Wickenburg attractions

Mine in Wickenburg

Vulture Mine

Town founder Henry Wickenburg discovered gold nuggets here in 1863. The mine spat out gold until 1942, then petered out along with surrounding Vulture City, which decayed into an atmospheric ghost town. Vulture Peak…
Nature Reserve in Wickenburg

Hassayampa River Preserve

The Hassayampa River normally runs underground, but just outside downtown it shows off its crystalline shimmer. Currently managed by Parks and Recreation, it's one of the few riparian habitats remaining in Arizona a…
Museum in Wickenburg

Desert Caballeros Western Museum

Take a stroll into the early 1900s at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum, where re-created street scenes lead to an old-time saloon, the post office and the general store. Hopi kachina dolls, colorful Arizona mine…