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San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

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1763 Paseo San Luis, Hereford, AZ 85635-4611
+1 520-458-3559
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Stellar birding here

We were very surprised at the number of birds we saw here. Nice hike over to a lake, the trail runs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
peacefuldb B
San Antonio, Texas
San Pedro House

Beautiful oasis in the desert. Great starting point for hiking, bird watching. San Pedro house... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
James E
Gilbert, Arizona
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One of the prime birdwatching areas in Arizona, where visitors can see up to 500 species of birds.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“sierra vista” (16 reviews)
“visitor center” (11 reviews)
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1763 Paseo San Luis, Hereford, AZ 85635-4611
1763 Paseo San Luis, Hereford, AZ 85635-4611
+1 520-458-3559
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very surprised at the number of birds we saw here. Nice hike over to a lake, the trail runs along a creek. good views all around. The main house has a wonderful native garden area with all sorts of native plants to attract...More

Thank peacefuldb B
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Beautiful oasis in the desert. Great starting point for hiking, bird watching. San Pedro house has been turned into a small gift shop, but the staff are very knowledgeable about the area and history.

1  Thank James E
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Stop in to see the two huge cottonwood trees. Easy flat trails along the San Pedro River. The friends of the San Pedro River offer docent River walks and Bird Walks. There is a nice Book and Gift store in the San Pedro House. We...More

Thank Localgirl252
Reviewed 6 October 2017

As a desert native, there is something magical about running water. We dont get to see it very often, and the San Pedro Riparian corridor is stunning. Several hiking trails and markers around the Main House are informative and you can see the river with...More

1  Thank tucsonblonde
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I love Hummingbirds. We like to go to the San Pedro House just outside Sierra Vista, AZ on Saturday’s when they do Hummingbird Banding which usually starts in April and lasts till late September or the first of October. There are about...More

Thank BillAnd2
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Such a relaxing place to see. I actually had a deer jump out of the brush in front of me, it scared the delights out of me at first but then realized how lucky I was to see a deer that closely. I continued to...More

Thank Sandra c
Reviewed 20 July 2017

What a wonderful place to tour. Enjoy a walk down to the river and look for many birds and other local animals that may be on the trail. Nice place for a picnic too, A great family fun outdoor adventure.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Free self guided tour available. For a birder it has lots to offer, especially if you can make walk down to river. Staff was friendly. Can be hot, so wear a hat and long sleeve shirt of making the walk to River. Docent tour also...More

1  Thank Timothy D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

And by too late, I mean before the people who want to develop the area to death suck all the groundwater out, ruin the river, and kill everything that makes it beautiful to begin with. Really beautiful place especially in the mornings. Time of year...More

2  Thank Liza W
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Very special area. the trails along the river are lovely for a hike any time of day. This area attracts birds of many species in migration and just for water! We loved hiking here. We did take the guided bird trip by Southeast Arizona Ornithology...More

2  Thank LaurettaYoung
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3 June 2017|
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Response from KENTGA | Reviewed this property |
We just walked a small portion. I don't know about bike trails. Kent
30 June 2016|
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Response from Sarracenia | Reviewed this property |
The San Pedro house (where shop/office, bathrooms and trail head is) is on highway 90 East of Sierra Vista. About 7-10 miles just before you cross the river on the South side of Hwy 90. The shop has a good selection of... More
6 March 2016|
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Response from Edward N | Reviewed this property |
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