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Worthwhile natural area on the lower Colorado River

The lower Colorado is mostly a pretty trashed-out place. Trailer parks, dumps, dams, mines, ORV... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
meinoly
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Olympia
A quiet place worth visiting.

Its a very nice combination of nature preserve with a nice park for the kids. Plenty of chances to... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
900georgef
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Parker, Arizona
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“Worthwhile natural area on the lower Colorado River”
Nov 15, 2017
“Beautiful day trip”
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The lower Colorado is mostly a pretty trashed-out place. Trailer parks, dumps, dams, mines, ORV areas; there's a lot of ugly. The Ahakhav Preserve is different. They've restored a back channel of the Colorado that's a great place for canoeing and birding. There's also a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank meinoly
Reviewed November 15, 2017

This preserve is truly exceptional with beautiful trees and river inlets. With some patience you can see an amazing variety of wild life, including colorful, song birds. If you are in the area, I would recommend a side trip to this preserve.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Its a very nice combination of nature preserve with a nice park for the kids. Plenty of chances to see wildlife, mostly birds that you might not see otherwise. I visit a couple times a year.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank 900georgef
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Annual fun day in the Park. Very nice day. Area has been maintained better then some of the other close by buildings. Local food, fun and games for kids. Daughter is already planning for next year. Only saw a fraction of what this place had...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Wirunaways
Reviewed April 21, 2015

Beautiful scenery and close to the river. Picnic pavilions are available, providing shade and seating. The playground also provides excellent cover to protect children from the sun. A couple of drawbacks--1 picnic table bench is broken and simply has a board across it, but it...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Donald A
Reviewed February 6, 2015

Looks like it used to be a good hiking trail with exercise stations along the way but it has not been maintained and some stations are rusty or grown over by weeds/shrubs but you can use some of them. It's good walking along the River...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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