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Murray Springs Clovis Site - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

N Moson Rd, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635, USA

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About Murray Springs Clovis Site

Murray Springs is located in southern Arizona near the San Pedro River and once served as a Clovis hunting camp approximately 9000 years BCE. The site is unique for the massive quantity of large megafauna processing and extensive tool making. Archaeologists identified five buried animal kills and processing locations and a Clovis camp location. The site is located in the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area, administered by the Bureau of Land Management.

Attractions Near Murray Springs Clovis Site

Veteran's Memorial Park
Veteran's Memorial Park8.35km from Murray Springs Clovis Site

A beautiful riverfront park in Bullhead City is the setting for the Arizona Veterans Memorial, dedicated in the memory of more than 3,000 military men and women from the State of Arizona who were killed during wars and armed conflicts over the past 100 years. The largest portion of the memorial overlooks the Colorado River and contains a line of giant flagpoles paralleling a curved wall standing nine feet high and 40 feet wide.

Bureau of Land Management San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area Administrative Office

The San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area contains almost 57,000 acres of public land in Cochise County, Arizona, between the international border and St. David, Arizona. The primary purpose for the special designation is to protect and enhance the desert riparian ecosystem, a rare remnant of what was once an extensive network of similar riparian systems throughout the American Southwest.

Brown Canyon Ranch
Brown Canyon Ranch15.41km from Murray Springs Clovis Site

Brown Canyon Ranch is a historic ranch located in the foothills of the Huachuca Mountains, near Sierra Vista, Arizona.First permanently occupied around 1800, the ranch was acquired by the U.S. Forest Service as part of a 1998 land swap to become part of the Coronado National Forest.

Lehner Mammoth Kill Site
Lehner Mammoth Kill Site17.78km from Murray Springs Clovis Site

The Lehner Mammoth-Kill Site is a location in southern Arizona that is significant for its association with evidence that mammoths were killed here by Paleo-Indians 9000 years BCE. In 1952, Ed Lehner discovered extinct mammoth bone fragments on his ranch, at the locality now known as the Lehner Mammoth-Kill Site.

Ramsey Canyon Preserve-Nature Conservancy
Ramsey Canyon Preserve-Nature Conservancy18.15km from Murray Springs Clovis Site

Ramsey Canyon Preserve offers guided walks from March through November on an easy, shady trail. Guides share the lively natural and cultural history of the canyon, and explain why the canyon is rich in wildlife. You’ll likely spot a few deer, hummingbirds, reptiles, and insects.

Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park
Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park18.99km from Murray Springs Clovis Site

Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park is a state park of Arizona in the United States. Located in Tombstone, the park preserves the original Cochise County courthouse. The two-story building, constructed in 1882 in the Victorian style, is laid out in the shape of a cross and once contained various county offices, including those of the sheriff, recorder, treasurer, and the Board of Supervisors as well as courtrooms and a jail.

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Cochise County
Cochise County
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Cochise County is a county in the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. Here are great outdoor opportunities for hiking, rock climbing, camping, picnicking, & bird watching. This County also has great opportunities for peaceful relaxation, particularly at the many Inns, B&B's, & guest ranches. Whether it's adventure or tranquility you seek, you can easily find it here.