Visited in May 2011, but have never stayed there - only day visits to Hummingbird feeders and then hikes up Miller Canyon to see Spotted Owls and other rarities.
Besides lodging, big draw is the hummingbird feeder area that you can visit for $5. The feeder area is tremendous! Tom has hung almost 2 dozen hummingbird feeders in a quiet shady area. There are stadium bleachers to sit on that are covered from the sun. You sit very close to the feeders and the hummingbirds don't mind at all. Sierra Vista is the Hummingbird Capital of the US - migrants from Mexico come up so it has more species than anywhere else in the US.
In addition, the property sits at the start of Miller Canyon trail - which follows a stream up to known habitat for Spotted Owls. Saw one while I was there - ask Tom the proprieter if they've been seen lately. You can also see other rarities like Red-faced Warbler and Bridled Titmouse on the trail.
Now for the bad news, the summer 2011 fires hit Miller Canyon very hard, and when the summer rains hit the deforested canyon, mud slides wiped out much of the canyon and the Beatty property. They've been working hard to dig out and rebuild, and has said the hummingbird garden was not affected. Be sure to contact them or check the web site prior to going to get a recent status.
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