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Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

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Address: 2757 E. Guadalupe Road, Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Beautiful place for a walj

We take our dog their regularly for a walk. You can see so many beautiful birds and beautiful scenery. Great place to take the family for some good healthy exercise and to enjoy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Dianne M
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Regina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We take our dog their regularly for a walk. You can see so many beautiful birds and beautiful scenery. Great place to take the family for some good healthy exercise and to enjoy the great outdoors. They also have lots of little baby bunnies to enjoy if you get to see them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have got to see this area. If you like peaceful walks, nature and it honestly feels like you stepped "off the grid". Bird lovers will adore Riparian. I love walking my dogs through. There are at least 4 different trails and they have access to the canal paths so you can get to almost anywhere from Riparian.

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Thank DiscoverGilbertAZ
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love it here. My husband fishes (never catches lol)and I walk trails with dogs.this is one of my favorite places.definately a place to see.there is an observatory open on select evenings too.

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Thank dogmomma5
Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere. We saw rabbits, coyote, owls, and of course ducks on the reclaimed water lake. Plenty of places to sit and rest or take pictures.

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Thank Murf57
Gilbert, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take my kids here to get excersize and experience nature. Lots of PokémonGo stops along the way to point you to important areas along the way.

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Thank Louis P
Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is an excellent venue for bird-watching and wildlife photography. Miles of well-maintained walking trails and usually not too many people. Highly recommended!

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Thank David R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I've fished this pond several times. Every time with no fish. I've never seen anyone catch fish here. They keep saying they stick the pond but I have my doubts. I catch fish in other places so it's not like I don't know how.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

next to the library is a great park - nice for leisurely walks or even a picnic- nice for a barbecue or bring a cup of coffee

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Oxted, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Lovely area for the entire family. The observatory is open to the public from dusk to 9.30pm on Friday and Saturday which is worth a visit and there are some lovely walks. I was told you can hike but I would class it more as a gentle walk. Definitely going to be coming back to try the fishing. So surprised... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Great preserve that has attractions for children and accepts dogs and includes an observatory (observatory is open on Friday and Saturday nights)

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