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

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Great place for quiet walks and birding

There is a cost if you are not a Nature Conservancy Member ($6) but it goes for a good cause. There are numerous trails that run along the creek or in the open or wooded areas... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 January 2017
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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a popular stop for the birders. Nice enough place managed by the TNC and staffed with volunteers.

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Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

There is a cost if you are not a Nature Conservancy Member ($6) but it goes for a good cause. There are numerous trails that run along the creek or in the open or wooded areas. Very peaceful. We were there on a cold January day and didn't see too much but still enjoyed the walks and saw a few... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

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 January 2017

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 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

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 49 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 21 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 29 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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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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