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Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

#1 of 32 things to do in Gilbert Features Animals
2757 E. Guadalupe Road, Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Great place to visit for hiking and photograpers

Great place to visit for hiking and photographers nice travels with benches to site and watch the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
vwads2017
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Tempe, Arizona
Great for bird watching

The Riparian is a great place for bird watching. Always a lot of waterfowl including ducks, geese... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Faith D
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2757 E. Guadalupe Road, Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit for hiking and photographers nice travels with benches to site and watch the sites. a lot of animals from birds and turtles

Thank vwads2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Riparian is a great place for bird watching. Always a lot of waterfowl including ducks, geese, stiltbirds, herons and many more. There is also a children's area with a swingset and "archiology" sand pit for digging up fossils. There are bird watching "blinds" to...More

Thank Faith D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This park is a great place to walk your dog in an active environment. Everything there is indigenous to the Southwest desert. Song birds, water fowl, Quail, squirrels, and rabbits grace you with their presence. Go early in the morning to avoid the heat and...More

Thank sossaman1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This reserve is very pretty - lots of shaded trails to walk around on and it's fun to watch all the birds and bunnies. Would highly recommend for anyone looking for a nice place to spend some time outdoors.

Thank jessicacO1106ZF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a perfect place for evening, or morning strolls, we take lots of professional pictures here, and at Christmas they do lights and music.

Thank pammorgan23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, family and I have been enjoying the Riparian Area next to the library for many years. We've donated a bench next to a pond for resting, reflectioin and bird watching in memory of my wife's mother who loved to take morning and evening...More

Thank mwinaz
Reviewed June 19, 2017

If you want a real hiking experience, I would suggest one of the more appropaiate excursions around Phoenix i.e. San Tan or Camelback etc. However for those in the East suburbs not wanting to venture very far, this trip will suffice. Just be forewarned, you...More

Thank The_Plain_Truth_2017
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Great walking paths that are shaded! Lots of friendly people walking and birding and taking photographs. One of my favorite places to walk but NOT in the summer!!

Thank Cynthia D
Reviewed June 10, 2017

This preserve attracts migrating birds as well as local species. There are numerous trails and several ponds to walk around. Some shade. Best to go early or not in summer months.

Thank KellyM0602
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

We visited here in February with our two dogs. There were rabbits everywhere which drove our dogs a little bit crazy. They love to chase rabbits but it is strictly forbidden here. There is a nice paved walk that goes around this man-made lake and...More

Thank theREALmle
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Response from Mary G | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 20-30 minutes depending on traffic and where u live in QC. It's worth the drive.
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Response from Carrie P | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's free.
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