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Ramsey Canyon Preserve

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27 E Ramsey Canyon Rd, Hereford, AZ 85615-9613
+1 520-378-2785
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Beautiful place to see birds and have a nice hike!

Second time we visited this Canyon sponsored by the Nature Conservancy. We missed the Elegant... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ann K
Moreno Valley, California
via mobile
Ramsey Canyon Hiking

First time at the Preserve. Called ahead and was told it wasn't busy and to come on out. Gentleman... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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Best known for its 14 species of hummingbirds, Ramsey Canyon requires reservations on the weekend from the Nature Conservancy.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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27 E Ramsey Canyon Rd, Hereford, AZ 85615-9613
+1 520-378-2785
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second time we visited this Canyon sponsored by the Nature Conservancy. We missed the Elegant Trogon but spotted a Townsend’s Warbler as we left. Many nice spots to sit and enjoy the brook or take a good hike, whatever you choose.

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time at the Preserve. Called ahead and was told it wasn't busy and to come on out. Gentleman at the Preserve gave me a very detailed description of trail and a nice little map to follow. The trail up to the Outlook was steep,...More

Thank mbhcathqueen
Reviewed November 20, 2017

Went for a short hike up to the top of Ramsey Mt. It was short because the Preserve locked the parking gates at 4pm. Very nice natural area. Will explore more next time in area. Life Is Good

Thank tomshoe2
Reviewed November 18, 2017

We took several hours to hike to the Overlook. The last section was strenuous as the elevation starts to increase. We saw deer, beautiful creeks, and trees with changing colors. We really enjoyed our time in the preserve.

Thank Girlfrien
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Closed a few days mid-week. Check web site before going. Ticket is good for more than one day. Get there at opening or just before closing for the best chance of seeing birds and other wildlife. Leaves turning colors now. Always a pretty walk. Also...More

Thank Ginny A
Reviewed November 4, 2017

As a first timer, I could not have been more impressed. There is a visitor center before beginning the trail that provides maps and lots of good information The first 1/2 mile of the trail is easy upward climbing, even for a senior who has...More

1  Thank Linda D
Reviewed November 3, 2017

Whether bird-watching, enjoying nature, out for a strenuous hike or meditating, the Preserve is a special place. Thank heavens the Nature Conservancy was able to acquire and protect this very special place before developers got their hands on it! At times there are guides available,...More

1  Thank Donna R V
Reviewed October 25, 2017

This preserve has two trails an easy one and a more strenuous one. You see hummingbirds, deer, and foxes. Some neat old vintage cabins as well.

Thank customlabels
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Have lived in the area for 14yrs, first visit, can’t believe I’ve never been here. It was worth the 4hr hike up the mountain and down to the small waterfall. The sounds of the wind through the trees, the birds chirping, the creek running and...More

Thank AZTraveler85616
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Hiked all the way to the overlook. Great views! Tough hike for this amateur... I would recommend this park.

Thank Dlogalbo
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October 28, 2017|
Response from Hamhed | Reviewed this property |
There are some benches outside the main entrance with bird feeders, I assume the current owner (actually his son) is still keeping them up. If you are wanting activity other than bird life you would have to go in to the... More