Fodor's Expert Review Nature Conservancy Patagonia–Sonoita Creek Preserve

Patagonia Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

At this 1,350-acre preserve, cottonwood-willow riparian habitat is protected along the Patagonia–Sonoita Creek watershed. More than 275 bird species have been sighted here, along with white-tailed deer, javelina, coatimundi (raccoonlike animals native to the region), desert tortoise, and snakes. There's a self-guided nature trail, and guided walks are occasionally offered. The admission fee is good for seven days.

Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Quick Facts

Blue Haven Rd.
Patagonia, Arizona  85624, USA

520-394–2400

www.nature.org/arizona

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $8, Closed Mon. and Tues.

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