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

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Birding Hikes & Must See if planning a day trip in Patagonia-Sonoita

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Tucson, United States
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Tucson, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

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 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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.

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Portland, Oregon
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221 reviews 221 reviews
80 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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 

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Highland
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107 reviews 107 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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 

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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167 reviews 167 reviews
80 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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 

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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78 reviews 78 reviews
23 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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Columbia,IL
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414 reviews 414 reviews
100 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We did not allow ourselves enough time and kicked on own butt all the way back. Wife got to see a Rufus Robin, me the back of a bob cat.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We hiked several trails, but there wasn't much to see. We had hoped to see some hummingbirds, but we saw no wildlife, not even a squirrel.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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99 reviews 99 reviews
17 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Large preserve along one of the few year-long flowing creek. Beautiful riparian area and open meadows that draw birds and hold a variety of wildlife. Nice visitor center with information on latest bird sightings.

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