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Address: 150 Blue Heaven Rd, Patagonia, AZ 85624
Phone Number: (520) 394-2400
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A lush 770-acre habitat where both bird and plant life are abundant.

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Nature at its best

Warm day to take a trail but it was worth it. This is run by the Nature Conservancy so expect to pay to get in. Had a 2 mile plus trail to walk. Many hummingbird feeders there.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2015
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458 reviews
166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Warm day to take a trail but it was worth it. This is run by the Nature Conservancy so expect to pay to get in. Had a 2 mile plus trail to walk. Many hummingbird feeders there.

Thank One2travelUsa
Scottsdale, Arizona
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72 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

This large Nature Conservancy site is a perfect Birding destination. Many well marked paths to a varied landscape allows for a great variety of birds. And it has facilities!

Thank rcooper_12
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228 reviews
164 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I wish I had more time to stay here. Lovely lake in the middle of the desert. And birds! There is so many to see. nice trails. I will explore them next time. It is best to come here not just for a day but to bring a tent or RV and stay for longer. They have clean toilets and... More 

Thank Anna G
Tucson, United States
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is the place to stretch your legs and see the wildlife. Hiking near this Watershed, one can see the water that supplies the Sreamside Forest with life in the area. Having facilities makes this area the perfect place for wild life viewing and families can partake in the spacious surroundings of nature. The nominal $6.00 fee is worth the... More 

Thank Leslie D
Green Valley, Arizona
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57 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Many bird species, recently saw Coati Mundi plus a larger Gopher Snake eating a Rattler. In and out of shade trees, delightful trails.

1 Thank Voyaging
Portland, Oregon
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251 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This gem is worth the trip if you want to see the local birds. We were delighted to see our first Vermillion Flycatchers in great abundance. The trails are well marked and go through a variety of habitats. Our other most exciting birding find were Gray Hawks which reportedly nest on the preserve. At the visitor center are several hummingbird... More 

2 Thank LaurettaYoung
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135 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We stopped by here after visiting Paton's Hummingbird Refuge. We got here too late to walk very far on the trail but we are looking forward to spending more time here next year. The only problem is their limited hours. They are open limited days and hours so be sure to check on that before you drive out there. The... More 

Thank LabMAK
Boston, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I agree with a number of other reviewers - take a couple of hours to see everything and give yourself a chance to sit quietly so that the birds and animals will not notice you and will come out. Definitely worth the walk. We came about 45 minutes before closing time; staff gave us a discount on the fee but... More 

Thank Linda Jo S
Lake Jackson, Texas
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257 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Definitely out of the way but this Audubon site is worth hunting down. Very nice site with a wide variety of habitats, including running water, which means there is a potential for a lot of different birds. We weren't there at the birdiest time of year but we still saw several species that we saw up close and personal. Lots... More 

Thank ljtraveler_11
Janesville, Wisconsin
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108 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This Preserve is definitely worth a few hours to explore. The site is staffed by volunteers who are knowledgeable regarding bird species, animals and plants found at this site. For birders, this is a definite place to visit. The day we were there several birders were to be found checking out birds. Of particular interest, a rare species of Robin... More 

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