest Phoenix (home of the Glendale Recharge Ponds and Tres Rios Wetlands)

Area 8:  Arlington to Gila Bend (Includes Arlington Wildlife Area and the Thrasher Spot)

Area 9:  West Maricopa (Home of the White Tanks Mountains)

Area 10:  Northwest Maricopa (Includes Hassayampa River Preserve and Morgan City Wash)

Area 11:  Cave Creek (Includes Seven Springs Recreation Area and Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area)

Area 12:  Lower Verde River (Bartlett and Horseshoe Lakes, Box Bar and Needle Rock Recreation Sites)

Area 13:  Fountain Hills (Includes Fountain Hills Lake, the world's highest fountain)

Birding in Maricopa County

My online guide to the birds and birding locations of Maricopa County

 

The Maricopa County Big Year

Two Big Years I did in Maricopa County

 

Birding in Arizona's White Mountains

My online guide to Birding in Arizona's White Mountains