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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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Great place for birding

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Highland
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99 reviews 99 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
28 helpful votes 28 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
80 helpful votes 80 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
65 helpful votes 65 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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370 reviews 370 reviews
91 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
14 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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Tucson, Arizona
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

A friend and I drove to Patagonia to hike and found the Nature Conservancy's Patagonia Creek Preserve, an amazing place about a mile from town. The fee is $6 for non-members and $3 for members. We took the 2 mile loop that runs along the creek, which was still flowing in December, through an amazing giant Oak Tree Forest, and... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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83 reviews 83 reviews
30 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We were in the general area to visit the Empire Ranch House. I wanted to write a review for them but they're not listed on TA. I recommend a visit to the historic ranch. We ended up in Patagonia and the Preserve. My niece and I had been former members of the Nature Consrvancy and wanted to view this area.... More 

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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131 reviews 131 reviews
43 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Trails lead along the Sonoita Creek where many species of birds can be seen. It's a lovely Nature Conservancy property.

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