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Address: 150 Blue Heaven Rd, Patagonia, AZ 85624
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+1 520-394-2400
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A lush 770-acre habitat where both bird and plant life are abundant.

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Sonoita Creek Trail--Watch for the Cairns!

We hiked here twice and discovered that once we got very far on the Sonoita Creek Trail that it was easy to lose the trail unless we kept our eyes open for the cairns. This was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Larry P
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Fargo, North Dakota
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Fargo, North Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked here twice and discovered that once we got very far on the Sonoita Creek Trail that it was easy to lose the trail unless we kept our eyes open for the cairns. This was especially true when we crossed the Creek and were looking for the Coal Mine Springs Trail (it is to the left). When we were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Nature Conservancy maintains easy trails through the woods and along Soniota Creek. It was a easy Christmas Eve Day amble.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Nature Conservancy property is remarkable for its diversity. Set along Sonoita Creek, trails meander through the property. We saw a few birds, including a stunning Vermillion Flycatcher, a few javelinas and several herds of small white-tailed deer. Support the Nature Conservancy even if you can't visit their properties.

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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This was a lovely place to take a stroll along the ok'd railroad line on Sonoita Creek. We also did the Geoffrey Platt trail and the Patten trail. Be sure and take water on the Platt trail. It's up and down and there's little shade. Well worth it.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great nature trails and well informed docents. Enjoyed the morning walk.Multiple trails with the longest being approx 2 1/2 Miles.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 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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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 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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10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 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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