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Cave Creek Canyon is an internationally known area due to the abundance of bird species that live and migrate through the lush riparian canyon. Over 300 types of birds have been recorded here. The biology of the region is unique due to the Chiricahua Mountain’s location between the Rocky Mountains in the United States and the Sierra Madre Mountains in Mexico. The American Museum of Natural History’s Southwestern Research Station is located in Cave Creek Canyon and provides lodging for many visiting scientists conducting research in the area.
This area is also known for the quality and clarity of the night sky. Astronomers from throughout the world come here to observe the heavens. The remote location, low light pollution and low humidity provide an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy many astronomical sights. Arizona Sky Village, a subdivision developed exclusively for astronomy, is located here.
Climate and Elevation
The land is classified as Cochise County RU-4 which allows minimum lot size of 4 acres. This area has experienced significant growth in the last decade. The AVA Ranch is the largest contiguous block of private land in the immediate Portal area.
Disclaimer: This information was obtained from sources deemed to be reliable but is not guaranteed by the Broker. Prospective buyers should check all the facts to their satisfaction. The property is subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal.
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