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Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

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2757 E. Guadalupe Road, Gilbert, AZ 85234
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great place to take the dogs

Visited the first time just as a place to take a walk as a couple. It was great, wide clear paths... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
rex h
Mesa, Arizona
Great place for walking

Multiple trails to walk with multiple areas with water. Great place to bring kids and for walking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“bird watching” (27 reviews)
“great place” (35 reviews)
“water fowl” (12 reviews)
2757 E. Guadalupe Road, Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited the first time just as a place to take a walk as a couple. It was great, wide clear paths, lots of shade and lots of wildlife to see. the managed ponds were pretty incredible, and the fact that we have this habitat in...More

Thank rex h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Multiple trails to walk with multiple areas with water. Great place to bring kids and for walking the dog. Absolutely, love walking there.

Thank Psteinauer1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This preserve is a beautiful natural habitat filled with wildlife. We regularly see jack rabbits, quail, turtles, and many species of birds. Much of it is available for those that have limited mobility or strollers with concrete paths and benches to sit and rest. There...More

Thank Kristy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I have been visiting the Riparian Preserve for the last three years and we were incredibly surprised by the lush beauty of this park. There's a play area and a multiage/multitude space constructed out of concrete for children to climb, crawl through...More

Thank Madeleine K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must-see on your trip to Gilbert It's a quaint little Park with many areas to walk around. Everything is free. It's dog and family-friendly.

Thank bbxrt123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Next to the library and a very peaceful place to visit. Lots of nature to take in. Good place for a walk with family or your dogs. Especially nice during the Holidays as they decorate the area.

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the most tranquil places I've ever been to. The wild life is in abundance. There are ducks, geese and other water fowl. There are so many rabbits. The walk paths are clean and easily managed. There are places to sit and...More

Thank queenofscots59
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We live across the street and visit all the time. I think it's one of Gilbert's best kept secrets. There's rarely a ton of people around. Fun easy level trails all over the preserve. You'll see rabbits, ducks, all kinds of birds and wildlife right...More

Thank tkeele
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Very calm and clean with a lot of various length trails to explore as well as camping sites and places to site and enjoy the views..

Thank Paulfk57
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

My granddaughter and I would visit the Preserve every Tuesday. We walked around the lake and she enjoyed seeing the ducks and turtles. We enjoyed our time together.

Thank anniebee_7
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Response from Mary G | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 20-30 minutes depending on traffic and where u live in QC. It's worth the drive.
14 April 2017|
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Response from Carrie P | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's free.