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Address: 150 Blue Heaven Rd, Patagonia, AZ 85624
Phone Number: (520) 394-2400
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A lush 770-acre habitat where both bird and plant life are abundant.

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Beautiful trails and many bird

We saw turkeys before we even entered the gates! The trails are beautiful and shady and the creek is pretty. Really nice, easy hikes with lots of birds and wildlife.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2016
BlackBeltOjibwa
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We saw turkeys before we even entered the gates! The trails are beautiful and shady and the creek is pretty. Really nice, easy hikes with lots of birds and wildlife.

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PHOENIX
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124 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

This was our first trip to Patagonia. Let me start by saying you are in a quiet, very small town. The Preserve has unique birds and very interesting, diverse ecosystems. We were lucky it was Earth Day because we received a fantastic nature walk by Victor Pinto. His knowledge of the area and plant, animal and bird expertise was amazing.... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We had a great trip there today. We saw a couple of different Hawks, some hummingbirds, some brilliant vermillion flycatchers. This is a beautiful place with a couple of miles of pretty easy trails that go along Sonoita Creek. Very peaceful, really enjoyed talking to the volunteer staff there. There is a fee ($3 per person for Nature Conservancy members,... More 

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Arizona
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42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Took a picnic lunch and did a 2-mile walk through the preserve. It was a very delightful walk with some huge, old cottonwood trees along the trail and in places a lovely creek that ran quietly alongside. We walked on top of a berm that once held a railroad track for a train that traveled from from Benson, AZ to... More 

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Gunnison, Colorado
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210 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

While camping at Patagonia Lake, we drove to the Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve & took a leisurely hike through the woods on well maintained paths. The Nature Conservancy maintains this preserve & does a wonderful job! We saw many types of hummingbirds at the feeders where you enter & there are pictures displayed of the different varieties that come to the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

A very well organised nature reserve with lots to see, peaceful and excellent visitor centre with helpful guide. A must see.

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Thank JojoW6
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Nature walk, long hike. Up the hills, down to the water. All-around lovely area. Neat Patagonia Lake. Lots of bird activity. Very quiet, didn't see many hikers.

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USA
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553 reviews
194 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 327 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Warm day to take a trail but it was worth it. This is run by the Nature Conservancy so expect to pay to get in. Had a 2 mile plus trail to walk. Many hummingbird feeders there.

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Thank One2travelUsa
Scottsdale, Arizona
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93 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

This large Nature Conservancy site is a perfect Birding destination. Many well marked paths to a varied landscape allows for a great variety of birds. And it has facilities!

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Chicago
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445 reviews
318 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I wish I had more time to stay here. Lovely lake in the middle of the desert. And birds! There is so many to see. nice trails. I will explore them next time. It is best to come here not just for a day but to bring a tent or RV and stay for longer. They have clean toilets and... More 

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