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Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

#1 of 32 things to do in Gilbert Features Animals
2757 E. Guadalupe Road, Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Riparian Park - Gilbert

Very calm and clean with a lot of various length trails to explore as well as camping sites and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gilbert, Arizona
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My granddaughter and I would visit the Preserve every Tuesday. We walked around the lake and she... read more

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“bird watching” (32 reviews)
“great place” (33 reviews)
2757 E. Guadalupe Road, Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is not much more to say than it is an area of fields, some under water and some not. Plenty of rabbits and some ducks.

Thank DougTMesa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The preserve has lovely little walking paths that the children really enjoy. They also love seeing the ducks on the bridge. I would recommend early mornings or skipping summer months altogether though. It gets very hot.

Thank TLBPsyD
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Great place to visit for hiking and photographers nice travels with benches to site and watch the sites. a lot of animals from birds and turtles

Thank vwads2017
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The Riparian is a great place for bird watching. Always a lot of waterfowl including ducks, geese, stiltbirds, herons and many more. There is also a children's area with a swingset and "archiology" sand pit for digging up fossils. There are bird watching "blinds" to...More

Thank Faith D
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This park is a great place to walk your dog in an active environment. Everything there is indigenous to the Southwest desert. Song birds, water fowl, Quail, squirrels, and rabbits grace you with their presence. Go early in the morning to avoid the heat and...More

Thank sossaman1
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This reserve is very pretty - lots of shaded trails to walk around on and it's fun to watch all the birds and bunnies. Would highly recommend for anyone looking for a nice place to spend some time outdoors.

Thank jessicacO1106ZF
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a perfect place for evening, or morning strolls, we take lots of professional pictures here, and at Christmas they do lights and music.

Thank pammorgan23
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My wife, family and I have been enjoying the Riparian Area next to the library for many years. We've donated a bench next to a pond for resting, reflectioin and bird watching in memory of my wife's mother who loved to take morning and evening...More

Thank mwinaz
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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.