Directions from Prescott to Skull Valley:
Prescott to the Van Dickson Ranch is about 20 miles. From downtown Prescott take Iron Springs Road north. It will begin to wind southwest out of Prescott. In about 17 miles turn right on Van Dickson Road. Proceed on Van Dickson until you come to a block wall and turn left. You will see the ranch, barn, and polo field to the right.
Phoenix to Skull Valley (the shortest way):
From I-17 going north past Phoenix, turn west (left) on Highway 74 until you reach Highway 60. On 60, turn right and go north for 11 miles until you enter Wickenburg.
At Highway 93, turn right and travel to Highway 89, turning right on it. Be careful not to miss it. Travel some miles on 89, going up the big hill to Yarnell. Continue on 89 through Peeples Valley until you get to Kirkland Junction. Turn left at the junction (Kirkland Valley Road). When you get to the itty burg of Kirkland (restaurant/inn and post office), turn right (Iron Springs Road). Stay on this road.
In about seven miles you will come to Skull Valley. One mile past Skull Valley (store, gas station, café) you will see Van Dickson Road. Turn left. Go about half a mile and you will pass under a train trestle and come to a block wall and house. Turn left. You will see our ranch and the polo field. We are just one-half mile off of Iron Springs Road.
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