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Hassayampa River Preserve

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49614 W. Highway 60, Wickenburg, AZ 85390
+1 928-684-2772
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Oasis in the desert

Easy, well managed trails. A great experience with several choices of trails, a couple round the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
johnash
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Murcia, Spain
Not too Impressed

We drove into the Perserve, but all the parking spots were taken, and the next parking lot was like... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
photobratboy
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Rock Falls, Illinois
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49614 W. Highway 60, Wickenburg, AZ 85390
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"nature conservancy"
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"visitor center"
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"palm trees"
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"bird watching"
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"small lake"
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"above ground"
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"riparian area"
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"hiking trails"
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"great birding"
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"dry desert"
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"enjoyable walk"
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"beautiful birds"
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"worth a stop"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Easy, well managed trails. A great experience with several choices of trails, a couple round the lake. Recommended.

Thank johnash
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We drove into the Perserve, but all the parking spots were taken, and the next parking lot was like 2 blocks away, so we just drove back out. I heard the museum is supposed to be good, but it is a lot of hiking if...More

Thank photobratboy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In front of the building you walk in to purchase tickets are hummingbird feeders that are just a hoot to watch and a photographers dream to catch. They have a board where they record when and what animal was seen. About three trails. All an...More

Thank justravelinthru
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for easy trails and "Target rich" environment for birding. Can get hot so go early especially between mid April and October. I suggest weekdays, looks like it gets busy on weekends.

Thank Charles P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since we were there last, this Preserve has joined the Maricopa County Park system. There have been a lot of nice upgrades to the trails which make this park even more enjoyable than it has been in the past.

1  Thank jdukarich
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a cool place for easy hiking in the Wickenburg area. A lot of different things to see which may seem very unlikely in the desert. Great place for those who don’t like to hike seriously, and can be enjoyable to the real joker...More

1  Thank PJJ33
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Peaceful; easy to walk trails. Worth the drive and the admission price. Staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank henders0n2018
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

We took a gamble and took a leisurely walk through the River Preserve. Great and easy walk. Parking lot is being redone, so you'll have to park a bit farther.

Thank Hannahbears_mom
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

Great place for a guided birding or nature tour. Many of the desert plants are well labeled. Birds in February were not abundant. There is a spring-fed small lake not connected to the Hassayampa River--again, odd for a desert area. Lots of shade and nice...More

Thank David T
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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Unless you like to walk in sand, see absolutely no wildlife and pay $10 for the privilege. No water in the river worth speaking of therefore no wildlife. Parking lot being revamped . You have to go a little ways to the additional parking. Disappointing...More

1  Thank Kathleen K
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Janet V
October 2, 2017|
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Response from charlene m | Reviewed this property |
We were there in April. Warm. No bugs.
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Beverly B
November 4, 2016|
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Response from shardydmd | Reviewed this property |
You may want to call, but pets are not allowed on the trail.
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alzzgal
June 27, 2015|
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Response from beamc |
Our summer hours are Fri. - Sun., 7 - 11 AM. We will resume winter hours, Wed. - Sun., 8 AM - 5 PM. Admission is $5 for adults, kids and volunteers free.
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